Erysipelas

What is Erysipelas?

A specific, acute, superficial cutaneous cellulitis caused by β-hemolytic streptococci and characterized by hot, red, edematous, brawny, and sharply defined eruptions; usually accompanied by severe constitutional symptoms.

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A lady friend 81 yearts old has erisypelas in one foot and was given anibiotics which closed the blisters and the pus coming from them is gone....

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Erysipelas is a bacterial infection in the upper layer of your skin. It is similar to another skin disorder known as cellulitis, an infection in...

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Can Karvea irbesartan 150mg cause sudden face swelling on one side? Redness ,very firm to touch,and eye area included.Been on tablets 8 months x...

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Brief Answer:
probably not...

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unilateral face swelling with redness and firm in touch is suspicious for erysipelas which is...

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I've had a rash on my face for a week. It started with my ears itching. Then I had a rash on the right side of my face and then the left side. It...

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Erysipelas to confirm and treat with antibiotics...

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I have gone through the photo , and I admit that...

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I had breast cancer 2 years ago/ chemo/surgery/radiation therapy In March had first-bout of erysipelas in the breast area treated by the radiation...

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hi, I am currently being treated for Erysipelas. I now have a sore back in the kidney area, and a very bloated sore stomach at the top. I have a...

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Doctor treating me for fluid discharge from lower left leg with anti-biotic, Amox-Clav 875-125 MG. After 5 days do not see improvement. Should...

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I developed significant swelling on my left big toe knuckle. No trauma to it. Got aggravated while spilling at my desk at work. Can't wear shoes now

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My father 70yr having swelling in Right hand fingers(all five) from 2 month pain is also in the fingers XXXXXXX XXXXXXX Doctor checked found...

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I am writing concerning my 6 year old daughter. She has battled an infection around the vaginal area and what looks like ulcers. She has been...

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Hello, my friend, male, 71, slim, drinks wine, no longer smokes, low blood pressure, erysipelas +/- 20 years ago, varicose veins + phlebitis, now...

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