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Blissfield, MI
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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Dr. Emily Altman
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.

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Last updated Apr 26, 2013

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