Why Do Alcoholics Have Red Faces?


Some alcoholics have red faces because alcohol causes tiny blood vessels in their skin to dilate. This makes their faces appear flushed, especially for chronic alcohol abusers.
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If you do have a facial reaction to alcohol, your cheeks may flush from a pale red to a very intense red. Alcohol makes the blood vessels in your skin dilate. Not only can your cheeks
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Alcohol causes dilation of surface capillaries (tiny blood vessels). With chronic use of alcohol, the face and nose will sustain and appear red.
1 Additional Answer
Alcoholics often times have red faces because the alcohol causes their red blood cells to clump up and the blood vessels can break. This causes the red patches you see on alcoholics.
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