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To see what we can do about the swelling in the foot and ankle after cellulitis? What works best to help swelling go away?
ER doc says my ankle has severe cellulitis- after IV drip of antibiotics I'm sent home with more antibiotics - is very swollen how long I'm better?
Depends: If you don't have any medical conditions that could slow down your recovery, you should start seeing improvement in the next 48 hours or so and complete improvement in about a week or so. You will need to complete your antibiotics course even if you have take them longer than a week. Follow up with your PCP in the next few days to make sure you're improving. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Cellulitis in my ankle, treated with fluocloxacillin 500 mg 4 a day from 10 days ago. It responded, but slight pain if touch, uncomfy if walk on heels?
Cellulitis: If the area is still painful to walk on your heel - I am assuming this is a splinting mechanism ? - then you should see your treating physician . ...Read more
Can cellulitis affect the healing of an ankle i fractured 14 days ago.It was only put in a full caste yesterday after 7 days flucloxacillin ?
Not the cellulitis: The cellulitis itself will not delay the healing of your ankle fracture. However, there are many other conditions that will delay healing including diabetes, protein-calorie malnutrition, vitamin d deficiency, etc. The cellulitis will unlikely extend deeper to the fracture site that would lead to an infected nonunion. That would be extremely uncommon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can cellulitis flare up on your ankles from the hot weather, is it dangerous to have while on blood thinners?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Could I have p.A.D.? I have constant pain in my legs. Mostly my calves. Several times I have had severe symptoms of cellulitus. I have read that symptoms of pad can mimic cellulitis. I've had severe swelling in ankles and the last instance was i took off
Pain on walking?: Is it both legs? If pad the pain is much worse on walking, especially uphill. Are your feet cold? Are your feet purple when you sit or stand, then pale when elevated up high? Do you have fever, pus, tenderness, red streak? Pad can be differentiated from cellulitis. Either way, you need an experienced dr. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I got diagnosed with cellulitis in my ankles last year.. With meds the swelling and pain went away.. But the aching in my legs and ankles have not.Why?
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