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Had cts on 3/15. Just did 4 days on IV for cellulitis with emergency surgery. In severe constant pain since surgery what should I do?
I had a lateral release on my knee 5 months ago, got cellulitis immediately after surgery and now my knee is warm to the touch. Could it be infected?
Orbital cellulitis with a abscess behind the eye ! will this always need surgery as well as IV antibiotics ? What is the correct path of treatment .
Orbital cellulitis: This is an emergency. In younger preteens this can lead to brain abcess or worse because the bones are less dense and less of barrier to potential spread. In older patients IV antibiotics are first line with proper evaluation. Surgery is indicated if there is or are potential problems if the area is not decompressed. The orbit can be tight. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I just had i and d surgery on scrotal absess with celulitis. Can i spread anything to my fiancee by performing oral sex on her?
Skin infection: Nope. Not in any way.Get a more detailed answer ›
What's the cause ?: As injured skin heals, the body creates inflammation to do so which means fresh blood goes to the area and with it, many kinds of healing factors and cells. One type is called melanocytes which carry our skin pigment melanin. A healing occurs, these cells get deposited int he area and give it the brownish coloration you see. Over time, there will be some fading as the injury matures. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cellulitis: It is infection / inflammation of connective tissue. It results in limited involvement of the dermis with relative sparing of epidermis. Streptococcus pyogenes and Staphylococcus aurueus are the most common pathogens. A break in the skin from trauma, insect bite, previous surgery predisposes to cellulitis It is common in immunocompromised hosts, diabetics and those with lymphatic obstruction ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many causes: 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 1 more doctor answer
Real answer: A hematoma is a collection of blood below the skin. As it is absorbed, there may be inflammation which is a normal part of healing (red, hot, swollen, and tender) and not bad. Unless the skin is broken, your risk of getting infected is essentially zero. Your body can do it's own thing. Save the lotions and potions for the unusual types of injuries. Yours is straightforward and will resolve fast. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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