A 40-year-old member asked:
is betadine lotion is good for cellulities?
2 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Wound care 28 years experience
No: If you have cellulitis which is caused by a bacterial infection of skin and subcutaneous tissue, antibiotics are an absolute must to cure the infection. Betadine lotion is not likely to have an impact on healing the cellulitis.
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Addiction Medicine 27 years experience
No: Betadine is very drying and actually fairly cytotoxic, so i personally would not recommend it. Real treatment of cellulitis without wounds is antibiotics.
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Last updated Jul 4, 2014
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