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What is the treatment for erysipelas?
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Dr. Michael Ein
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Penicillins
Erysipelas is an infection of the superficial skin and subcutaneous lymphatics.
It is almost always caused by beta hemolytic strains of streptococcus. It is treated with oral or parenteral antibiotics (depending on severity) usually of the penicillin class.

In brief: Penicillins
Erysipelas is an infection of the superficial skin and subcutaneous lymphatics.
It is almost always caused by beta hemolytic strains of streptococcus. It is treated with oral or parenteral antibiotics (depending on severity) usually of the penicillin class.
Dr. Michael Ein
Dr. Michael Ein
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In brief: Antibiotics
Usually penicillin or clindamycin.

In brief: Antibiotics
Usually penicillin or clindamycin.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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