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Facial Cellulitis Emedicine
Cellulitis: Facial cellulitis is a bacterial skin infection that occurs on the face. The infection is characterized by swelling, redness, warmth, and pain. Risk factors for the condition include problems in the lymphatic system, upper respiratory infections, and infections of the teeth or middle ear. Treatment is with oral antibiotics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have facials cellulitis and was wondering if I should go into work. I work in the oilfields I have redness, pain, and swelling
You : You need to find out the nature of your problem, and if truly cellulitis, get definitive treatment. There are several other possibilities, such as contact dermatitis, that would also require medical treatment. Seek care immediately at an urgent care clinic or emergency department. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How common is it for cellulitis to spread to distant locations? Treated for facial cellulitis and now I have it on my leg requiring a new antibiotic
Cellulitis Treatment: Several things need to be taken into account when treating a cellulitis. First, the patient's medical conditions. Second, allergies ; other medications. Third, identifying the source of the infection as well as it's location. Fourth, whether or not drainage is possible. Iv or im medication may be given rather than oral medication. Finally, we may culture the site in order to know which one to use. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Diagnosed with cellulitis on my face . On antibiotics for 48 hours. There is improvement, but still swelling. When will that go away?
3-7 days: How quickly the swelling is gone is dependent not just antibiotics, but also if drainage is established with an incision and drainage procedure, and the extent of the swelling! no i and d and extreme swelling takes muck longer to resolve than moderate swelling with an i and d! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the most effective antibiotic to be taken in case of asmall patch of cellulitis (about 2cm). In face developed after a mosquito bite??
Depends: Your doctor will be aware of the type of bacteria and the antibiotics best to use in your community. The bacteria that cause cellulitis are most often strep or staph. In some communities staph is resistant to some antibiotics and this often reflects the choice of medication. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My sister had a knot on the side of her face dr said it was cellulitis she took antibiotics now her whole lower body is swollen should she go to er?
Swollen red nose the redness extends to cheeks. Dr said facial cellulitis, put me on antibiotics . Could this be caused be Botox injection 3 days ago?
Is it normal to severe facial pain around the eyebrow, cheek, jaw & neck with Preseptal Cellulitis?
Ans: Well first of all I would assume you are on an antibiotic ? Now you could have a lot of swelling from the infection. If you do this could cause the facial pain you experience. But as you take the antibiotic thus should resolve. Stay in close contact with your doctor until this infection is resolved ...Read more
Why do I keep getting cellulitis on me? First my foot, neck, forehead and now onto my face even my eyelids?
I have had 3 bouts of mrsa, face n throat (along w cellulitis), once in lip absess and once in neck absess. Will this be a continual problem for me?
Try decolonization : It could be a recurrent problem as you are probably colonized with mrsa. See your doctor about an attempt at decolonization with Bactroban Nasal ointment, hibiclens soap shower and shampoo and possibly one of several antibiotics that obtain high nasal secretion levels such as minocycline, septra, (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) or rifampin. Intimate contacts should have nasal MRSA screens and decolonization if positive. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Diagnosed shingles, cellulitis on face, butt 2 weeks ago. Hot, painful, red areas come and go. Eye swelled, stiff neck, leg weak, headache, lethargic. Help?
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