Skin Conditions

Skin Redness/Flushing

Skin redness and flushing can simply be caused by an increase in body temperature, emotions (such as embarrassment or anger) or an underlying condition such as Rosacea. Many women also experience facial flushing during the menopause.

What causes Skin Redness/ Flushing?

There are many contributing factors to skin redness/ flushing. Our skin flushes in response to a sudden increase in body temperature. Most often this is a physical response to internal or external factors, such as spicy food or emotional triggers. If the redness/ flushed appearance is persistent, it could be a sign of an underlying condition such as Roseacea.

Where can you get Skin Redness/ Flushing?

Skin redness/ flushing occurs on the face, predominantly the cheeks and neck.

Who can get Skin Redness/ Flushing?

Everyone can get skin redness/ flushing, as it is a natural bodily reaction. However, some people are more prone to it than others. Menopausal women often experience facial flushing as a symptom.

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