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Gadsden, AL
A 32-year-old female asked:

Is it common to wind up with cellulitis in both legs, even while on an antibiotic?i don't have pus just red, swollen hard spots.compression socks?

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 45 years experience
Yes, especially: if you have venous or arterial insufficiency, or metabolic causes that can predispose to infection such as diabetes. Cellulitis of legs is a potentially serious problem that can lead to other problems including amputation, so get to a doctor immediately.

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Last updated Aug 4, 2020

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