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Why Is Bruising In Cellulitis
Yes: Cellulitis will cause swelling and redness and and on the legs or deep involvement can have a dark color. This needs treatments with antibiotics either orally or in more severe cases with intravenous antibiotics. See your doctor as urgent appointment today if possible. Otherwise go to er. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had a small "bruise" fine for 2 days didn't do anything but then got very red swollen and BIG over last few days. Dr said cellulitis. Is this correct?
Elbow cellulitis: on day 8 of azirthomycin. Only did 5 days of sulfameth bc of allergy. Bruise was gone 2 days in with both. Now it's back. What? Why?
Cellulitis on inner thigh, on day 6 of ATB's, redness/swelling gone, now just left with what looks like 2 brown bruises, is this normal?
What started: Varicose vein? Clot? Injury? The history and exams are needed to discern the issues. ...Read more
Low fever w/cellulitis. Symptoms gone (fever still there) w/ 4.5days of sulfa/azythro antibx. Quit sulfa day 5. Still on azythro day 8. Bruise back?
Spreading red warmth: This is typically associated with an enlarging area of redness, swelling and warmth. Occasionally one may see involvement of the lymph vessels with red streaks going up to the groin and called lymphangitis. As seen in the picture, some may circle the borders of the redness to monitor the spread into the surrounding normal tissues. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Grandson has red patch on thigh at groin. No bites, no scrapes, no bruise. Warm and very tender. Could it be cellulitis?
I have cellulitis on my elbow and I have antibiotics for it is there any way I can help my body fight infection? P.S hasn't been 48hrs since 1st pill
Cellulitis.: Cellulitis is a bacterial infection of the skin. It's superficial and treatable with antibiotics, either topical or oral. Some infections can be very severe and possibly deadly (MRSA), so don't take cellulitis lightly. See a doctor if you have symptoms of redness, warmth and tenderness of an area of your skin, especially if you have fever, chills or sweats. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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