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Does warmth signify cellulitis?

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Medication for cellulitis?

I am in need of medication (an antibiotic) for Celluitis, but cannot find an MD who will accept United XXXXXXX Care. Can you help ? I need something stronger than Cephalexin ( Keflex ).
 

Have pain in inner thigh. Noticed redness and warmth in the area. Could it be cellulitis?

inner thigh. Today I see redness and warmth in the area. I suspect many reasons but am afraid if I say I will be misdiagnosed. Either way as a nurse I fear cellulitis because I have a few open mosquito bites on the same leg ...
 

Have cellulitis in leg. Developed lump after using clindamycin. Painful to bend knee. Any thoughts?

My 13 year old son developed cellulitis in leg 2 weeks ago and was on IV clindamyacin for 7 days ... on. What does this signify? ...
 

Is cellulitis totally curable?

hi doc my wife has a cellulitis recently three days before and she is on treatment, im afraid is this curable pls let me know ...
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History of diabetes, and was on intravenous antibiotics for cellulitis below knee joint. Redness and warmth in the place of swelling. On Augumentin . More medication needed?

I am 45 year old diabetic and hospitalized for cellulitis on my left leg just below the knee joint. I was on intravenous antibiotics for 7 days (Piperacillin & tazobactam 4.5g, linezolid IV 2mg ...
 

Pregnant. Is cellulitis dangerous for baby?

is on several antibiotics (she tells me). Today the nurse mentioned cellulitis, as the area around the abcess ...
 

Cold. On treatment for cellulitis. Connection?

to be treated for cellulitis. Who is right? ...
 

Suggest treatment for cellulitis on elbow

I have cellulitis on my elbow. Have completed 4 days of IV antibiotics in the hospital followed by 5 days oral and am on the last day. The swelling in my elbow has gone but still feels warm ...
 

Is cellulitis a hereditary disease?

My friend told me that he was diagnosed with cellulitis. His ankles, now feet and toes are very ... his story bogus to the fact I started doing a web search on cellulitis (not hereditary). What could he ...
 

Suggest treatment for cellulitis

I just had a series of blood tests done as I have active cellulitis of the legs/ feet. My liver enzyme came back at 50. Knowing that the normal range is 10-25, how concerned do I need to be about my ...
 

Is it safe to take cephalexin for cellulitis?

Just saw a patient (11yo) prescribed cephalexin for 10 days for cellulitis of toe 5/31/14. Sensitivities included cefazolin but not cephalexin. Can these drugs be used interchangeably? Child presents ...
 

Suggest treatment for cellulitis

My husband just completed antibiotics for cellulitis occurring from an insect bite abcess on his hip. He has had cellulitis before from a bad burn on his lower leg. He is 2 days post antibiotics ...
 

Suggest treatment for cellulitis on ankle

my daughter has cellulitis on her ankle and lower left leg she was diagnosed 2 days ago and is on Kephlex it does not appear to be better but she is still itchy and let is somewhat sore. she has a soccer ...
 

Suggest treatment for cellulitis

my son in law had cellulitis several years ago. He now has a very large swollen leg. There is a problem with water in the leg. The Drs. plan to do vnus closure on his leg. It is suppose to close the way ...
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cellulitis on leg right what is the sugession
Hello. Thank you for your question. Cellulitis is a bacterial infection of the skin. Untreated, it can enter the bloodstream and travel throughout the body. This can be devastating. It is important that you have this evaluated by your doctor so that the correct treatment can be prescribed.
 
my father is 58 years old. one side of his feet has swollen and blackened and he is having a lot of pain.he has arthritis. he takes voveran 50. is this o.k?
may be cellulitis, see a doc
 
Can a bug bite/bee sting cause cellulitis in the hand.
Hi Chris ! Yes. A bee/bug bite can definitely give rise to cellulitis of the hand, which means inflammation of the tissues in hand causing swelling and pain. The basic treatment is to keep the hand raised either by a sling or over pillows, and go for some anti inflammatory, an anti allergic with an option for antibiotic advised by your doctor if no relief. Take care so that it does not form absces
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