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My boyfriend has a bump (looks like a boil or cellulitis) around his neck. This is not the first time he is getting this. It comes and go?
Had cellulitis in armpit region and a boil which was lanced. Now I have what looks like a bulged vein ultrasound did not detect anything what is it.
I HAVE A PRIMARY CARE DOCTOR HERE IN FLORIDA I'M NOT ABLE TO SEE HIM FOR AT LEAST A WEEK. I HAVE A BOIL UNDER MY ARM THAT NEEDS ANTIBIOTICS.WHEN I GET THEM I'M ALWAYS PRESCRIBED MEDS FOR CELLULITIS ALSO NEED BLOOD PRESSURE MEDS LISINOPRIL HCTZ 20-12.5 CAN
Cellulitis: The majority of cellulitis infections are caused by infection with either strep (streptococcus) or staph (staphylococcus) bacteria. The most common bacteria that cause cellulitis are beta-hemolytic streptococci (groups a, b, c, g, and f). A form of rather superficial cellulitis caused by strep is called erysipelas. However, MRSA cellulitis is on the rise. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have this and it's caused cellulitis on my arm all the way to my armpit, what is the best solution.
R/O CELLULITIS: Cellulitis is a superficial skin infection that can be caused after an abrasion or rupture of a boil . if it is extending up your arm SEEK PROMPT MEDICAL ATTENTION YOU MAY NEED IV ANTIBIOTICS. Seek prompt evaluation for potential need of IV VS oral antibiotics/X-ray /labs. SEEK PROMPT EVALUATION SINCE INFECTION IS PROGRESSING ...Read more
I have what i believed was an ingrown hair but now it has swollen, turned red and it drained to what looks like a huge empty hair follicle!cellulitis?
Abscess: Your description suggests a single follicle was involved , draining pus- likely an abscess. If there was surrounding redness, swelling, tenderness and warmth, then a cellulitis was involved. See a doctor for abscess drainage and treatment- a culture will be needed to determine what caused the infection (eg. Community-acquired mrsa). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Spreading: Cellulitis, or skin infection, concerns us when it takes longer than 7 days to improve, or gets worse: spreading across more skin or going deeper into your blood. Watch out for increased pain, redness, red streaks, fever/chills, feeling bleah (malaise). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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