Skin blushing/flushing

Alternative Names

Blushing; Flushing; Red face

Definition of Skin blushing/flushing

Skin blushing or flushing is a sudden reddening of the face, neck, or upper chest.

Review

Jonathan Kantor, M.D., North Florida Dermatology Associates, Jacksonville, FL. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 4/15/2009

Skin layers

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