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A 25-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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Dr. David Hardin
35 years experience Wound care
Infection: Infection and inflammation of the skin including the subcutaneous layers.
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Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
Whats 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 56-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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Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
inflammed/infectd ?: 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. 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 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
17 years experience Family Medicine
A skin infection: A skin infection.
Dr. Martin Tyson
26 years experience Addiction Medicine
Infection: Skin infection- red, warm, tender, fever sometimes.
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Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
Many Causes: Cellulitis is an inflammation (red, hot swollen and tender) of the skin and soft tissues. It can be cause by many things such as bacteria, sunburn, v ... Read More
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A 64-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 36-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 41-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 33-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 34-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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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Bloodstream: Bacteria can spread through the blood throughout the body potentially in rare cases becoming a serious whole body infection.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
39 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: But not commonly so. Cellulitis is an infection in the skin. The most common bacterial types causing cellulitis are strep and staph. Antibiotics are u ... Read More
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