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Why does my face turn red & hot when speaking to others?

Hi.  This just recently started happening to me.   When I am with a group of friends, and one of them asks me a question or directs the attention to me, my face automatically turns red and feels hot.  I start acting like something's in my eye, or that I need to couch, etc.  I then lose my train of thought as to what I'm saying because I'm sure everyone can see that my face is red.   I cannot figure out why I feel so embarrassed.  I've never been this way before.  I could see if I've always been this way, but I haven't.  I guess I just need more confidence when I speak, but HOW can I get that?   WHY would I feel embarrassed when I'm just talking with friends or coworkers??   Thank you.
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Your other thread said you are over-thinking things now, so likely this issue is related.
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It sounds like social anxiety. Talking to a professional may help because they can teach you tools to combat it.
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Some people blush.  It's just what they do.  It might be nothing more than that.  Worrying about it this much, though, isn't any fun and talking to a professional might help.
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