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After Effects Of Cellulitis
What you suppose to do after subcutaneous gluteal cellulitis abscess drainage? On bactrim.What to watch out for of side effects also? Thank you drs.
Wound care: Make sure the wound stays clean and moist, and if it was drained surgically, change the packing at least daily. Watch out for return if the red skin surrounding the area. Watch out for fevers. Make sure to follow up with the doctor that is treating you, or your primary care within a week or so. Sooner if you get worse. Hope this helps! ...Read more
19 mnth old developed Cellulitis in arm after 18mnth vaccine. Are antibioics safe to use 3 days later? Will this have any negative effects?
Cellulitis: Antibiotics would be safe to use. Have your doctor confirm whether this is a bad reaction or a secondary infection. Sorry for her troubles but thanks for having her immunized. All the best. ...Read more
18 month old toddler cellulitis of the eye, cleared up with augmentin. Still has problems in that eye. Are there lasting effects. He still has problem?
Can happen: If done properly the occurrence of an infection should be rare. Remember however that cellulitis refers to inflammation and does not have to have an infectious component at all. In your example this is more likely the case from the immune reaction developing to the injected substance. That reaction is mediated by cells and proteins that cause inflammation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What's the cause ?: Cellulitis is basically a visible inflammation (itis) of the skin and soft tissues (red, hot, swollen and tender) . It can be caused by many things including sunburn (radiation), trauma (sprained ankle) or poor vein circulation (stasis dermatitis). It need not be caused by bacteria. If you have repeated episodes of this, get to a wound care or vascular specialist, the diagnoses you have is wrong. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: Is it your leg? It is very common that other conditions are mistaken as cellulitis. Then the antibiotic is no help. Stasis dermatitis and erythromelalgia are 2 examples of conditions presenting as red- swollen skin but are not infections. Also there may be an underlying problem such as lymphedema which leads to cellulitis. Then it is useful to address the underlying condition to prevent another ce. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have taken Bactrim 800 DS twice a day for 10 days for cellulitis. How long after the last dose will this antibiotic stay in my system?
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