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Red face: Introduction

Red face: Red coloring, redness, or flushing of the face. See detailed information below for a list of 205 causes of Red face, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Red face:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Red face. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Causes of Types of Red face:

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Red face: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Red face, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Red face Treatments

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Stories from Users for Red face

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Message Boards for Red face

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Diagnostic tests for Red face:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Red face. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • Temperature to detect fever which may cause a red face
    • Blood pressure - episodically elevated with phaeochromocytoma.
    • Neck examination to detect enlarged thyroid in hyperthyroidism
    • Abdominal examination looking for enlarged liver in carcinoid syndrome
    • Note characteristics of any facial skin rash - e.g. macular, papular, pustular, vesicular, bullous, scaly, ulcers - will help determine the cause of the rash (e.g. a macular or papular rash may suggest eczema, contact dermatitis, exfoliative dermatitis or a drug reaction; a pustular rash may suggest staphylococcus or a fungal skin infection; a vesicular or bullous rash may suggest chicken pox, contact dermatitis or bullous impetigo; an ulcerative rash may suggest a basal cell carcinoma).
  • Blood tests
  • more tests...»

Red face: Animations

Medications or substances causing Red face:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Red face 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.

Red face: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Red face may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Red face

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Red face. 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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Red face: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Red face

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Red face: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Organs affected by Red face:

The list of organs typically affected by Red face may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Red face

The list below shows some of the causes of Red face mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Red face?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Red face. Of the 205 causes of Red face that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 7 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 6 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 5 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 197 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Red face:

The following list of conditions have 'Red face' 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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  • Lupus ... butterfly face eruption, rash on cheeks and nose

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Causes of Red face Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Red face based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Red face?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Red face, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Red face:

    Subtypes of Red face:

    Facial rash (33 causes), Face rash (13 causes), Cheek rash (22 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Red face:

    Face symptoms (8109 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes)

    Symptoms related to Red face:

    Flushing (238 causes), Blushing, Rash (1165 causes), Facial symptoms (8109 causes), Redness (534 causes), Chronic bronchitis (19 causes), Smoker's facies, Alcoholics, Superior vena caval obstruction

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