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Factors (called triggers) that may cause a flare-up of
These triggers cause the blood vessels in the face to relax and open
wider (dilate), producing a sudden increase in blood flow and causing the face
to flush. Triggers for flushing affect people differently—a trigger that
affects one person may not affect another in the same way.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerKathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerAmy McMichael, MD - Dermatology
Current as ofFebruary 20, 2015
Current as of:
February 20, 2015
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Amy McMichael, MD - Dermatology
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