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#11 David and Laura

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    Posted 29 January 2008 - 06:52 PM

    OMG, my face turns BRIGHT red after I workout. I hate it, but I've gotten used to it. I always thought it might have something to do with mild rosacea because my face gets red sometimes when I drink red wine or eat spicy foods, which are also signs of rosacea, but I have never been diagnosed.

    #12 Sarah

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      Posted 29 January 2008 - 07:29 PM

      Oh wow- I thought I was the only person in the world with this problem! I'm not in the greatest shape right now, but even when I used to run miles a day, I turn BEET RED any time I get hot. I was so worried about this during the wedding, so I made sure to drink a ton of water and keep a fan around so I could cool myself. People ask me all the time if I'm ok. It even happens at work if I'm hot from being really busy- I turn beet red there too. Just my face, nothing else. Basically any time I workout, get hot, eat spicy food, or drink. Fun times.

      #13 *JillD*

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        Posted 29 January 2008 - 08:22 PM

        Me too! I'm not in great shape right now either, but I've always been like this and people always ask if I'm ok, I hate it!

        #14 meandpaul

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          Posted 29 January 2008 - 08:28 PM

          Yeah, I get a red face too after I workout. I always thought it was b/c I dont sweat a lot.

          #15 AlmostMrsForbes

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            Posted 29 January 2008 - 10:50 PM

            huh ... that's interesting. i don't sweat a ton either ... less than normal, i'd guess. maybe it has something to do with that?? at least i'm not alone!

            #16 Saraha

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              Posted 29 January 2008 - 10:55 PM

              Same exact thing happens to me, I figured the reason why this happens to me is because I dont sweat alot.... so my body somewhat over heats b/c it cant cool down.... I always say I need a new AC unit haha

              #17 -Kate-

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                Posted 30 January 2008 - 01:21 AM

                I get the same thing - red and splotchy. Plus I sweat like a big ol' hog. No wonder I never got hit on at a gym in my single days.

                #18 DreaW

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                  Posted 30 January 2008 - 02:29 AM

                  hooray I'm not the only one, the trainer's at the gym think I don't breath...which I do....I also get red when drinking wine..one sip.

                  #19 Yari

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                    Posted 30 January 2008 - 02:33 AM

                    I too am a freak!

                    I get super red in the face and I swear like a pig in heat. (Okay I have no idea what a pig in heat sweats like, but it sounded good.)

                    #20 starchild

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                      Posted 30 January 2008 - 02:41 AM

                      Totally happens to me too, I share your pain :)




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