Cellulitis

Cellulitis is an infection of the skin and deep underlying tissues. Group A strep (streptococcal) bacteria are the most common cause. The bacteria enter your body when you get an injury such as a bruise, burn, surgical cut, or wound.Symptoms includeFever and chillsSwollen glands or lymph nodesA rash with painful, red, tender skin. The skin may blister and scab over.Your health care provider may take a sample or culture from your skin or do a blood test to identify the bacteria causing infection. Treatment is with antibiotics. They may be oral in mild cases, or intravenous (by IV) for more severe cases.

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68years male, DM2 for last 8 years on OADs. Developed cellulitis & blisters 3 days back & found to have uncontrolled BSL...See More

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Flaredup cellulitis with bullous diabeticorum Uncontrolled diabetic Inflammatory signs seen suggest underlying lymphangitis with lympoedema Need to control diabetes by regular as well as mixtard insulin with OHA Local care by deroofing bul...


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