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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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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