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What effect does cellulitis have on your body

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 46 years experience
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
Dr. Peter Wiggin
Wound care 36 years experience
Systemic : When systemic symptoms of cellulitis are present with nausea, fever and chills then cellulitis can have a profound effect on the body.

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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Dickson
General Surgery 23 years experience
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
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Dr. Malina Milan
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
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
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Bacteria: Don't lie dormant internally, but they are always on the surface
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
Dentistry 39 years experience
YES: And the sooner the better as she may be allergic to the medication.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
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 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Insect borne illness: One possible cause is an insect born illness, tick or mosquitoes may be vectors of infection. Monitor your temperature, drink fluids and rest. The ras... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
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
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 35 years experience
Tylenol (acetaminophen) and motrin: Take 2 extra strength tylenol (acetaminophen) and alternate with 2 Motrin every 4 hours.
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Dr. Dominic Riganotti
Infectious Disease 25 years experience
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

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