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can bacitracin get rid of minor cellulitis

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
41 years experience Internal Medicine
No: It is possible to get more than one infection in your life time so there is no permanent cure for infections. You could see your doctor and get the c ... Read More
Dr. Michael Miller
36 years experience Wound care
What's the cause?: Cellulitis is an inflammation (red, hot swollen and tender) of the skin and soft tissues. It can be cause by many things such as bacteria, sunburn, v ... Read More

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
14 years experience Infectious Disease
Antibiotics: Treatment for cellulitis is with antibiotics, usually oral. See your doctor for further evaluation.
Dr. Martin Tyson
27 years experience Addiction Medicine
See doc: First and foremost this should be seen by a doc- there are cancers that can appear like a cellulitis. Assuming it is not, appropriate antibiotics, wa ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andreas Kogelnik
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Days: Mild cellulitis may resolve on its own or with antibiotics within a few days (longer for more severe cases).
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Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Hand cellulitis: It depends on the cause of the cellulitis, infection, abscess, etc. The primary cause needs to be treated and then your cellultis will resolve.
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Dr. Su Fairchild
24 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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
18 years experience Infectious Disease
See your doctor!: If it is a burn, you may need wound care since your face can be disfigured. More worrisome is that the burn is actually an infection or an abscess cau ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
In short, NO: Whike it may result in faster healing which will reduce scarring, it will generally not eliminate scarring and primary treatment aimed at reducing acn ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
What is "cib"?: How do you know you have cellulitis? Most diagnoses of leg cellulitis are not correct. Stasis dermatitis is much more common. This is a sad but commo ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Depends: If you do not have fever, it is unlikely that you have blood stream infection. The bleeding may be part of the healing process. Granulation tissue may ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jana Tomsky Corvalan
27 years experience Family Medicine
Gentle wasch ok : Cellulitis in scalp can happen if you scratched some psoriasis leasions and bacgerial infection got in. If you are on antibiotics and lesions are he ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Noga
34 years experience Medical Oncology
Possibly: Depending on the cause of the cellulitis, it may return to the same area or a different area. Your doctor will concentrate on the cause as well as tre ... Read More
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