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28 Oct 2020

Painful, red inflamed cheeks next to my nose on both sides
I get this painful red erythema on my cheeks and it doesn't go away. I use Flonase and a saline spray every day. It's not like I have hay fever and my cheeks are flushed. It is inflamed and painful. I can feel my cheeks are stuffy. Surely this must be an infection in my maxillary sinuses. Nothing works - I take oral Cortisone for my problem too, but now this erythema just seems to be getting worse and it is causing much pain and discomfort.
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29 Oct

It’s unlikely to be due to a sinus problem. More likely a dermatological condition such as Rosacea.
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