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What Does It Mean To Have Cellulitis Of The Hand
Skin infection.: Cellulitis refers to a superficial skin infection, usually bacterial in origin. A brief course of oral antibiotics is generally sufficient treatment. In severe cases, a prolonged course of intravenous antibiotics and hospitalization may be necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long for cellulitis of the hand(spread to mid wrist) 2 heal for a patient w a weakened immune system? Caused by blown vein post-IV. On cephalexin
TimeHealsAllWounds: Hard to say. Depends on the severity of the infection, whether the infection had extended inside the vein,the degree of your immunosuppression and the susceptibility of the infection to the cephalexin.Healing tends to be slower at first then accelerate as healing progresses.But for a very general ballpark estimate for you, expect the majority to heal over 2 weeks,then more over the next 1-2 weeks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can putting ice in zip bag on hand to get for swelling it turns a pink color look to a dr like it is cellulitis never hot or raised put on kepflex?
Cannot diagnose: But ice packs on your hand may elicit an inflammatory reaction after removal. Without seeing this impossible to tell what is really going on, but cellulitis sounds unlikely and use of antibiotics without a good reason is not a wise thing to do. See a doctor and have this hand examined and then dealt with appropriately. ...Read more
I was diagnosis with cellulitis due to an iv, for an MRI spent 2 days inpatient, i feel a lot of tingling and numbness in my hand, can I have perm nerve dam.?
Doubt so: Probably related to the inflamatory reaction.Get a more detailed answer ›
If u banged a table hard and hurt your hand and it swelled and turned red can this be cellulitis? X-rays showed no fractures.
Taking sulfamethoxazole for cellulitis on my leg but now I've been getting tiny really itchy hives on my hands. Am I allergic and what should I do?
81 year old female with continual white cells in urine, borderline thyroid, and rash like cellulitis on legs, hands and face.
Inflammation: Inflammation can cause all of these things. High blood pressure is a result of endothelial inflammation. The endothelium is the skin lining all 50, 000 miles of blood vessels in the body. When inflamed it can cause WBC in urine. An inflamed thyroid will dysfunction. Skin rashes are indication of inflammation. A food sensitivity like celiac disease can cause all of these through inflammation. ...Read more
Cellulitis: Cellulitis is most often the result of an infection, usually requiring oral or even intravenous antibiotics in severe cases. The cause of cellulitis needs to be known. Inflammatory reactions can be treated with anti-inflammaory medication. Consult with physician. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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