U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 38-year-old member asked:

any ways to cure cellulitis?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 36 years experience
Antibiotics: Antibiotics are used to treat cellulitis.
Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care 36 years experience
Find the cause: Cellulitis is an inflammation (red, hot swollen and tender) of the skin and soft tissues. It can be cause by many things such as bacteria, sunburn, vein disease and trauma all of which have different treatments. Depending on where it occurs and what is the cause, changes the treatment. If you keep having recurrences, the treatments are wrong, seek another opinion.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month

Similar questions

A 32-year-old member asked:

What exactly is cellulitis? How do you get it?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Vadim Glukh
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 23 years experience
Infection: it is usually a diagnosis of infection of the soft tissues with specific body response such as increased swelling, redness, possibly and abscess, fever, chills, and pain in the area involved.
A 51-year-old member asked:

What is cellulitis? How do you get it?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 17 years experience
Infection: cellulitis is a infection in the skin and tissue beneath the skin, caused by bacteria and sometimes by fungus. Staphylococcus and Streptococcus are the types of bacteria that are usually responsible for cellulitis, although many types of bacteria can cause the condition. ◾Symptoms and signs include redness, tenderness, swelling, and warmth of the affected area.
Rockwood, TX
A 26-year-old female asked:

What is cellulitis? is there a cure for it

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Ceullitis: is a bacterial infection of the skin and superficial soft tissues. It may present as redness, warmth, pain and or fever. Oral antibiotics usually are the treatment of choice.
A 50-year-old member asked:

Can there be a deformation after recovering from cellulitis?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Nima Moghaddas
Podiatry 28 years experience
Depends : On if u r cellulitis is associated with a wound or laceration. .if u have cellulitis without break in the skin, it should heal without any scarring.
CA
A 32-year-old male asked:

What is the definition or description of: Cellulitis?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Scott Grover
General Surgery 26 years experience
Skin infection: Cellulitis is an infection of the skin characterized by erythema (red), Edema(swelling), warmth, and tenderness. It usually spreads with visually indistinct borders that involve the skin and subcutaneous tissues

Related questions

A 21-year-old member asked:
4 doctor answers10 doctors weighed in
A 51-year-old member asked:
2 doctor answers9 doctors weighed in
A 42-year-old member asked:
2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
A 23-year-old male asked:
1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
Last updated Feb 5, 2019

People also asked

Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits
$15 per month

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.