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i was diagnosed with cellulitis could i have prevented this infection?

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Dr. Jeff Durgin
19 years experience General Surgery
Cellulitis: Cellulitis is a skin infection caused by bacteria entering a small break skin. Cellulitis can happen to anyone despite the best hygiene and it's not to discriminate for socioeconomic class. In short, there may have been nothing you could've done to prevent the infection.
Answered on Mar 26, 2014
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
At least 1/2 the diagnoses of "cellulitis" are mistaken. If you have recurring symptoms, see a dermatologist. Ask DR why you got cellulitis. There is always a predisposing condition.
Mar 17, 2014

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