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How long does it usually take to get rid of cellulitis in your hand?

How long does it usually take to get rid of cellulitis in your hand?

Hand cellulitis: It depends on the cause of the cellulitis, infection, abscess, etc. The primary cause needs to be treated and then your cellultis will resolve. ...Read more

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Cellulitis (Definition)

Cellulitis is a common skin condition that is 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 to get rid of cellulitis in breasts?

How to get rid of cellulitis in breasts?

See doc: First and foremost this should be seen by a doc- there are cancers that can appear like a cellulitis. Assuming it is not, appropriate antibiotics, warm compress, drainage of any underlying abscess( which may require ultrasound for diagnosis), and likely also mammogram to rule out malignancy. Smoking can also lead to inflammation and should be stopped. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for cellulitis that will get rid of all symptoms and affects permanently?

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. ...Read more

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Dr. Sheila Calderon
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Can cellulitis and strep throat be related? Why can't we get rid if the cellulitis

Maybe: You need to see a physician for an antibiotic prescription. You may need a culture to find out what it is sensitive to. Bacterial infections usually require medication to go away. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of hand foot and mouth blisters? How long do they usually stay around?

How do you get rid of hand foot and mouth blisters?  How long do they usually stay around?

See Below: They only go away naturally. You can not "get rid of them" antibiotics do not help. Up to 7-10 days before resolution. ...Read more

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Dr. Anthony Fritz
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How long do you need to wash your hands to get rid of herpes?

How long do you need to wash your hands to get rid of herpes?

Unlikely: your hands are an unlikely place to obtain the herpes virus unless you have a break in the skin ...Read more

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Dr. Glynis Ablon
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Three inches long burn mark is on my hand and i didn't apply anything on it. There is black mark in that place, how to get rid of mark from my skin?

Three inches long burn mark is on my hand and i didn't apply anything on it. There is black mark in that place, how to get rid of mark from my skin?

It's probably post: inflammatory hyperpgimentation. As long as burn has healed, wear sunscreen everyday and try OTC lightening agents with Hydroquinone and alpha hydroxy or retinoic acid. if not better, see derm ...Read more

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Dr. Stephen Southard
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I retain fluid esp my hands they can be uncomfortable I take green tea anything else I can use to get rid of fluid naturally and quick ?

I retain fluid esp my hands they can be uncomfortable I take green tea anything else I can use to get rid of fluid naturally and quick ?

Think diuretics: Think of things like hawthorn, corn silk and parsley herb wise. Otherwise foods like celery, onions, watermelon and asparagus. These are all reported to have some diuretic like effect. Of course caffeine containing products due too, but be careful not to overdue things., ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Fisher
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How do I get rid of my skin rashes? I wash hands all day long at the hospital.

How do I get rid of my skin rashes? I wash hands all day long at the hospital.

Hand eczema: Hand dermatitis (also known as hand eczema) often results from a combination of causes, including genetic makeup (constitutional factors), injury (contact with irritants) and allergy. Hand dermatitis is seen in industries involving cleaning, catering, metalwork, hairdressing, healthcare. Treat with moisturizers like cerave cream or cutemol 4-6 times per day. And prescription cortisone. ...Read more

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Dr. Donald Colantino
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I have white patches on my hands for a month now and it has started to itch me a little. How can I get rid of it?

I have white patches on my hands for a month now and it has started to itch me a little. How can I get rid of it?

?vitiligo: Loss of pigmentation in the skin can be due to prior eruptions,but if these white patches developed without previous rashes,then vitiligo is suspected. This is an autoimmune disorder. A dermatologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you. ...Read more

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