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Keflex, on birth control, bumped leg, swollen leg, red bumps on leg, infection

my grandma, age 82, was on keflex for a uti , she bumped her leg, which immediately swelled, a week later the lump on her leg was still very large, fluid filled, like a huge purple blister , and the area all around is warm and red. she went to hospital and was told she had a severe infection, how can bumping her leg with no open wound become infected?
Asked On : Thu, 10 May 2012
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I really appreciate your concern for your grandma, if the lower limbs are having edema (pitting ) then the chances of renal problem is there this could be anything and not just the infection it all depends the over all Renal function test and scanning study, the leg might not be infected, hope this information helps you, have a nice day.
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