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A 34-year-old female asked about a 68-year-old male:

68 year old male with healing 1 week from cellulitis now has burning sensation from inside leg. ?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
That's not good: A person in his late 60's usually does not have the fast healing power he had back 40 years ago. Any infection or wound that doesn't follow the expected course of getting better each day, should be checked by the treating doctor or by his primary care doctor. With a cellulitis, the subsequent pain could be a return of the infection or could be some new problem not related to the cellulitis.

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