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early stages of cellulitis

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Dr. Adeshola Ezeokoli
19 years experience Internal Medicine
DO NOT STOP: Please take all your antibiotics or else the infection may occur again, and it may be worse than before, due to antibiotic resistance.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
18 years experience Dermatology
Early treatment key: While cellulitis of the breast is not common, it can occur during pregnancy. Because it is an infection early diagnosis and treatment is key. Never ta ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
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
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A 64-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Cellulitis: Cellulitis = inflammation of the skin often due to bacterial infection.
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
17 years experience Family Medicine
A skin infection: A skin infection.
A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience General Surgery
Inflammation: Cellulitis is redness and inflammation of the skin. Often associated with infection. May need treated with antibiotics. See your doctor.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Skin infection: Cellulitis is infection and inflammation (redness, tenderness, swelling) of the skin. When antibiotics are used, a bacterial skin infection goes away ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Corinne Kauderer
35 years experience Wound care
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
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
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
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robyn Siperstein
16 years experience Dermatology
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.
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