Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Face Flushing Underlying Cause

Flushing is caused by sudden dilation of blood vessels in the skin.

Common causes of flushing include:

  • Alcohol
  • Fever
  • Medication
  • Menopause
  • Rapid changes in temperature
  • Spicy food
  • Sudden embarrassment

Illnesses that cause flushing include:

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