Medical Video: What Causes Hot Flashes or Hot Flushes?
Red and hot ears are usually synonymous with high anger. However, this can also be caused by certain health conditions. Reddened ears can only be one or even both at once. Anything?
What are the causes of red ears?
BHere are some of the possible causes of red and hot ears
1. Reaction of certain things
Shame, anger, or panic is the most common cause of suddenly reddish ears. This occurs due to an increase in blood flow to the ear area.
The ear can also be red as a reaction fromtemperature changes (whether cold to hot, or vice versa), consumption of alcohol, after exercise, and changes in hormonal effects of menopause or after chemotherapy. In addition to flushing, your ears can also feel warm.
2. Sunburned ears
Exposure to sunlight for a long period of time can cause the skin of the ears and surrounding areas to be reddish in color.Other burnt symptoms include burning, pain, and pain when pressed. For more severe cases, the skin can even blister and peel due to sunburn.
3. Skin infections
The presence of an infection on the skin can also be one of the causes of red and painful ears. For example cellulitis caused by bacterial infection. Bacteria can enter the body through wounds, insect bites, and dry skin. Besides causing the ears to red, swollen, and feel hot, cellulitis can also cause itfatigue, fever, to shivering.
4. Seborrheic eczema
Seborrheic eczema or seborrheic dermatitis can cause reddish ear skin.Seborrheic eczema is characterized by itchy, scaly red patches on the scalp and back, and face.
Generally the cause of seborrheic eczema is unknown. This is still thought to be related to genetic and immune system interactions with organisms that live on the skin.
How do you deal with red ears?
The way to deal with the red ear will be based on the cause. If it is caused by exposure to excessive sunlight, irritated skin can you apply aloe gel or take painkillers such as ibuprofen. You can also compress red and hot ears with cold compresses. If caused by infection, the main treatment is with antibiotics.
However, these red ears should not be ignored. Seek immediate medical attention if the ear feels painful, painful when pressed, feels buzzing, especially if it suddenly bleeds.
It is also important to seek medical treatment to treat bacterial infections such as cellulitis, especially if the symptoms of the red ear are accompanied by fever.