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    I am 15, but ever since I can remember all people that have known me have taken the p*** out of me because when I get embarressed I go bright red!

    Just the slightest thing, even right now if someone embarressed me or anything of an embarressing nature to me was said I would turn red with embarressment.

    Its really annoying and in primary school I would be teased about it constantly but in secondary school it is fine no one comments but I hate it and is there ANYTHING I can do about it at all?

    I tried not to get embarressed and things but it doesn't work as soon as someone says anything of that nature I go bright red!!

    Any operations/anything???
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    my sisters the same, she jus laughs it off, i wudnt worry about it,if it worries u so much tell them that it annoys u that they laugh about it.dnt think ders much u can do?
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    I know exactly what you mean, that used to happen to me, i still go red at times but believe me, it fades as you get older. It is so embarassing but you will hopefully grow out of it. there are drastic operations you can have that cut the blood vessels but i wouldn't look into it. Try not to think that everyone is looking at you when you go red and honestly, i'm sure everything will be ok x
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    i was the same until about year 10 i think, when i became more confident in what i was saying (normally infront of a class or something like that). Whenever i was in this situation i used to put my head down, and feel the embarassment but found that just a little bit of confidence can help no-end,
    just keep ur chin up and ignore what everyone thinks, who are they to judge you?

    All the best...
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    I searched this on NHS Direct and it says it could be due to social like embarressment, not good socialising.
    And then says you can get an operation or drugs for it?

    How would they go about testing to see if it is perhaps psychological or physical?
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    This used to happen to me all the time, mainly when I was at school and in class when I was asked a question or talking to a teacher etc. If it helps any, it got better as I got older and now I'm at uni it doesn't happen half as much. For now, have you tried colour corrective moisturizer? It's green, and when you wear it the green colour is supposed to help counteract the redness so you don't look as red. I use it a lot, underneath foundation and it works a treat. Hope this helps and all the best, I know how you feel xx
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    Don't get wound up or embarrassed by it. Like someone said, laugh it off
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    On Grey's Anatomy (a hospital drama) a woman went in for surgery to stop excessive blushing. There must be a name for the condition. Look it up! See if yours is that severe.
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    If there are other triggers such as exercise or heat it could be a mild form of Rosacea.
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    (Original post by kam)
    Don't get wound up or embarrassed by it. Like someone said, laugh it off
    I agree! My sister use to go red REALLY easily but then she started to laugh it off and now she actually doesnt go red.
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    Sevre Blushing and general blushing are two different things. I thought i had severe blushing about 12 months ago until i spoke to the practise nurse, and she said that if you constantly go red just saying Hi to a stranger, that is severe blushing. She gave me a few tips on how to avoid and feel better about blushing, laugh it off i think is the best but i also find that if someone nudges you on the waist or rib, you think more about the nudge then the blushing. Something call directive blushing (something like that) where when you blush someone (i suggest a gd friend) does someone stupid or nudges you to divert your attension to whatever they did.

    Blushing is not a BIG thing, I have got over it but i still blush when i get things wrong, but the BIGGEST task is confidence. That is why change is good to boost your confidence. Believe me that is a lot worser things that you could have!
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    ignore it if you can or laugh it off. dont let it drag you down. i blushed a lot worse when i was younger.. then it just got better.
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    Don't worry about it. I still do it and my Mum does it. I just try to pretend I'm not and I'm confident.
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    I used to be exactly the same! But I seem to just stopped doing it! Strange
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    I'm a big blusher too...it's so annoying when people point it out, especially if they don't really know me and mention the tiniest amount of blushing, which turns me into a full blown beacon!
    Oh well, it's better than being pale and lifeless!
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    lol i blush and i use to blink like crazy as well, and it wasn't even embarassing situations it got to be all the time my friends used to wreck me for it and there was ntohign i could do to stop it. it goes with age with confidence with decreased stress. laughing it off is hard cos it feels so stupid when its happening and its annoying cos you feel so powerless. i'm sure there are drugs and thigns but all drugs have side effects and ul feel much better when you come out hte other side of it and you have increased your confidence etc. i think what happened to me motivated me to become more confident and adapt to situations better. whnen i was in year 10 -11 it was terrible but this summer i did work experience and had to give a talk on a board room on the 10th floor of citigroup at canary wharf and i was fine. its definilty something you can learn from if you go through it on your own just battle on
 
 
 
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