Blushing is the involuntary reddening of the face, usually triggered by emotions such as embarrassment or stress. Other areas of the body - such as the neck, ears and upper chest - can also be affected. As well as causing redness, blushing can sometimes make the affected area feel hot. ...Source: NHS Choices UK ...1

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Causes of Blushing

What causes blushing? "Normal" blushing occurs when a strong emotional trigger stimulates the nervous system, resulting in the widening of the blood vessels in the face. This increases the flow of blood into the blood vessels just underneath the skin ...2

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Diagnosis of Blushing

When to seek medical advice: Most people blush from time to time, and it isn't usually a cause for concern. But frequent and severe blushing can have a significant psychological impact, leading people to avoid certain situations and interacting with ...3

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Causes List for Blushing

Possible causes of Blushing (or similar symptoms) may include:4

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Treatments for Blushing

Available treatments If abnormal blushing is affecting your quality of life, you may benefit from treatment. The specific treatment offered will depend on the underlying cause of your blushing. If the underlying cause is thought to be psychological, such as ...5

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  1. Source: NHS Choices UK: conditions/ Blushing/ 
  2. ibid.
  3. ibid.
  4. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  5. Source: NHS Choices UK: conditions/ Blushing/ 

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