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Why does your face get red when you are nervous and why do some people's faces get redder than others?

Asked by katielady (36points) August 30th, 2007

well, my face always turns bright red and i am just wondering why?

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joli's avatar

Your blood pressure rises due to the fight or flight syndrome bringing extra stimulation to all your blood vessels. Fair pink skinned people just show it more, that’s all. Asian people have the same kind of flush from alcohol because they don’t carry the enzymes to metabolize it.

Hawaiiguy's avatar

you might try an iron supplement

kylecnj's avatar

Some people have brighter faces because of their complexion.

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