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In brief: Cellulitis

Cephalexin is a good antibiotic to battle possible strep or staph which typically cause skin infections. The Dr drew a line to see whether the infection worsens and spreads outside of the line. He probably told you to call him with follow-up of what is going on with the rash and whether it improves or actually spreads.

In brief: Cellulitis

Cephalexin is a good antibiotic to battle possible strep or staph which typically cause skin infections. The Dr drew a line to see whether the infection worsens and spreads outside of the line. He probably told you to call him with follow-up of what is going on with the rash and whether it improves or actually spreads.
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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine

In brief: Usually

Unless you had associated fever and chills, the advice is sound.
Report back to the hospital if redness spreads or if fever and chills appear.

In brief: Usually

Unless you had associated fever and chills, the advice is sound.
Report back to the hospital if redness spreads or if fever and chills appear.
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