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Question: one side of my face is red, blochy and very hot

 melissa12 - Sat Sep 05, 2009 8:12 pm

Just a few min. ago only one side of my face has become very red, blotchy and extremely hot and i have no idea why? I haven't touched or ate anything out of the ordinary.
 Dr.M.jagesh kamath - Sun Sep 06, 2009 5:51 am

User avatar Hello,You probably have developed urticarial rashes which typically begin like this.Since it is unilateral,insect bite needs to be considered.Antihistaminics,like zyrtec are generally prescribed.Application of calamine would help to reduce the inflamation.

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