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Cellulitis recovery time

A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eugene Galperin
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
Need nephrologist: Sounds like a complex problem and need to be evaluated by specialist. Would recommend nephrologist first as elevated creatinine may signify progressiv... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Nwanguma
Infectious Disease 21 years experience
Depends: Depends on many factor; severity, location, other comobidities etc
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 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Quite often - yes: Cellulitis can continue to spread and sometimes there can be disastrous consequences if not treated.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
Infectious Disease 26 years experience
Go see your PCP: My attendings back in boston had a saying..Cellulitis begets cellulitis. Lymphatic channels are scarred and tissue damaged. You should be evaluated ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Erma Benitez
Dermatology 41 years experience
Recurrent cellulitis: Recurrent cellulitis means a recurrent break in the skin or a nidus of infection. Depending on location of your cellulitis, you might discuss skin car... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Ramirez
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Skin colonized: each of us carry bacteria on our skin. when I have patients that have recurrent cellulitis I try to give them mechanisms to cleanse the skin periodic... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Cellulitis: Yellow, greenish, or other colors are common around any inflamed sigte. If your cellulitis is less painful and less tender, if the size is getting sma... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care 37 years experience
Complex Symptoms: 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 inc... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
Infectious Disease 49 years experience
Unlikely: Recurrent lower extremity cellulitis is most commonly seen in patients with impaired lymphatic or venous return. Venous insufficiency, varicose veins... Read More
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