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what could cause cellulitis to reoccur

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
49 years experience Dermatology
Reinfected: Usually it is re-infection not re-occurrence. For example, when a person developed cellulitis on lower legs, he/she might have fungal infection involv ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Yes..., Inflamation: Fleabites could result in a cellulitis. Cellulitis is an inflammation or infection of the soft tissue resulting in redness, swelling, and possible pa ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
Yes: If cellulitis occurs in face then can lead to meningitis.
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 30-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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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
21 years experience Plastic Surgery
If it spreads: And is not treated.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
26 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Inflammation of skin: Cellulitis also called inflammation of tissue could be due to many causes both infectious and non-infectious. Infectious causes need to be treated to ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aveshen Govender
Specializes in General Practice
Culture: A swab culture of the area will help identify bacteria especially resistant bacteria. Also swab nasal passage for possible resistant staph. Best wishe ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Cellulitis: Cellulitis occurs when one or more types of bacteria enter through a crack or break in your skin. The two most common types of bacteria that are cause ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Common: Usually cellulitis is due predominantly to strep, but staph may also be involved. Mrsa is more prone to produce "boils" and can be persistent and rec ... Read More

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