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Doctor insights on: Can You Get Cellulitis Of The Eye If Infected And You Rub It

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Dr. Michael Miller
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Cellulitis (Definition)

A common skin condition caused by bacteria. Common symptoms may include fever, a skin sore that appears suddenly and grows quickly, and redness, pain, and tenderness ...Read more


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And how can you heal it if you get poked in the eye with scissors?

And how can you heal it if you get poked in the eye with scissors?

Eye Doctor: Because of potential eye injury you should see an ete doctor for a thooorough eye exam to be sure of the extent of injury and the appropriate treatment and follow-up. ...Read more

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If you have a fever blister can you get it in your eye or eyelid ?

If you have a fever blister can you get it in your eye or eyelid ?

Yes.: So don't put fingers directly from sore to eyes. However, while nearly all adults have had fever blisters about none have herpes infections of the eyes, so, this must not be very high at all. ...Read more

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If you have a scabbed cold sore on your lip, is it safe to shave around the mouth? or if you cut yourself shaving, will that area get infected?

If you have a scabbed cold sore on your lip, is it safe to shave around the mouth? or if you cut yourself shaving, will that area get infected?

Depends.: Scabbed sores9dry crust) usually are no longer active. Is in the blistering stage that the viral particles can spread. So it might be safe to shave if you absolutely have to. ...Read more

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Can your eye get bigger if you get a black eye and it heals properly?

Can your eye get bigger if you get a black eye and it heals properly?

Bigger eye?: If you get a black eye from trauma, and after swelling goes away the eye looks bigger (or proptotic), it could be from a retrobulbar hemorrhage (bledding behind the eye) have your eye doc evaluate this problem. ...Read more

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I'm just wondering, if you have a yeast infection and touch your eye can it infect your eye and how likely?

I'm just wondering, if you have a yeast infection and touch your eye can it infect your eye and how likely?

Not very likely: It's very rare to get a yeast (fungal) infection of the eye unless you have trauma, a propensity towards ocular infections, or you are immunocompromised. Your tears tends to dilute and wash away bacteria and fungi that come in contact with your eye. The layers of your cornea in conjunctiva and your natural immune system keep the normal bacteria and fungi that live on your body in check. ...Read more

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Can you say if it could it hurt if 2 of your baby teeth have to get removed and at the top.Will the shot hurt?

Can you say if it could it hurt if 2 of your baby teeth have to get removed and at the top.Will the shot hurt?

It's a trade off: Modern local anesthetics can be applied with little of no discomfort. Leaving teeth in place that should be extracted can create havoc. Talk to your dentist. If you are concerned, ask dentist for referral to a qualified oral surgeon, the specialist that's trained to do this for you in the easiest manner possible. ...Read more

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Can staph infected boils be deep in the skin where you can't see them but only feel them? Will you always be able to visibly see boils on the skin?

Can staph infected boils be deep in the skin where you can't see them but only feel them? Will you always be able to visibly see boils on the skin?

Not staph: A lump under the skin, not breaking through to the surface, almost certainly is not a boil or any other kind of staph infection. See your doctor if the lump persists or you otherwise remain concerned, but no worries about staph. ...Read more

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If you don't use the antibiotics to get rid of a UTI then will it be worse for you when your older?

If you don't use the antibiotics to get rid of a UTI then will it be worse for you when your older?

Bad News: Untreated utis potentially causes damage and permanent scarring of the kidneys. I have seen several patients with renal failure, requiring a kidney transplant due to lack of treatment.It is not worth the risk to let it go. The benefits of therapy far outweigh the riskes. ...Read more

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If you touch someone with herpes can you prevent it before the incubation period can you just wash the part of where you touched it?

If you touch someone with herpes can you prevent it before the incubation period can you just wash the part of where you touched it?

Washing usually helps: Viruses gain access through any open skin wound. If you have a cut or an insect bite it is a potential portal of entry for any type of virus to set up housekeeping and cause trouble. Of course you're not going to end up with the herpes virus unless you have direct contact. ...Read more

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What should you do if you get an eye lash in your eye and you can't get it out?

What should you do if you get an eye lash in your eye and you can't get it out?

Wet Q tip: If you wet a Q tip & get it soggy, you can drag it across the eye and the lash should adhere to it. Then just remove it. Don't try it with a dry q tip. If all else fails see a doc. ...Read more

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I heard that if you have a cold sore and touch it and then touch an open wound that the wound will get infected. Is this true?

Yes: You may spread the virus into open skin areas by touching the cold sore. Please wash your hands and wear gloves if caring for someone with a cold sore as well. ...Read more

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If you were to open your eyes underwater, could the water damage surface or cornea? How do you get conjunctiva on the sclwra?

If you were to open your eyes underwater, could the water damage  surface or cornea? How do you get conjunctiva on the sclwra?

Depends o: What is in the water. What can cause problems is using contacts and having been chlorinated water get in you eyes. To avoid any potential problems just use goggles! ...Read more

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If you touch a foot with athletes foot and then you happened to touch your nose, could you get the fungus in the nose, are the lungs at risk?

If you touch a foot with athletes foot and then you happened to touch your nose, could you get the fungus in the nose, are the lungs at risk?

No: The fungi that thrive on feet are not the same ones that cause troubles in the nose. It's human to touch yourself and others; wash your hands when you can, but don't worry about spreading the athlete's foot fungi (which are common in the environment) by simple touch. ...Read more

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Can you get hiv if you pop someone's pimple and blood gets on your nails? My nails are not the healthiest.

Can you get hiv if you pop someone's pimple and blood gets on your nails? My nails are not the healthiest.

Blood and body fluid: One can potentially get infected with HIV with exposure to an infected person's blood or body fluid. Usually it requires a bit prolonged exposure or a single large exposure. While pus from a pimple may be considered a ' body fluid' technically, the amount of virus in a pimp,ex would be minuscule to transmit the infection with such brief exposure. An HIV antibody test in four weeks may be helpful. ...Read more

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Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
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