A 64-year-old female asked:
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what is cellulitis?

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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.
Answered on May 30, 2017
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Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Cellulitis is: Inflammation of skin cells usually from an infection. You would need to see a doctor and may need antibiotics to treat it.
Answered on Jul 30, 2018

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