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How long does it usually take to get rid of cellulitis in your hand?

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Dr. Andreas Kogelnik
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Days: Mild cellulitis may resolve on its own or with antibiotics within a few days (longer for more severe cases).
Dr. Otto Placik
Plastic Surgery 34 years experience
Hand cellulitis: It depends on the cause of the cellulitis, infection, abscess, etc. The primary cause needs to be treated and then your cellultis will resolve.

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Last updated Jul 2, 2018

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