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Can cellulitis flare up on your ankles from the hot weather, is it dangerous to have while on blood thinners?

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Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care
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In brief: What's the cause

Cellulitis is basically a visible inflammation (itis) of the skin and soft tissues (red, hot, swollen and tender) .
It can be caused by many things including sunburn (radiation), trauma (sprained ankle) or poor vein circulation (stasis dermatitis). It need not be caused by bacteria. If you have repeated episodes of this, get to a wound care or vascular specialist, the diagnoses you have is wrong.

In brief: What's the cause

Cellulitis is basically a visible inflammation (itis) of the skin and soft tissues (red, hot, swollen and tender) .
It can be caused by many things including sunburn (radiation), trauma (sprained ankle) or poor vein circulation (stasis dermatitis). It need not be caused by bacteria. If you have repeated episodes of this, get to a wound care or vascular specialist, the diagnoses you have is wrong.
Dr. Michael Miller
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry

In brief: Cellulitis is

An infection....Weather should not have an effect, it's not good to have weather on blood thinners or not.
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In brief: Cellulitis is

An infection....Weather should not have an effect, it's not good to have weather on blood thinners or not.
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine

In brief: Depends

Cellulitis is an acute infection.
It usually is treated or not treated or reoccurs. It usually requires proper treatment.

In brief: Depends

Cellulitis is an acute infection.
It usually is treated or not treated or reoccurs. It usually requires proper treatment.
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
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