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Is It Normal For Skin To Peel When You Have Cellulitis
Day 6 on Bactrim antibiotics for cellulitis on my tush. Is it normal for skin to peel and bleed? Does this mean it's healing?
Cellulitis: It is normal for the skin to peel with cellulitis. Please send photo to be sure it is not worsening with the bleeding part. Did you mark the area with a black marker to see if injection is extending borders? Send photo asap to help be sure it is not worsening. Do you have any fevers. ...Read more
How long does it take cellulitis to heal? Been on 2 rounds of 10 day antibiotics. Skin still red & peeling on heel. No pain anymore.
Diagnosis-cellulitis of toe on friday. Cephlaxin 500 mg.2x a day. Color & swelling decreased-now peeling like sunburn. Normal? Male 63 yrs old.6'.190 lbs high bld prssure/high cholosterol/arthritisis/ takes meds for same... Physically active
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 my left leg, it is a slow painful healing process. Is it normal for my skin to turn violet on the part where scabbing has peeled?
Pigmentation at the site of inflammation is common and it may take many months for the color to fade. If you are overweight, it would help if you could lose some weight. For good health — Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Venous ulcers starting to heal, but now skin on edge of wounds is black. Is this normal? Had sepsis, hospitalized from ulcers and cellulitis 3 weeks ago
Black skin is dead skin! Necrotic Skin!
So go back to your doctor for evaluation
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Is it normal for skin to peel off in large amounts after having hand foot mouth disease? Got it from my son, who's in daycare.
Peeling of hands: Not usually after that viral infection it's usually after a strep infection or with Kawasaki ...Read more
Is it normal for skin to peel while treating Paronychia infection in thumb? Does it mean it is healing? I'm on bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim). Thumb still little redswollen
Course paronychia: Best to have very close follow up with the treating doctor, daily if indicated. ...Read more
Broke out in loads of spots after glycolic peel is this normal? I did have lots of spots under skin beforehand
Gca peel: It is normal for your face to be more inflamed right after the glycolic peel than it was before. I usually put colloidal silver paste on after the peel for soothing. You can use some aloe vera gel. ...Read more
Is it normal for my skin on my nipples to get hard and peel? Very curious this has been happening to me for quite a while.
After dermabond is peel off from wound will there b scar of wound or after how many days skin become normal?
Scar lingers: Derma bond doesn't remove scar completely. There will still be a scar line. Derma bond reduces the thickness and color of scar. It keeps skin as close to normal color as possible and reduces the appearance of scar line ...Read more
I have an extreme sunburn. I am on roacutane, 20mg. A week ago I was burnt, skin blistered. Now skin is leathery and started peeling. Is this normal?
Normal yes: Unfortunately Accutane sun sensitizes to quite a degree and makes any burn far worse. We recommend minimal sun exposure when our patients are on it, and then only with significant sunscreen. The peeling will be worse as the burn was worse. Bad for long term skin aging and also skin cancer risk in older age — always avoid burns at all costs. ...Read more
Dry lips: Peeling lips usually from dryness. Try to moisturize and see if this helps. If not, then see doctor. ...Read more
Yes: Sometimes after an infection, the skin can peel. It is not unusual. If it doesn't look to you like it is healing properly though, see your doctor. ...Read more
Yes: A second degree burn involves a partial thickness injury to the skin. The epidermis usually separates from the dermis and often forms fluid filled blisters. Usually the damaged superficial layer of skin peels or sloughs off as the skin underneath heals. This peeling can also happen in some 1st degree burns (e. G sunburn). ...Read more
I have type 2 diab. And the skin on the bottoms of my feet the skin is peeling off. Other than that they r normal. Should i b concerned?
May just be dry: Try applying an over the counter voice to moisturizer in either a cream or ointment former and see if that helps. ...Read more
I've small scald burn 9 ds ago, at 1st its erythematous and painful, I apply silver sulphadiazene, now skin's roughand brown. It doesn't peel, is it normal?
Aquaphor: Apply vaseline or aquaphor to the area twice a day. This should improve the dryness. The brown discoloration should disappear with time. Be patient. ...Read more
I agree with: Dr placik: this is a concern — could be either infection or an allergic response. Best to get it looked at. ...Read more
What would cause the areola of s woman's breast to become red ad itcy first then return to normal color. But now the skin is peeling like an irritation?
Allergy: Yes. Irritation as u said. See doc for some cream. ...Read more
Yes: Try not to get the medication on good skin. Cut a hole in tape and place over the wart to protect skin. ...Read more
Unusual: It's an unusual and not commonly seen clinical manifestation of mono but it can occur with the disease. It's best to try to avoid peeling it (although I know that's hard!) and let it be. It won't hurt you any more than the other symptoms you may have, other than making sure you protect your spleen at all costs. I wish you a speedy recovery! ...Read more
After the peeling of sun poisoning how long till skin becomes normal again and are able to tan possibly or just be able to be in the sun?
See below: Depending on how severe the burn was it may take several days to a week and longer for a severe burn. Although the skin may return to looking normal, it has been damaged and repeated sunburn effect is cumulative and can lead to skin cancer. It's extremely important to use at sunscreen with SPF of 50 or more, even when it is cloudy or hazy outdoors. ...Read more
My son was burnt on his face and neck on thursday. 1st and 2nd degree. He is now complaining of the skin being "dry yellow &peeling & stinging. Normal?
Probably: But best to have him seen and examined by a burn physician. Any major medical center should have at least one surgeon who is an expert in this area, or a wound physician who can ascertain whether anything more severe is in progress. ...Read more
I had asmall superf. Scald burn 12 dsago. Now the burned superf skin wrinkled, brown seems v. Loose but stillnot peeled, is it normal? Is it'll peel spont
I had a severe yeast infection that caused sever irritation that cased skin to peel after. Is this normal?
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