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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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Dr. Michael Miller
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Cellulitis (Definition)

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?

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

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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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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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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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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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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Ganglion cyst first knuckle middle finger What causes it?What can I do to get rid of it?Would having long time acrylic nails have anything to do w/it?

Ganglion cyst first knuckle middle finger What causes it?What can I do to get rid of it?Would having long time acrylic nails have anything to do w/it?

No: there are few reasons, but never seen nails to be the cause, ( unless you used acrylic nail on middle finger only). Most cyst will resolve after few weeks. Wait and see, don't mess with it. It keeps getting bigger and does not go away surgeons can help. ...Read more

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Can putting ice in zip bag on hand to get for swelling it turns a pink color look to a dr like it is cellulitis never hot or raised put on kepflex?

Can putting ice in zip bag on hand to get for swelling it turns a pink color look to a dr like it is cellulitis  never hot or raised  put on kepflex?

Cannot diagnose: But ice packs on your hand may elicit an inflammatory reaction after removal. Without seeing this impossible to tell what is really going on, but cellulitis sounds unlikely and use of antibiotics without a good reason is not a wise thing to do. See a doctor and have this hand examined and then dealt with appropriately. ...Read more

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How to get rid of dry red hands?

How to get rid of dry red hands?

See below: If it is eczema, use moisturizing ointments multiple times a day on you hands to keep moisture in. Also, steroid creams can help reduce inflammation. The 3 first rules for eczema care per dr. Ronald hanson of phoenix children's hospital (who edits the largest pediatric derm book) are: 1) moisturizing, 2) moisturizing, and 3) moisturizing! ...Read more

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How to get rid of rashes on my hands?

How to get rid of rashes on my hands?

That depends on: what type of rash you have. Dermatological eval can help with accurate diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of obessive hand washing

How do I get rid of obessive hand washing

See your doctor : If this is obviousness as you say then I would see a doctor, preferably a psychiatrist as this may be a symptom of a deeper problem. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of constant clammy hands?

How can I get rid of constant clammy hands?

Med Eval: Have you seen a physician to determine the cause. Some causes can be treated. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of large hand pores?

What do I do to get rid of large hand pores?

Never heard of it: I have personally never heard of that problem. I would probably start with a dermatologist or your family doctor. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of stiffness in your hand ?

How do you get rid of stiffness in your hand ?

Depends: It depends on the cause (ie is it muscular or arthritic in nature). Mostly grip strengthening exercises can help. But if it continues you should be evaluated. ...Read more

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Is there any way to get rid of age spots on your hands?

Is there any way to get rid of age spots on your hands?

Laser Skin Treatment: Topical bleaching creams help to lighten spots, but are often ineffective for their total removal. In-office treatments such as chemical peels and lasers are often necessary to provide the best cosmetic benefit. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of vesicles on my hand and why are they there?

How do I get rid of vesicles on my hand and why are they there?

Evaluation would: be needed to determine the cause and treatment of the vesicles on your hands as there is more than one potential cause. ...Read more