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Does warmth signify cellulitis?

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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 ...
 

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 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? ...
 

How to treat cellulitis?

I have cellulitis and would like a quick fix to rid the swelling of my feet and legs. I am an active woman and can t lay around all day to elevate my feet and legs and would appreciate any suggestion ...
 

How to cure cellulitis completely?

Good evening....I have cellutitis for the past 9 months. I have had 7 courses of antibiotics including oral, iv, & picc line. It is very much better but just will not go away . What do you recommend? I sit at a desk 8 hrs a day. Can you recommend...
 

Is infection with cellulitis related to hallucinations?

Hi my sister just got out of the hospital, against doctors wishes, her leg is still infected with cellulitis and she is now having hallucinations. Shes been seeing a little girl playing, an old women and man ...
 

Cellulitis due to fall and grazing knee. History of having cellulitis. Linked to MRSA?

Hello My brother (healthy 62 year old but is a smoker) is recovering from Cellulitus . He fell over and grazed his knee. It is the 2nd time he has had cellulitus. Last time was 9 years ago. Is it possible that cellulitus could be linked to MRSA? I...
 

Polycythemia vera, knots on leg, no fever, cellulitis?

know of at this time. Could this be cellulitis? ...
 

Prescribed Trimethoprim for cellulitis. How to clear the discoloration?

I had cellulitis in the leg in September 2011. My Dr prescribed trimethoprim- sulfamethoxazole to take & Mupirocin Ointment 2%. Fortunately I haven t had a recurrence, but it left some discolorations ...
 

Have cellulitis. Prescribed Cefazolin and Ancef. Safe?

Hi there, In my case study, the doctor ordered Ancef 750 mg IV q 12h and the medications available is Cefazolin 1 gram per vial ; once reconstituted, contains 100 mg/ml for a 66 years old who has cellulitis ...
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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.
 
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
 
I fell 2 days ago and have a graze, bruise and swelling on my knee but im worried about the numbness around it that seems to be spreading
it might be cellulitis or bursitis. you need antibiotics and pain killer.
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