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One cheek hot/red/pressure feeling

Hi, I have numerous things going on with regards to my body....numbness, tingling, burning, fatigue, muscle cramps/spasms, etc. Mainly affecting my right side. I am currently seeing a neuro to figure out what is going on. Next appt is next week.

My cheek symptom is an odd one, though, so I thought I would post it here for an opinion. It is just on my left cheek bone area, it is red and warm to the touch. It also feels like there is pressure being put on it. Hard to describe what it feels like. What can be causing this?

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Hopefully you find this response and can tell me what the flush turned out to be.  I found your post because I am experiencing a similar thing.  My left cheek is currently flushed and hot and has been for hours.  I've found 2 explanations so far:

The first is "Fifth disease" or "Slapped-Cheek syndrome."  It is most common in children but can occur in adults.  Also, I'm only 21.  It is a virus that causes mild flu-like symptoms for about a week and then starts a warm rash on your cheek or cheeks that will spread to the rest of your body in a couple days.  Then it leaves, just like that.

The second explanation I've found is "teething" or shifting teeth.  Upon reading this, I stuck my finger in the very back of my mouth, and sure enough I could feel a tiny tip of my wisdom tooth.  I probably don't  have room for the top wisdom teeth and have already had my bottom ones cut out.  My mouth/tooth doesn't hurt yet, but it's likely that the movement is causing the warmth/flush.

What did yours turn out to be?  

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Hi,

It is difficult to tell without a clinical exam if your cheek symptom is related to your other symptoms or not. Dermatological conditions like rosacea can cause similar symptoms. Other causes include carcinoid syndrome and even allergic conditions like urticaria.

This requires further evaluation please get it done in order to make a definite diagnosis.

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If nothing else is found ask the neurologist to test for Lyme disease with a western blot test. The Elisa test often misses the mark. My daughter had similar symptoms which are usually tested for MS with a brain/spinal scan, then diagnosed as Fibromyalgia by a rheumatologist. Whether or not you had a known tick bite or not, get tested if nothing else is found. 50% of persons bit by a nymph tick the size of a pinhead never know it and DON''T get the classic bullseye rash. Insist on being tested. This disease is rampant and the medical community is far behind in their knowledge. IF you do test positive, don't let them tell you it is a false positive. No such thing. Go to the ILADS website for a list of Lyme Literate Doctors in your area.
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I have exact symptoms. My doctor said it was a migraine. The cheek symptoms didn't appear until recently. It is also on right side. What were your results?
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Did you ever get an answer to this??  I have the left side of face getting red for a couple months now for no reason have woken up a couple mornings like it, like right now.... And happens during the day at night etc... Its happening more and more frequently.  I mentioned it last week to my RA Dr she doesn't know.  Had complete blood work done and results should be back this week.... I do have sjogrens an auto immune disorder but she said she hasn't heard of anyone with that.... Its always the left side getting extremely  HOT and red, plus my blood pressure will be elevated at that too as we have a monitor so my husband always takes it when it happens right now it's 132/95....  Otherwise blood pressure is always normal so crazy.... I'm a 43year old white female.
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I ask my rheumologist too and she said could be a butterfly rash but she wasn’t sure.. I took a bad fall into our bath tub in September and broke my humerus bone on the same side and that’s when mine showed up.. All my blood work came back fine but we’re waiting on my C3 and C4 for my lupus to come back..
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I'VE READ THAT RED HOT CHEEKS ARE RELATED TO HEART FUNCTION. IF YOUR HEART IS PRODUCING HIGH BP OR HIGH HR, THEN YOUR LIKELY HAVING BLOCKAGE ISSUES? IF YOUR ONLY SEEING RED HOT ON ONE SIDE CHECK TO SEE IF YOURE HAVING WHAT IS REFEREED TO AS A FLAT EVENT OR HIGHER THAN NORMAL DIASTOLIC? IF THE OTHER WAY AROUND, MEANING SYSTOLIC NUMBER UNUSUALLY OUT OF SINK, THEN YOU MIGHT SEE A HEART DOCTOR. DONT TAKE THE TYPICAL YOUR VENUS TEST AND OR BASIC HEART ECG TEST AND LET THEM STOP THERE? THERE MIGHT BE OTHER REASONS FOR THESE DEVELOPMENTS? FOR EXAMPLES, VERY HIGH LIPIDS ALONG WITH UNDER PREFORMING ADRENALS, MAY BE CAUSING CARDIAL EVENTS DUE TO ADRENAL INSUFFICIENCY, OR UNDIAGNOSED THYROID, PARATHYROID OR EVEN ADDISONS ADRENAL PROBLEMS, WHICH ALL LEAD TO HEART EVENTS OR BLOCKAGE. THIS IS ONLY IF AS NOTED BY SOMEONE ABOVE AS CHECKING TO ENSURE THIS IS NOT A RASH OR DERMTOLOGICAL EVENT? ALSO, TAKE NOTE IF ITS HAPPENING WITH RELATION TO PRODUCTS OR HERBS/SUPLIMENTS YOURE TAKING: RULE ALL NO EMERGENT ISSUES OUT, THEN START WITH HEART ISSUES, OR THOSE ENDOCRINOLOGICAL ORGANS THAT CAUSE THE HEART ISSUES...IE, THE THYROID,PARATHYROID OR ADRENALS. THERE IS ALSO SOMETHING CALLED DISAUTONOMIA, WHICH IS THE FAILURE OF THE AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM, WHERE THE PARA AND THE SYMPATHETIC NERVOUS SYSTEM ARE FAILING TO SPEAK TO EACH OTHER CREATING A CHAIN OF NEUROLOGICAL EVENTS, SUCH THAT THE HEART IS NOT PUMPING INTO THE RIGHT CHAMBERS AT THE RIGHT TIME, THUS THE CHEEKS ARE PROVING THIS OUT, BY SHOWING THE IN CONGRUENT TIMING OF BLOOD FLOW FROM ONE CHAMBER TO ANOTHER; OVERLOAD IS THE OUTCOME AND CAN BE SEEN IN THE CHEEKS SHOWING UP WITH MORE BLOOD PUMPING TO ONE SIDE THEN THE OTHER? TAKE THIS SERIOUSLY, UNLESS ITS SHORT LASTING, OR IF YOU CAN DEBUNK THIS WITH A RASH OR DERMATOLOGICAL AFFECT! BECAUSE IF CAUSED BY FAILURE OF THE ENDOCRINE, THIS CAN BE FIXED OVER TIME WITH THE RIGHT MEDS, YET IF ITS A TRUE HEART EVENT, YOU'D WANT THIS FOUND OUT IMMEDIATELY, TRUE BLOCKAGE ALMOST GUARANTEES A UPCOMING HEART EVENT..EVEN POSSIBLE POTENTIAL BLOCKAGE, FOR AN EMBOLISM, EVEN POTENTIAL FOR WORSE SUCH AS A BRAIN EVENT IF BLOCKAGE BREAKS AWAY, AND ENDS UP IN THE BLOOD VESSELS THEN CARRIES TO THE BRAIN? IVE SEEN A TICK BIT AND THAT'S SO VERY CLEAR TO SEE, BUT LOOK IT UP ON THE INTERNET, TO BE SURE YOU'RE NOT SEEING THIS RING TYPE OF APPEARANCE, THOUGH THIS EVENT IS NOT LONG LASTING, BEFORE THE SWELLING RING IS GONE AND THE BITE DISAPEARS AND TURNS INTO INFECTIOUS LYME DISEASE? GOOD LUCK!
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I'VE READ THAT RED HOT CHEEKS ARE RELATED TO HEART FUNCTION. IF YOUR HEART IS PRODUCING HIGH BP OR HIGH HR, THEN YOUR LIKELY HAVING BLOCKAGE ISSUES? IF YOUR ONLY SEEING RED HOT ON ONE SIDE CHECK TO SEE IF YOU'RE HAVING WHAT IS REFEREED TO AS A FLAT EVENT OR HIGHER THAN NORMAL DIASTOLIC? IF THE OTHER WAY AROUND, MEANING SYSTOLIC NUMBER UNUSUALLY OUT OF SINK, THEN YOU MIGHT SEE A HEART DOCTOR. DON'T TAKE THE TYPICAL YOUR VENUS TEST AND OR BASIC HEART ECG TEST AND LET THEM STOP THERE? THERE MIGHT BE OTHER REASONS FOR THESE DEVELOPMENTS? FOR EXAMPLES, VERY HIGH LIPIDS ALONG WITH UNDER PREFORMING ADRENALS, MAY BE CAUSING CARDIAC EVENTS DUE TO ADRENAL INSUFFICIENCY, OR UNDIAGNOSED THYROID, PARATHYROID OR EVEN ADDISONS ADRENAL PROBLEMS, WHICH ALL LEAD TO HEART EVENTS OR BLOCKAGE. THIS IS ONLY IF AS NOTED BY SOMEONE ABOVE AS CHECKING TO ENSURE THIS IS NOT A RASH OR DERMTOLOGICAL EVENT? ALSO, TAKE NOTE IF ITS HAPPENING WITH RELATION TO PRODUCTS OR HERBS/SUPLIMENTS YOURE TAKING: RULE ALL NO EMERGENT ISSUES OUT, THEN START WITH HEART ISSUES, OR THOSE ENDOCRINOLOGICAL ORGANS THAT CAUSE THE HEART ISSUES...IE, THE THYROID,PARATHYROID OR ADRENALS. THERE IS ALSO SOMETHING CALLED DISAUTONOMIA, WHICH IS THE FAILURE OF THE AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM, WHERE THE PARA AND THE SYMPATHETIC NERVOUS SYSTEM ARE FAILING TO SPEAK TO EACH OTHER CREATING A CHAIN OF NEUROLOGICAL EVENTS, SUCH THAT THE HEART IS NOT PUMPING INTO THE RIGHT CHAMBERS AT THE RIGHT TIME, THUS THE CHEEKS ARE PROVING THIS OUT, BY SHOWING THE IN CONGRUENT TIMING OF BLOOD FLOW FROM ONE CHAMBER TO ANOTHER; OVERLOAD IS THE OUTCOME AND CAN BE SEEN IN THE CHEEKS SHOWING UP WITH MORE BLOOD PUMPING TO ONE SIDE THEN THE OTHER? TAKE THIS SERIOUSLY, UNLESS ITS SHORT LASTING, OR IF YOU CAN DEBUNK THIS WITH A RASH OR DERMATOLOGICAL AFFECT! BECAUSE IF CAUSED BY FAILURE OF THE ENDOCRINE, THIS CAN BE FIXED OVER TIME WITH THE RIGHT MEDS, YET IF ITS A TRUE HEART EVENT, YOU WANT THIS FOUND OUT, IMMEDIATELY! TRUE BLOCKAGE ALMOST GUARANTEES A UPCOMING HEART EVENT, and soon..EVEN POSSIBLE POTENTIAL BLOCKAGE, FOR AN EMBOLISM, POTENTIAL FOR WORSE SUCH AS A BRAIN EVENT IF BLOCKAGE BREAKS AWAY, AND ENDS UP IN THE BLOOD VESSELS THEN CARRIES TO THE BRAIN? IVE SEEN A TICK BIT, AND THAT'S SO VERY CLEAR TO SEE, BUT LOOK IT UP ON THE INTERNET, TO BE SURE YOU'RE NOT SEEING THIS RED RING TYPE OF APPEARANCE, with "spot in middle"? THOUGH THIS RED RING FROM TICK BITE EVENT, IS NOT LONG LASTING, BEFORE THE SWELLING RING IS GONE, AND THE BITE DISAPPEARS, THEN TURNS INTO INFECTIOUS LYME DISEASE? GOOD LUCK!
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