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How Long Is The Hospital Stay For Cellulitis
Only in severe cases: Small areas of infection can easily be treated as an outpatient or in the clinic. When fever, chills and systemic symptoms occur or the cellulitis covers an extesive area of the extremity or trunk, then hospitalization should be strongly considered. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I was admitted in the hospital for severe cellulitis in Nov 2016 and it never truly healed. Now I seem to have the same issue except it is on my butto?
Details matter: Cellulitis where? Cause? Treatment? Most diagnoses of cellulitis are mistakes. When these people are cared for by dermatologists the correct diagnoses are made and resulting therapy is much more effective. Failure to respond to cellulitis is because it is not cellulitis or because the underlying cause was not addressed. ...Read more
I just got out of the hospital for cellulitis, & tomorrow I have school. Is it safe for me to go to school?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am recovering from cellulitis. I was discharged from hospital about ywo weeks ago. I am on IV sntibiotics and unna boots. I have chills. Is this ok?
What's the cause?: Cellulitis is an inflammation (red, hot swollen and tender) of the skin and soft tissues. It can be caused 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, the treatment changes. If you keep having recurrences, the treatments are wrong, seek another opinion. Try profore instead of unna's. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Was ivdu now clean 2y. Painful memories, hate myself. Can i not tell new doc abt history of related hospital stay (cellulitis) so i can move on?
Noticed possible cellulitis yesterday, sure of it tonight. Feel feverish, bad headache, flushed skin. Should I go to hospital tonight, or wait?
Was admitted to hospital w cellulitis. Home now w nausea fever chills and sweats. Is that because of infection or did i pick up the flu?
Difficult to say: It could be that the cellulitis is not getting better. I would follow-up with your treating provider for a check up, so that they can look at the area of cellulitis to see if it is better or worse. In the mean time, continue to take the medications you were prescribed when you were discharged from the hospital, unless your doctor tells you to stop. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If i just got out of the hospital for cellulitis they think from a curbing my toe but i also may have a crack on my ankle bone. Could this be the caus?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I just got out of the hospital with cellulitis could it be a bone infection. An not from a cut on my toe? I think i cracked my ankle 3 weeks aho
Recently had cellulitis in my leg treated in hospital with antibotic now I have it on my stomach , no trauma involved . Hard lump under redness ?
Go back to doctor: Asap. Without knowing the actual organism involved i can only tell you that most cases of cellulitis are caused by strep pyogenes or staph aureus. Two bad acting bugs and ones that have the capacity to be highly destructive of normal issues and potentially life-threatening. You need to see somebody now! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am in hospital w/a "gram+ bacillus" sepsis..6/8 blood culture bottles are +. Caused by a dirty cut then severe cellulitis. I have heart vegetation from it they say. Also on CellCept. Can you educate me on whats the significance of heart vegetation?
Endocarditis. : What you describe is endocarditis. The vegetations harbor the bacteria that are identified when blood cultures are obtained. Sepsis, heart failure as well as "septic emboli" are potential complications 6 weeks of IV antibiotics followed by repeat blood cultures and follow up echocardiogram to insure treatment was adequate. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My son recently got a very severe case of chickenpox requiring hospital admission and developed a secondary infection and cellulitis of the eye. Will my daughter who suffers febrile seizures also get the same severity of it?
Hard to predict: Her history of febrile seizures would have no relationship to whether or not she has a significant problem. Incubation period is 10-21 days with average 14. If she breaks out and you bathe her often & monitor the spots, you can stop most 2ndary infections before they get out of hand. ...Read more
I have cellulities and been following treatment like it should but for two days i've been having fever of 105 should I go to the hospital?
I have a cellultis on my breast which i was in the hospital 4 but today i am getting sharp pains in it do u know y could it mean its coming back?
Possible: Cellulitis is a bacterial infection of the skin. Signs and symptoms of cellulitis are increased warmth, redness and tenderness over the infected area. Patients may also have a fever. Diabetic patients are more subject to inspections including cellulitis.patients with cellulitis should be seen by physician as soon as possible. Mild cases can be treated with oral antibiotics but more severe cases may need hospitalization and intravenous medication. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Natural Healing: When our bodies sustain an injury, the immediate response is inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling). This is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. The key is to do things that reduce the parts of inflammation such as ice, compression, elevation and antiinflammatory medications in the first 24hrs. ...Read more
Depends: If cellulitis is bacterial and you have an antibiotic that the bug is sensitive to, there can be dramatic improvement(assuming you are in good health, etc). Might take longer to have a less sensitive bug respond. Lots of variables here, of course, but you get the idea. I hope you get well soon! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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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