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Will periorbital cellulitis stop me from going on my vacation?

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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Severity?

Preseptal cellulitis can potentially resolve with oral antibiotics.
Postseptal cellulitis may need IV antibiotics. Any eye movement disturbance is worrisome and usually involves imaging. Amount of swelling and spread can be factors. Also if not improving on first line therapy, that would stop vacation. So depends on severity, length of time, treatment working or not, etc.

In brief: Severity?

Preseptal cellulitis can potentially resolve with oral antibiotics.
Postseptal cellulitis may need IV antibiotics. Any eye movement disturbance is worrisome and usually involves imaging. Amount of swelling and spread can be factors. Also if not improving on first line therapy, that would stop vacation. So depends on severity, length of time, treatment working or not, etc.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Get it treated before it goes into your eye and affect your vision.
Or spread to cause meningitis.

In brief: Yes

Get it treated before it goes into your eye and affect your vision.
Or spread to cause meningitis.
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Dr. Ankush Bansal
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