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Redness: Introduction

Further information about Redness is below, or review more specific information about these types of Redness: flushing, skin redness, local redness, red skin, Knuckle redness, Red eyelids, Shin redness, Hot flushes or other types.

Redness: Reddening of the skin. See detailed information below for a list of 534 causes of Redness, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Redness:

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

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Causes of Types of Redness:

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Redness: Symptom Checker

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

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Redness Treatments

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Stories from Users for Redness

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Message Boards for Redness

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Redness: Animations

Medications or substances causing Redness:

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

Redness: Comorbid Symptoms

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

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Redness

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Redness: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Redness

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Redness: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Definitions of Redness:

A response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Detailed list of causes of Redness

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

How Common are these Causes of Redness?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Redness. Of the 534 causes of Redness that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 8 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 9 causes are "common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 6 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 8 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 518 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Redness:

The following list of conditions have 'Redness' 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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  • Kaposi's Sarcoma ... reddish-purple spots, red-purple spots on arms, red-purple spots in mouth, red-purple spots on legs
  • Keratosis ... red-brown skin














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Causes of Redness Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Redness 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 Redness?

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

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

    Classifications of Redness:

    Subtypes of Redness:

    Flushing (238 causes), Skin redness (212 causes), Local redness (5 causes), Red skin (142 causes), Knuckle redness (24 causes), Red eyelids (9 causes), Shin redness (10 causes), Hot flushes (10 causes), Hot flashes (12 causes), Eyelid infection (7 causes), Inflamed eyelids (9 causes), Flushed skin (34 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Redness:

    Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Skin color changes (2348 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Skin color symptoms (2348 causes), Inflammatory symptoms (1736 causes)

    Symptoms related to Redness:

    Rash (1165 causes), Swelling (3730 causes), Fever (2274 causes), Red eyes (630 causes), Flushing (238 causes), Ear redness (25 causes), Streaks (9 causes), Scarlet fever, Kawasaki disease (5 causes), Riboflavin deficiency, Glossitis (55 causes), Upper respiratory tract infections, Hematuria (91 causes), Glomerulonephritis (61 causes), Nephrotic syndrome, Good Pasture syndrome, Wilm's tumour, medications- clofazamine, beetroot, burns

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