A member asked:

I have post thrombotic leg. had multiple dvt & pe. am experiencing recurring leg cellulitis. 2nd time worse, staph a. why? 1st dvt 1992 - 34 yr old.

A doctor has provided 1 answer

Cellulitis: This is most likely due to swelling of your leg use of compression hose will be helpful Second each time you have an infection the lymph channels will be more stressed and that can also cause swelling Swelling causes the skin to be under tension and more prone to repeat infections

Answered 4/7/2017



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