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Yesterday afternoon I was sitting at my desk at work and all of a sudden my face got bright red and really hot. I had no fever and my blood pressure was okay. It's still like that a day later, any ideas?
I ate a foil packaged tuna salad for lunch that I never had before.

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replied March 9th, 2011
Anxiety and Stress Answer A20640

Allergy to the Tuna could cause such a reaction. However, you can visit your GP and get it evaluated. Anxiety may cause flushing of the face, but it usually subsides after a few minutes. Your symptoms appear to be due to the allergic reaction.

Hope this helps. Take care.

Abhijeet Deshmukh, MD

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