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Alternative namesBlushing; Flushing; Red face
Skin blushing or flushing is a sudden reddening of the face, neck and occasionally, upper chest.
ConsiderationsBlushing is a normal response when embarrassed, angry, feeling guilty, or experiencing some other strong emotion.
Flushing of the face may also be associated with certain medical conditions.
Home CareEliminate any triggers that you can identify. Try to avoid hot drinks, spicy food, extremes of temperature, and bright sunlight.
Call your health care provider if
The medical history will be obtained and a physical examination performed.
Medical history questions documenting your skin blushing/flushing in detail may include:
Update Date: 10/27/2003Jeffrey Drayer, M.D., Dermatologist, Los Angeles, CA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network.
Last updated: Tue, 06 Jan 2009 00:20:03 GMT