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Are cellulitis and strep throat related Can one cause the other

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Strep can cause cellulitis which is an infection of the superficial layers of skin or mucus membranes. Cellulitis does not cause strep.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrell Latva
41 years experience Podiatry
STREP A: Strep A causes both strep throat and foot cellulitis. Likely?-I don't know. Possible?-I guess so.
A female asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
23 years experience Integrative Medicine
Immune system: It may be your immune system is not functioning well. This could be due to toxic overload, and diet may be a contributing factor. Try reading 'lean g ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Cellulitis of adjacent tissue, e.g., peritonsilar cellulitis, does happen occasionally.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes and no: The same germ can cause both, but because you have one, the symptoms of the other problem may be a different germ.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
No: If you have blurred vision in one eye, make an appointment with an ophthalmologist.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Acute HIV infection: HIV-1 infection can occur with unprotected sex or injection drug use. 2 - 4 weeks after an exposure, a patient may develop a flu or mono-like illness ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
36 years experience Family Medicine
Viruses: There are a variety of viruses that can cause the symptoms you describe along with a prolonged fever. An ear infection with cold symptoms and clear ru ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Often: This and stomach pain are the symptoms most likely to affect food intake.It is important to push fluids until the patient responds to treatment.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Bacteria & fever: Bacteria can spread to other parts of the body and fever can cause many types of pain.
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