Rated 4.714285714285714/5 based on 5 votes

Top
10
Doctor insights on: Over The Counter Treatment For Cellulitis

Share
1

1
What over-the-counter medications can help with cellulitis?

What over-the-counter medications can help with cellulitis?

OTC cellulitis cures: Cellulitis is a skin infection; washing with hibiclens daily can help the spread of the infection. See your primary of podiatrist for more solutions. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Michael Miller
836 doctors shared insights

Cellulitis (Definition)

Cellulitis is 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

Dr. Omega Edwards
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
13 years in practice
161.0K people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue
2

2
I'm suffering from Cellulitis of the scalp any over-the-counter products will you recommend?

I'm suffering from Cellulitis of the scalp any over-the-counter products will you recommend?

Cellulitis: If this is true cellulitis you will need antibiotics as treatment. There are other causes of rash on scalp. See primary doctor or dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Omega Edwards
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
13 years in practice
161.0K people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue
3

3
Treating Cellulitis (Checklist)

Keep the wound clean
Once
See your doctor -- you likely need antibiotics
Once
Assess your environment for casues
Once
Wash your hands regularly
Once
4

4
Are there any over-the-counter medications that are effective at treating cellulitis?

Are there any over-the-counter medications that are effective at treating cellulitis?

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

See 2 more doctor answers
5

5
Can cellulitis go away with out treatment?

Can cellulitis go away with out treatment?

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, the treatment changes. If you keep having recurrences, the treatments are wrong, seek another opinion. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
6

6
Treating Cellulitis (Checklist)

Visit Urgent Care or see you Physician same day
once
Check your temperature
once
Look for any open wounds as a source
once
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
13 years in practice
161.0K people helped
Get help from a specialist now
Continue
7

7
What is treatment for facial cellulitis i?

What is treatment for facial cellulitis i?

Cellulitis: Facial cellulitis is a bacterial skin infection that occurs on the face. The infection is characterized by swelling, redness, warmth, and pain. Risk factors for the condition include problems in the lymphatic system, upper respiratory infections, and infections of the teeth or middle ear. Treatment is with oral antibiotics. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
What is a home treatment for cellulitis if diabetic?

What is a home treatment for cellulitis if diabetic?

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

See 2 more doctor answers
9

9
Treating Cellulitis (Checklist)

Abx covers CA-MRSA and Group A strept
once
Culture of pus or deep tissue culture done
once
Duration of therapy
once
Discussed
once
10

10
What is a good antibiotic for cellulitis following the i. V. Antibiotic treatment?

What is a good antibiotic for cellulitis following the i. V. Antibiotic treatment?

It depends: There are bacteria that are resistant to certain antibiotics and are not effective. Your doctor needs to consider what antibiotics have been used in the past , possibly culture the infection to see what antibiotics will work now if needed. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer

Get more personalized answers directly from real doctors!

Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Omega Edwards
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
13 years in practice
161.0K people helped
Continue
65,000 doctors available
Find us on Facebook