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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?
Yes. You should: Take him in to the ER to have an incision and drainage performed. Hand infections can worsen rapidly and usually what you see on the outside is the tip of the iceberg. Don't want to mess around with hand infections. Get it evaluated and treated ASAP. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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.
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