ALCOHOL RASH ON FACE
Alcohol rash on the face after consuming alcoholic beverages is the most common symptom of allergy to alcohol. This is the one symptom that is the greatest source of embarrassment to the Asian flush sufferer. Imagine going out to a club for drinks with your coworkers as they see your face turn a bright beet red.
There are a variety of symptoms of allergy to alcohol but this is the one symptom that is visible to others. As you can see from the images below the appearance of alcohol rash on face can vary.
The most common way the alcohol rash on face manifests itself is a redness of most of the face very similar to the appearance of a sunburn. Sometimes the facial redness is more blotchy or patchy in appearance. Sometimes the alcohol face rash can be accompanied by bumps or swelling.
HOW TO PREVENT ALCOHOL RASH ON FACE
Although many Asian flush sufferers swear by using Zantac or Pepcid AC to treat Asian flush this is not the right way to treat your Asian flush symptoms. While it is true that both Pepcid and Zantac can greatly reduce facial redness symptom associated with alcohol allergy it does nothing to treat the root cause.
This is significant because the root cause of all Asian flush symptoms is an abnormal buildup of Acetaldehyde in your body. if this is not dealt with directly you have significantly increased risk of esophageal cancer associated with Asian flush.
Pepcid AC and Zantac only deal with Asian flush symptoms, including redness of the face, and a topical and superficial manner.
If you want to effectively prevent alcohol rash on face and all Asian flush symptoms by dealing with the root cause of Asian flush here is a list of Asian flush prevention tips.