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Can cellulitis cause bruising?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
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In brief: Yes

It cause discoloration and be associated with a hemorraghic skin color. This will resolve slowly after the cellulitis is treated.
It is important to prevent recurrences by treating any athletes foot infection which is often a portal of entry.

In brief: Yes

It cause discoloration and be associated with a hemorraghic skin color. This will resolve slowly after the cellulitis is treated.
It is important to prevent recurrences by treating any athletes foot infection which is often a portal of entry.
Dr. Morris Westfried
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Dr. Peter Wiggin
Wound care

In brief: Yes

Some cellulitis are actually the result of contusions with bruising.
Large hematomas should be treated prior to developing cellulitis. Bruising is the result of hemorrhage and can be the result of tissue damage and certain micro-organisms.

In brief: Yes

Some cellulitis are actually the result of contusions with bruising.
Large hematomas should be treated prior to developing cellulitis. Bruising is the result of hemorrhage and can be the result of tissue damage and certain micro-organisms.
Dr. Peter Wiggin
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