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cellulitis recovery time

A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
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See your MD: You need to see your MD about further treatment.

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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eugene Galperin
Specializes in Nephrology and 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
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Nwanguma
19 years experience Infectious Disease
Depends: Depends on many factor; severity, location, other comobidities etc
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
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 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Not necessarily: It may depend on the source of the infection and treatment utilized.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
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. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Cellulitis: Antibiotics are usually used to treat cellulitis. If the infection is limited to a small area, has not spread to the bloodstream or lymph system, and ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
24 years experience Infectious Disease
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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bret Boyle
27 years experience Wound care
Variable : A skin reaction from an insect bite is most often histamine release by your own immune system causing mild redness, swelling and itching. Cellulitis i ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Erma Benitez
39 years experience Dermatology
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. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience Urgent Care
Possibly: Some people have medical issues that causes the infection to reoccur. Please see your doctor for more information

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