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Treated Cellulitis Antibiotic Swollen
See a dermatologist: Is it your leg? It is very common that other conditions are mistaken as cellulitis. Then the antibiotic is no help. Stasis dermatitis and erythromelalgia are 2 examples of conditions presenting as red- swollen skin but are not infections. Also there may be an underlying problem such as lymphedema which leads to cellulitis. Then it is useful to address the underlying condition to prevent another ce. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My sister had a knot on the side of her face dr said it was cellulitis she took antibiotics now her whole lower body is swollen should she go to er?
Recently I was diagnose with cellulitis, been taking antibiotics for 6 days, 4 more left. However, I'm still concerning because I don't know if it's healing properly. The area isn't swollen, but it has a dark ring/circle around the area...inside is mostly
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?
Is it common to wind up with cellulitis in both legs, even while on an antibiotic?I don't have pus just red, swollen hard spots.compression socks?
I have cellulitas that is weeping and swollen what can I do I have been on antibiotics for six weeks. No improvment yet.
Infectious cellulitis for a month, treated with antibiotics. Syntoms clearing but redness still there (not bright red). How do I know when it's gone?
Redness: will subside slowly after an infectious process. It's also typical to go from a red color to a purple color before returning to the normal skin color. Depending on the level of infection it may take a couple months for the residual effects to clear up. ...Read more
How common is it for cellulitis to spread to distant locations? Treated for facial cellulitis and now I have it on my leg requiring a new antibiotic
I had Cellulitis on elbow 2 mos ago. Treated w/ antibiotics. All visible symptoms & pain gone but it sometimes burns/aches for a sec. Why?
Pain: Cellulitis is a skin infection and it causes swelling and other changes in the skin and surrounding tissues. You are probably experiencing some post residual inflammatory changes that have made the nerves in the area hypersensitive and should go away with time . If not go see your doctor. ...Read more
I found out yesterday that lisa has cellulitis she was treated with IV antibiotics. Now the doctors want to give her oral steroids is that normal?
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