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Are you able to travel with cellulitis

A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 47 years experience
No: Treat first and delay traveling.
Dr. Corinne Kauderer
Wound care 37 years experience
Cellulitis travel: You may travel with cellulitis as long as the area is covered with sterile dressings and a top cover so that you are not infecting others who may be s... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Infectious Disease 50 years experience
Skin infection: Cellulitis is an infection of the skin manifest by redness, pain and swelling spreading in the skin. It is most commonly found on the lower extremity... Read More
Dr. David Hardin
Wound care 37 years experience
Infection: Infection and inflammation of the skin including the subcutaneous layers.
Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care 37 years experience
Whats the cause ??: Cellulitis is basically a visible inflammation (itis) of the skin and soft tissues (red, hot, swollen and tender) . It can be caused by many things in... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Corinne Kauderer
Wound care 37 years experience
Cellulitis is severe: Cellulitis is an infection. If you are healthy, the infection usually will improve once treatment begins. However, if neglected it can be serious and ... Read More
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Cellulitis.: Cellulitis is a bacterial infection of the skin. It's superficial and treatable with antibiotics, either topical or oral. Some infections can be ver... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 47 years experience
Bacteria: Infection inside the skin with swelling and heat which requires oral antibiotics for 10 days. Recurrences are possible .Treat any athletes foot infect... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robyn Siperstein
Dermatology 18 years experience
Any skin opening: Any skin opening from a bug bite to an injury or scratch can allow bacteria to penetrate into the skin and grow which is cellulitis.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 47 years experience
Bloodstream: Bacteria can spread through the blood throughout the body potentially in rare cases becoming a serious whole body infection.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Yes: But not commonly so. Cellulitis is an infection in the skin. The most common bacterial types causing cellulitis are strep and staph. Antibiotics are u... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 47 years experience
Rarely: The infection in severe cases can spread causing sepsis. It is best to treat early with antibiotics so that infection resolves and does cause complica... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 37 years experience
Antibiotics: Antibiotics are used to treat cellulitis.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Corinne Kauderer
Wound care 37 years experience
Streaking infection: Cellulitis may appear as a small streak over the skin due to an infection or it may appear as redness surrounding an infection. The skin can get red a... Read More
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