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Is it common for celluitis to come back

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Corinne Kauderer
Wound care 36 years experience
Red,hot,swollen: If you had cellulitis one month ago, unless you reinfect yourself, it should not reappear. Sometimes, if you scratch yourself with dirty nails, or wi... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Noga
Medical Oncology 36 years experience
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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Dr. Corinne Kauderer
Wound care 36 years experience
Cellulitis: Cellulitis can repeat in the same area if the cause of the infection has not been discovered, usually, cellulitis occurs in immune compromised persons... Read More
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Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care 38 years experience
What's the cause ??: 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 in... Read More
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Dr. Mary Engrav
Dr. Mary Engravanswered
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
If : If e cellulitis is over a bone or joint, the doctor needs to be sure that you don't have a bone infection called osteomyelitis. Also ask your doctor ... Read More
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Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 29 years experience
Identifying disease: You must identify the cause of the recurrence the bacterial type and be in the care of a doctor who will consider many options as chronic suppression... Read More
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Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care 38 years experience
What's the cause ?: 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 in... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
See your doc: You can see if this is actually present or not. If it is you can either get treated or let the germ invade your system, enter your blood & accept ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
Not common: This is not very common. Mammograms are easier to interprete when the patient hasd prior mammograms for comparison, for any interval changes. Occasion... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
COVID 19: Most COVID 19 patients with anosmia recover within 3 weeks. The median time to have return of sense of smell is 7 days. However, for some people it t... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvonne Duffe
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Rib pain: Often trauma to the ribs or simply coughing hard or lifting something the wrong way may cause the little muscles between the ribs to spasm and may mis... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Happens: Chronic urticaria is a great mystery and ongoing research into is pathophysiology still has not elucidated all the answers. It may be a certain hormon... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. HUGH Melnick
Fertility Medicine 51 years experience
YES: There is a type of hypothyroidism that is caused by a virus, most likely related to the common cold virus. If your symptoms become worse, you need to ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
See below: This is uncommon to have such a large one. Typically when removed, they do not recur.
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