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How easy is it to cure cellulitis?

How easy is it to cure cellulitis?

It depends: Cellulitis is an infection of the skin and underlying tissue, often by an infection. It is commonly treated with an antibiotic. The success & duration of treatment depends on the extent and depth of the infection, whether surgical drainage is necessary, the type of bacteria causing the infection, and the patient's other medical conditions. ...Read more

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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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How easy is it to cure an STD?

How easy is it to cure an STD?

Depends on the STD: Viral STD's like herpes, HIV, HPV are never cured but there are meds that can reduce risk involved. Germs like gonorrhea,chlamydia and syphilis are curable with various meds but the treatment period varies.The best thing to do if your life exposes you to these is testing every 6 mo or anytime you think you have picked something up. ...Read more

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How easy is it to treat eczema?

How easy is it to treat eczema?

Protect: Avoid things that make you break out, soaps & wetness. Wash your hands only when necessary. Wear gloves when needed. Wear clothes made of cotton. Bathe only with a small amount of mild unscented soap, such as dove. Keep the water temperature cool or warm, not hot. Use the medicine your doctor gave you. Use a plain moisturizer daily. Avoid scratching or rubbing the itchy area. Manage stress. ...Read more

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How easy is it to spread ringworm?

How easy is it to spread ringworm?

Rash: It is some. You have to be skin to skin contact or use contaminated brush or comb to get it. ...Read more

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How easy is it to spread meningitis?

How easy is it to spread meningitis?

Meningitis: Causes of bacterial meningitis including strep, neisseria, h flu & viruses like enteroviruses, herpes, & hiv. Bacteria & viruses that cause meningitis colonize the nose & throat & are transmitted through respiratory droplets. Viral meningitis can also be transmitted by fecal-oral routes & insect bites. Usually contacts working within ~3 ft of those with meningitis r considered to be at high risk. ...Read more

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What is blepharconjuntivitis ? Is it contagious? What is the cure and how long will it take to cure?

What is blepharconjuntivitis ? Is it contagious? What is the cure and how long will it take to cure?

Blurry vision: Bleperoc onjunctivitis is an inflammation of the eyelids and the conjunctiva of the eye. It is usually contagious and treated with antibiotic eye drops. The usual length of ilness is ususally 5 days. ...Read more

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How easy is it to spread glandular fever, and for how long is it contagious?

How easy is it to spread glandular fever, and for how long is it contagious?

Mononucleosis: It is quite contagious. You are contageous when you are actively ill and can remain contagious for a number of months later. ...Read more

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What is abcess and how to cure it?

What is abcess and how to cure it?

Only sometimes: A skin abscess is an infection of the skin and subcutaneous tissues with central liquid pus formation. Many skin abscesses can be cured with incision and drainage alone. Most skin abscesses are caused by the bacteria staphylococcus aureus. If it is MRSA septra/bactrim or Doxycycline are the usual oral antibiotics used. If mssa oral dicloxicillin or Keflex are often used. ...Read more

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What can cure cellulitis? Is it deadly?

What can cure cellulitis? Is it deadly?

Cellulitis: Cellulitis is an infection of the deep layer of skin (dermis) and the layer of fat and tissues just under the skin (the subcutaneous tissues).Without treatment, a 'battle' is fought between the immune system and the invading germs (bacteria).Therefore, treatment is usually advised as soon as cellulitis is diagnosed, to stop it spreading to become serious.http://patient.info/health/cellulitis-and-erysipelas-leaflet ...Read more

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What is diabetes and how to cure it.

What is diabetes and how to cure it.

One can control it: Diabetes is a disease in which your blood sugar levels are too high. Insulin produced by pancreas keeps the glucose down. In type 1 diabetes, your body does not make insulin. In type 2 diabetes, your body does not use insulin well. Diabetes can be managed well and you can lead a normal life but know that it can not be cured unless you get new pancreas. Proper lifestyle change and/or med can help. ...Read more

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If eczema is infected, what is the best way to cure it?

If eczema is infected, what is the best way to cure it?

Infected: If it is infected the you will need antibiotics. Soap and water and general hygiene will also help. ...Read more

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Syringomyelia-what is it and how to treat?

Syringomyelia-what is it and how to treat?

Syringomyelia: This is an abnormal dilation of the usually very small column of spinal fluid that runs through the center of the spinal cord. It can also extend into the brainstem (syringobulbia). Most commonly, it is caused by trauma. However, tumors and developmental problems (chiari, tethered cord) need to be ruled out. Unless there is a structural cause, they usually do not require treatment. ...Read more

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What is piles and how to cure it ?/

What is piles and how to cure it ?/

Hemorrhoids: Piles are hemorrhoids. Best is to be examined by your gastroenterologist, get a rectal exam, and if older a sigmoid or colonoscopy. Anusol HC is an option to OTC creams. High fiber diet. No straining. May need more definitive treatment options if you are symptomatic. Read more at www.browardgi.com. Visit us. Like us. Follow us. | browardgi.com | twitter.com/browardgi | facebook.com/browardgi ...Read more

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What is cellulitis? How it causes? Need to avoid any food to prevent it become worse? How to treat it?

What is cellulitis? How it causes? Need to avoid any food to prevent it become worse? How to treat it?

What's the cause: 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 more

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What is acne and how to cure it ?

What is acne and how to cure it ?

Chronic disease: All simple explanations for acne are wrong. It's serious, chronic illness that arises from chaotic interactions in a milieu of sex hormones, bacteria, and changes in the skin. It's unrelated to hygiene and lifestyle and only marginally related to diet. It can't be cured until it remits on its own, but can be managed. If topical benzoyl peroxide is insufficient, your physician can add Rx to clear. ...Read more

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What is acne and how to cure it ??

What is acne and how to cure it ??

Inflammation: and/or infection of oil glands in the the skin and pores of the skin/hair follicles. Therapy depends of the extent, severity and duration of the outbreak. Good skin hygiene with gentle baby soap and use of over the counter benzoyl peroide gel: 5-10% topically ( a thin film) AM/PM. Consult your physician for possible antibiotic therapy. ...Read more

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Hi .What is lupus disease? Is it dangerous? How can we fight it and is there a way to recover from it?

Hi .What is lupus disease? Is it dangerous? How can we fight it and is there a way to recover from it?

The answer: Here's a good overview of lupus that should answer your questions: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001471/. ...Read more

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What is the most efficient way to heal a yeast infection? How long does it take?

What is the most efficient way to heal a yeast infection? How long does it take?

Healing yeast : Diflucan can be ordered by your physician (oral antifungal).Over- the – counter medicines for yeast infections include: micon 7, monistat, vagistat, (tioconazole) gynazole, femcare, gyne-lotrimin& mycelex. A yeast infection usually resolves in one to two weeks with appropriate treatment. It may take longer for those who are immunocompromised. ...Read more

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How easy is it to spread viral meningitis?

How easy is it to spread viral meningitis?

Meningitis: Causes of bacterial meningitis including strep, neisseria, h flu & viruses like enteroviruses, herpes, & hiv. Bacteria & viruses that cause meningitis colonize the nose & throat & are transmitted through respiratory droplets. Viral meningitis can also be transmitted by fecal-oral routes & insect bites. Usually contacts working within ~3 ft of those with meningitis r considered to be at high risk. ...Read more

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what is asthma and how to cure it..

what is asthma and how to cure it..

RAD =ASTHMA: Flovent is unlikely cause palpitations. It is a long acting steroid inhaler, usually dosed 2puffs bid. The most important tool to monitor the asthma is your Peak Flow meter. Take 3 readings am and Pm average them and keep a record of the number. If your maintenance therapy of Singulair (montelukast) and Flovent are effective your # >450. If not your regimen needs reevaluation. EKG/ Labs to evaluate palpitations ...Read more

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