Blushing; Flushing; Red face
Skin blushing or flushing is a sudden reddening of the face, neck, or upper chest.
Blushing is a normal body response that may occur when you are embarrassed, angry, excited, or experiencing some other strong emotion.
Flushing of the face may also be associated with certain medical conditions.
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