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Cellulitis Infection In Ear
I had two cellulitis infections (one behind ear and one on lower stomach) at same time with a very swollen lymph node behind my ear. Is this unusual?
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
What's the cause?: Cellulitis is an inflammation (red, hot swollen and tender) of the skin and soft tissues. It can be cause by many things such as bacteria, sunburn, vein disease and trauma all of which have different treatments. Depending on where it occurs and what is the cause, changes the treatment. If you keep having recurrences, the treatments are wrong, seek another opinion. A rash usually involves skin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have cellulitis infection on tip of left buttocks. I have been on meds for 2 days now and it wont stop bleeding. How serious is this?
Follow up with your : For a thorough exam and assessment. Compression on the wound should stop bleeding.Otherwise go to an urgent care asap. If it was continuously bleeding from the time you've typed in the question up to the time i'm answering it, i wonder if u r still breathing (joke!). Finish your antibiotics. Enjoy life! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/cellulitis-topic-overview. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have cellulitis from an abcess is it a good sign the pain isn't as bad even though the infection is still bad i haven't gotten treatment yet?
I have cellulitis on my elbow and I have antibiotics for it is there any way I can help my body fight infection? P.S hasn't been 48hrs since 1st pill
Can i restart sulfa antibiotic for cellulitis after 72 hr lapse to be sure infection is 100% gone? Took for 5 days b4 & im ok. Wd 5 more day suffice?
I have a cellulitis infection on my calve. They did a culture and put me on amoxicillin 6 days ago, and although the redness has not grown it has also?
Had cellulitis over a week ago was treated but skin is still tender on leg. All else good. Is the infection gone? I can't risk getting ill again
Need to examine: There is insufficient information to provide a meaningful opinion. It would be prudent to consult your doctor who knows your history and could examine you. Two general issues; if you are overweight, try hard to lose weight; if you are diabetic, keep tight control of blood sugar. ...Read more
Just finished keflex for cellulitis infection and responded well. Skin no longer hot or red but still a little swollen. Been 11 days, should I worry?
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