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Is there an over the counter treatment for periorbital cellulitis

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Get it treated before it goes into your eye and affect your vision. Or spread to cause meningitis.
Dr. Robert Chang
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Severity?: Preseptal cellulitis can potentially resolve with oral antibiotics. Postseptal cellulitis may need IV antibiotics. Any eye movement disturbance is w ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Paul
38 years experience Ophthalmology
Warmth, pain: Periorbital cellulitis is one possible cause of eyelid swelling, among many. Generally, with infectious causes like periorbital cellulitis there will ... Read More
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Dr. John Hoffmann
37 years experience Plastic Surgery
Is an emergency: Periorbital cellulitis is an uncommon problem that is usually a complication of severe sinus infection. Cellulitis comes on quickly, is very severe an ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Shatz
25 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
17 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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Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No: This is a relatively rare, but serious, complication of sinusitis.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sudhir Joshi
18 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
CT scan: Ct of face.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ari Weitzner
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Red...: ...Tender skin, swelling, mild fever.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Periorbital cellulit: Recovery time will vary with the organism causing the infection, the severity of the infection at the time treatment is initiated, the immune status o ... Read More
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Dr. Matthew Goren
31 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: They are not subtle symptoms.
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Dr. Alan Mindlin
49 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 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
38 years experience Hand Surgery
Different areas: Orbital cellulitis is infection of the tissues posterior to the orbital septum within the eye socket. Periorbital cellulitis is infection in the skin ... Read More

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