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How can i reduce cellulitis?

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Dr. Michael Rothman
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Antibiotics: Antibiotics are the treatment of choice for cellulitis. A good choice is keflex.
Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care 37 years experience
What's 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.

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A 25-year-old male asked:

What is cellulitis?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Infectious Disease 50 years experience
Skin infection: Cellulitis is an infection of the skin manifest by redness, pain and swelling spreading in the skin. It is most commonly found on the lower extremity and is caused mostly by group a strep or staph.

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