Medical Questions > General Forum Topics > General Q and A Forum

Cause of hot bright red ears

Must Read
Chronic pain affects more than 70 million Americans. But what is pain? And how can pain management help relieve different types of pain? Basic facts here....
How does the nervous system work to register pain? And what are the major causes of acute and chronic pain? Plus, who's at risk of pain here....
Acute and chronic pain manifest different symptoms. Learn the difference here and know when to seek medical help for pain....
I am a 56 year old male in relatively good shape. I am approximately 5' 7" tall, 168 lbs., eat well, and don't smoke. Occasionally, I notice that my ears turn bright red and are hot to the touch. Why does that happen?
Did you find this post helpful?

replied May 17th, 2009
Do you notice anything that brings this on? Perhaps embarrassment, or frustration?
Did you find this post helpful?
Tags: smoke, touch, male
Quick Reply