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Why does one side of my face and ear get red, hot and flushed ?

Why does one side of my face and ear get red, hot and flushed ?

Rosacea: The most likely diagnosis is rosacea, which can be asymmetrical in some people. Multiple treatment regimens are effective, but they all involve a low-dose antibiotic such as doxycycline, so you'll need to see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I had juverderm applied on my labionasal areas. One side of my face developed necrosis and then healed. I have redness. How long will redness last?

I had juverderm applied on my labionasal areas. One side of my face developed necrosis and then healed. I have redness. How long will redness last?

Several months: Wow, that is hard to do! they must have put in a ton of juvederm. Your area of redness will heal like any scar. General scar healing times are 12-18 months but the face heals faster. Keep the scar out of the sun to prevent it from becoming darker than the surrounding skin. 30 sun block, wide brimmed hats, etc. Good luck. ...Read more

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My brother has sudden random inflammation and redness on one side of his face. It stings, but does not itch.

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. ...Read more

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Why does one side of my face get red after exercising? It is exactly half of my face.

Why does one side of my face get red after exercising? It is exactly half of my face.

Redness: It depends on your blood supply. Sometimes you have unequal supply to the face which would increase the vasodilitatiion on one side . This is not a problem ...Read more

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One side of my face is itchy swollen and red. I have eczema, occasionally get the skin around my eyebrows irratated but nothing close this?

One side of my face is itchy swollen and red. I have eczema, occasionally get the skin around my eyebrows irratated but nothing close this?

Probably eczema: I'm not sure what your question is. Eczema can develop anywhere on the body at any time. Having it on one side of your face is not unusual. ...Read more

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I have these red bumps on one side of my face and they darker in the day. And at night you really can't tell. But can I use clotrimazole for it?

I have these red bumps on one side of my face and they darker in the day. And at night you really can't tell. But can I use clotrimazole for it?

Rash: It is almost impossible for us here on health tap to tell what the rash is because we can't see it. Since we don't know if it is fungal, putting an anti fungal on it is not wise. Your best bet is to go to the doctor and get specific treatment for this rash. ...Read more

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I have had red, very dry skin on one side of my face and forehead for a year. I have a derm appt in a month but can I use desonide cream until then?

I have had red, very dry skin on one side of my face and forehead for a year. I have a derm appt in a month but can I use desonide cream until then?

No: Since you already have an appointment in place then it is advisable to keep that appointment except if the desonide cream was prescribed for the condition. A hypoallergenic facial moisturizer should do till you see the Dermatologist. ...Read more

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