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Flushing: Involuntary skin redness usually of the face. See detailed information below for a list of 238 causes of Flushing, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
The following medical conditions are some of the possible
causes of Flushing.
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Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Flushing, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.
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Real-life user stories relating to Flushing:
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Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Flushing. Some of these are listed below :
The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible
causes of Flushing as a symptom.
Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using,
including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.
When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Flushing as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.
Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Flushing may include these symptoms:
Research the causes of these more general types of symptom:
Research the causes of these symptoms that are similar to, or related to, the symptom Flushing:
During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Flushing. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.
It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.
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Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible
causes of Flushing as a symptom include:
A sudden reddening of the face.
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The list of organs typically affected by Flushing may include, but is not limited to:
The list below shows some of the causes of Flushing mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Flushing. Of the 238 causes of Flushing that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Flushing' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Flushing based
on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:
Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Flushing, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :
Subtypes of Flushing:
Medical Conditions associated with Flushing:
Redness (534 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Skin color changes (2348 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Skin colour lesions (148 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Inflammatory symptoms (1736 causes)
Symptoms related to Flushing:
Redness (534 causes), Fever (2274 causes), Rash (1165 causes), Rosacea, Exercise, Sex, Alcohol, Alcohol intolerance, Spicy food, Monosodium glutamate (MSG), Pregnancy (699 causes), Menopause (18 causes), Hot flash, Hyperthyroidism (41 causes)
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