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What effect does cellulitis have on your body

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Fever,: At first swelling and fever. Left untreated you can develop whole body infection with bacteria spreading to your heart. If not treated early it will r ... Read More

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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Dickson
22 years experience General Surgery
Depends: Cellulitis is inflammation of the skin and underlying soft tissue in a certain area. It can have many causes, and the duration of it will depend on h ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Cellulitis : Best thing you can do is take all the antibiotic as directed. Keep area clean. If not improving after a few days follow up with your doctor. Take care ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Bacteria: Don't lie dormant internally, but they are always on the surface
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience Dentistry
YES: And the sooner the better as she may be allergic to the medication.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Call: the PRESCRIBER (Health Care Professional) sho prescribed the medication..STOP it for now...get advice re" alternative treatment....this could be alle ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Sorry to hear: Sorry to hear about your dad! Amputation is a treatment of "last resort" and is only recommended when all conservative treatment has failed! Infection ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
34 years experience Dermatology
Tylenol (acetaminophen) and motrin: Take 2 extra strength tylenol (acetaminophen) and alternate with 2 Motrin every 4 hours.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
24 years experience Infectious Disease
The : The disease of cellulitis generally has 2 main microbes associated with it..Namely staph and strep. Out bodies are literally covered with these organ ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manjeet Singh
9 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
See your PCP: your husband needs to be seen and evaluated by his physician and probably needs extensive workup to determine the cause of his illness.

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