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Most common antibiotic for cellulitis

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Dr. Albana Sejdini MD

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 ). ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Albana Sejdini ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel MD

My grandmother has Cellulitis on right leg. Leg has too much swelling and it that place was hard and painful. Then doctor gave antibiotics for 17 days. But no improvement. Then she used R1 for Inflammation ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel ( General Surgeon)
Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis MD

. The diagnosis was cellulitis with the possibility of Lyme disease . We filled two prescriptions, one for doxycycline, the other for cephalexin . He took both antibiotics, and two Tylenol around 11 am. He... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis MD

Is Cephalexin the right (best) antibiotic for cellulosis of the leg post op ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Kakkar S. MD

can probotics cause CELLULITIS ..... I have recurrent cellultiss been on antibiotics for year ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kakkar S. ( Dermatologist)

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Dr.  Harshit Bhachech MD

. After a long recovery with antibiotics she has recovered well. But nurse today noticed a large bruise in the same area. How common is this? Is there some danger here? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Harshit Bhachech ( Dermatologist)
Dr.   Parth Goswami MD

I have cellulitis from an abrasion and am on antibiotics, clindamycin. The affected area looks much ... by the end of the antibiotic course, and should I see a doctor again? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Parth Goswami ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Saddiq Ulabidin MD

i just finished two weeks of antibiotics to treat cellulitis. my hand, which is the site of infection, is no longer swollen but there are still small patches of red raised bumps. is the cellulitis ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Saddiq Ulabidin ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Praveen G MD

My mother got cellulitis in her hand just from blood being drawn from her arm. She was on antibiotics when it came in her other hand. She had been on the antibiotic for 2 days. She had blood drawn ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Praveen G ( Infectious Diseases Specialist)
Dr. Arun A MD

hi there. I have cellulitis in my lower leg.....was on antibiotics via iv for 7 days, then oral antibiotics for a week and now on oral for my 2nd week. It has gotten much better but it is still a... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Arun A ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.  Danish Sheikh MD

It has to mangeged with higher I.v antibiotic treatment and care, You should visit a surgeon.

Dr. Saumya Mittal MD

its better to meet a physician. get a blood culture. antibiotics will need to be checked accordingly. Also test cbc and fbs. May need to get admitted. Please click on THANKS

Dr. Saumya Mittal MD

its better to meet a physician. get a blood culture. antibiotics will need to be checked accordingly. Also test cbc and fbs. May need to get admitted. Please click on THANKS