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Red cheeks

I am 15 Years old live in Canada and have a severe problem with my cheeks always being red.

I have gone to a skin care place and they said it was most likely not rosacea but i got a cream called rosacea relief, which did not work.

There is no rash just red tinted cheeks. its really annoying and they often feel warm when they are red.

They barley ever are my natural skin colour. Are my red cheeks Hormonal? Acne form?

Also in the winter when outside they tend to turn purple because of the cold? Any suggestions
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563773 tn?1374246539
MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL
Hello,
If rosacea has been ruled out then it can be due to blushing. Blushing is a sudden and involuntary reddening of the face, neck and ears.You can overcome it by psychological counseling with a psychologist/psychiatrist and boosting up your confidence levels.The treatment of severe blushing includes anti anxiety medicines and beta blockers.Severe cases may need endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy (ETS).

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.



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Could the red cheeks have anything to do with hormones or a form of Acne?
563773 tn?1374246539
MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL
Hello,
Acne are sometimes a part of rosacea and then they may present as red cheeks with popular pustular lesions, but otherwise acne vulgaris does not present with red cheeks. I hope it helps. Take care and regards.

7665765 tn?1393185287
im 13 years old and my cheeks just start going red and my ears. they burn up and really hurt, so what do i do?
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