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CELLULITIS

Cellulitis is a common bacterial infection of the skin and the soft tissues underneath.

CAUSES of CELLULITIS

  • Injuries that tear the skin
  • Infections after surgery
  • Long term skin conditions like Eczema or psoriasis
  • Foreign objects in skin
  • Bone infection under the skin.
  • SYMPTOMS of CELLULITIS

  • Redness
  • Red streaks
  • Swelling
  • Warmth
  • Pain or tenderness
  • Leaking of yellow, clear fluid or pus
  • Treatment of CELLULITIS

  • IV or oral antibiotics
  • Limb elevation
  • Pain relief medication
  • Drinking plenty of water
  • Regularly moving the affected part of the body toprevent stiffness.
  • Avoid compression stockings, bandaging and massage till the inflammation subsides.
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