A 32-year-old female asked:
my brother has sudden random inflammation and redness on one side of his face. it stings, but does not itch.
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Dermatology 28 years experience
Inflammation: Any sudden inflammation and redness should be shown to a doctor as soon as possible. This could be a number of things, an insect bite, an allergic reaction or an infection. Bacterial infections of the face such as erysipelas, caused by invasive strep, can be dangerous.
Last updated Apr 26, 2013
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