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is fever a symptom of periorbital cellulitis

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Dr. Matthew Goren
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: They are not subtle symptoms.

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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Winkler
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Periorbital cellulit: Periorbital cellulitis is an inflammation of the eyelid and skin around the eye. It is associated with infection of the sinuses or spread of infectio ... Read More
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not contagious: bacteria causing periorbital cellulitis are ubiquitous, and the condition is not common in adults as it is in children, it might be something else tha ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Shatz
26 years experience Ophthalmology
See an eye doctor: Periorbital cellulitis is an infection of the eyelids that causes swelling, tenderness and some degree of difficulty opening the lids. It can be easil ... Read More
Dr. John Leander Po
18 years experience Infectious Disease
See an ID specialist: Periorbital -or more specifically, preseptal cellulitis- refers to the inflammation of the soft tissues of eyelid and periorbtal area, leading to redn ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sudhir Joshi
19 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
CT scan: Ct of face.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ari Weitzner
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Red...: ...Tender skin, swelling, mild fever.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Mindlin
50 years experience Ophthalmology
Skin infections: The tissues/skin around the eyes becomes infected, by definition this means that there is no pus behind the eyes which can be a lethal condition, this ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Cellulitis: Cellulitis research has shown that people with certain risk factors are more likely to develop periorbital cellulitis. These risk factors include:uppe ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
38 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: Periorbital cellulitis per se involves the superficial eyelid; if left untreated, it may progress to orbital cellulitis, which involves the eye's soft ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
25 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes: Cellulitis usually needs antibiotics to heal. If not treated, the infection can spread rapidly, causing shock and death.
A member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Get it treated before it goes into your eye and affect your vision. Or spread to cause meningitis.

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