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I Had Cellulitis In My Left Finger And Now I Notice That My Right Finger Has It It Is Pussingcould This Mean Its In My Blood
I had cellulitis in my left finger and now I notice that my right finger has it. It is pussing. Could this mean its in my blood?
I had an abcess and now I have cellulitis but there's a huge blood fill blisster where the head of the abcess used to be is that normal?
I had cellulitis on only my pinkie and now have it on 7 of my fingers. It's getting difficult to change diapers or even hold a fork. What can I do?
My husband is on his 4th day of antibiotics for cellulitis. His finger is now not only red but looks like a big pus pocket is under his skin. Shud he?
I took 7 days of antibiotic for cellulitis in my finger 2 weeks ago. It is still swollen, purple and puss is now coming out. What now?
See your doc: I recommend going to see a doctor to make sure the infection isn't worsening. ...Read more
A spot on my hip popped up tht looked like a blood blister but seemed to be attached to fat and was deep, was told its cellulitis and now its allover!
See your MD!: Cellulitis is a very serious infection and if it is spreading you need to see your doctor as soon as possible to evaluate your response to treatment. Even though you are already on Bactrim, (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) I would have your doc re-evaluate your treatment to determine why the redness is spreading. ...Read more
Went to MD regarding large ball bump under hard patch of skin. Md drained just blood and diagnosed it was cellulitis. It's now painless and gradually decreasing in size by the day. Will the bump go away completely and should I continue antibiotics?
Ball bump: Do you mean a bump on your ball? Discuss with your Dr. ...Read more
I have shingles often. Now I have shingles, cellulitis in both ankles w/sore l.Nodes. Blood is low lymphocytes relative & absolute. What?
The best thing:
To do is to tap the joint. Negatively birefridegant crystals is diagnostic of gout.
Blood tests can be helpful. An elevated Uric acid level would be more associated with gout than cellulitis. An elevated white count could occur in both. An elevated ESR could occur in both.
Gout typically is monoarticular, extremely painful this is part of the giveaway. ...Read more
My cellulitis is turning purple and discharging something that looks like blood. Also I'm on bactrian and kelfax and the redness is seeming to go away?
May be ok:
Check, with your doc.
Rednessmimproving probably good but check it out. ...Read more
Cellulitis: This is an infection of the deep soft tissues, most commonly caused by bacteria. Usually it spreads locally first, but then may skip areas to lymph nodes if it enters the lymphatic circulation. Spread to other areas of the body is possible but not common except in more advanced or untreated cases. ...Read more
I have had cellulitis for a week and it seems to be healing but instead of pus coming out its blood clots?
Hematoma: You are likely dealing with a hematoma if you had a recent injury that can account for the cellulitis. Keep the area clean and change the dressing as needed to avoid infection - or the discharge will turn to pus. If you are running a fever and the area of injury enlarges or pain worsens - see a doctor as soon as you can. ...Read more
A few months ago I had cellulitis in my finger I think I may have it again. My finger is red warm swollen n very painful! What should I do?
Cellulitis: Although cellulitis can be due to a number of causes, as it technically means inflammation of cells, most people concern themselves with cellulitis as an infectious disease. When infection spreads from cellulitis to the lymph nodes it becomes "ascending" or "blood poisoning". Red streaks should be evaluated professionally. ...Read more
Can cellulitis flare up on your ankles from the hot weather, is it dangerous to have while on blood thinners?
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
Could having a blood test only two days after a cellulitis flare up cause my liver levels, as well as my alkaline phosphatase to go up?
No trauma, cuts, or anything my finger swelled up with numbness to the tip but serious pain to Palm, I just had four cellulitis spots in 3 weeks is it?
Something serious: Might be going on. Get to an ortho surgeon or infection specialist asap, because an otherwise healthy person should not be getting these infections so often. ...Read more
Swelling on both shins, no pain, not warm, slight redness, and when I push on the skin it makes a dent, like play doh. I have had cellulitis before, but the similarity is the dent in the skin after pushing on it with my finger.
Lymph edema: Swelling the causes "pitting edema" with dents after compassion may be a sign of systemic disease including possible congestive heart failure. Long standing pitting edema leads to increasing multiple morbidties including stasis dermatitis and painful ulcerations. Simple blood pressure management and otc compression hose are possibilities. ...Read more
Blood test while I was treating cellulitis of my foot, CRP-LIA 12 (reference value 6). Is it too high? All other factors are normal.
Same symptoms for cellulitis though? That's what was diagnosed but 3 doses of antibiotic hasn't helped (re symptoms of blood clot, shin just below knee)
Treated for staph cellulitis 1 IV 600mg clindamyacin + 10 days 450mg 4 x daily. Finished meds & looks gone, but some soreness & random muscle spasm. Should I get checked again? Worried it may not be fully gone? Could it be in the muscle or blood?
Cellulitis: I would get a check up again definitely, doubtful in the blood unless you have been having fevers. ...Read more
On day 6 of two types of antibiotics for cellulitis which is improving. Some blood clotting in my urine today. Antibiotics causing this? Trimethoprim 2-800mg twice daily, and cephalexin 2-500mg twice daily.
See DR: This is an unusual combination of antibiotics. "Cellulitis"? Where? Fever? Due to strep? Pain on urinating? Some strep infections may cause glomerulonephritis with blood in urine. Kidney stones cause blood in urine, usually with acute pain. Various infections, immune reactions, vascular lesions, tumors, and injuries cause blood in urine. ...Read more
I had cellulitis in my finger (knuckle) 2 months ago and my finger is still very swollen and the knuckle joint is still sore. Is this normal?
Needs more: It should have gone back to normal now. High chance of something else or still infected. See a doctor soon. ...Read more
Elevated creatinine levels raised lft and inconsistent hep c blood test. Has cellulitis from shin injury. Feels recovery is very slow. Lethargy.
Need nephrologist: Sounds like a complex problem and need to be evaluated by specialist. Would recommend nephrologist first as elevated creatinine may signify progressive renal disease. Depending on the level, lethargy may be also related to elevated creatinine. Further, need to investigate elevated LFT, so liver and kidney imaging is needed as well. ...Read more
Hi, What is the pathophysiology behind how cellulitis progresses to sepsis in reference to decreased blood pressure and increased heart rate, pH etc?
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 what's 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 more
What is this infection and is it in his blood stream my son is 2 years old and has cellulitis, tinea, and pustuels. The cellulitis and tinea is on his calf muscle. The rest of his body is covered in pustuels. The doctor hasn't run any test yet but is very
The: The disease of cellulitis generally has 2 main microbes associated with it. Namely staph and strep. Out bodies are literally covered with these organisms. Many times...Cracks, fissures and breaks in the skin allow organisms to gain a foothold and enter the blood stream. This is heralded by a condition known as sepsis. The body goes into shock and hemodynamic issues arise. Given the severity of what you have described I would take him to your pediatrition...But I very much doubt the infection has entered the blood. ...Read more
Have 3 auto-immune probs. 4/2013 got cellulitis (r) hand. Antibiotics resulted in c-diff. Had blood draw this week, also canning tomatoes. (r)hand red, hot, swollen headed almost to elbow. Md or er?
I have metallic taste in my mouth, dry eyes and pulsating vision, microscopic hemituria for 2 months in my urine and high protein in liver. No horomones issues, normal blood pressure, but extreme fatigue. I had cellulitis on scalp 4 months ago?
See your doctor: You need to be evaluated in person.....see your doctor ...Read more
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