Flushed Skin, Itching Or Burning, Pain Or Discomfort And Skin Redness

Reviewed on 6/15/2020

One serious condition that can cause your skin to become red, flushed, and itchy is an allergic reaction. Sunburn, poison ivy, or contact with a detergent that you are sensitive to can all cause red and itchy skin. But so can a major allergic reaction that can cause swelling and breathing problems.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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