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  • Cellulitis

    7 months ago I was diagnosed with cellulitis on my left leg just under my butt and I was put on antibiotics and it worked the scar closed up But is still visible. The problem is that now I have pain on my spine close to the side of where the cellulitis was. I also have foot pain at random times of the...

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  • My cure

    Each time I've contracted recurring cellulitis after I was hospitalised with it 3 years ago I've repeated this self-treatment which hasn't failed me yet. I stop drinking alcohol and carbonated soft drinks (known as soda in some countries and fizzy juice in my native Scotland) altogether...

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  • Reoccuring cellulitis of the left buttocks.

    Hi everybody, I have had reoccuring cellulitisof the left buttocks for about 3 years. No known cause, 8 flare ups and all but 1 have been several days in hospital on IV antibiotics. Ive been on every drug under the sun but nothing seems to change. The progression of the cellulitis is always the same...

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  • How long does the pain last??

    I have recently finished a course of antibiotics (500mg flucloxacillin) for cellulitis in my breast. The swelling has gone down & the redness has practically disappeared but I'm still feeling a dull aching pain & sometimes have a shooting pain in my breast. How long does the pain usually...

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  • Cellulitis

    7 months ago I was diagnosed with cellulitis on my left leg just under my butt and I was put on antibiotics and it worked the scar closed up But is still visible. The problem is that now I have pain on my spine close to the side of where the cellulitis was. I also have foot pain at random times of the...

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  • Cellulitis?

    I am a 45 yo male. Drove 6 hours to my Mom’s for Christmas literally looked down at my foot and this thing was huge hot and red. No injuries no cuts anything. Went to the ER they say it is cellulitis gave me 90 clindimycin to take in 10 days. It has improved but not completely gone. Took all the meds...

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  • Problems with celulitis

    I was in hospital for a week with cellulitis and was getting IV antibiotics for 10 hours out of each 24 hours.  I have been home now for a couple of weeks, with oral antibiotics and I feel my leg is much better...............however, my calf area is really hard, and my shin/calf area is a purplish...

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  • Long term cellulitis

    I have had cellulitis in my legs for six months now. I have had almost continuous different antibiotics but to no effect. My right leg has to be bandaged almost daily because of leakage. I am at my wits end and very depressed with continuous bad pain. I have asked the doctor to come out twice recently...

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  • CELLULITIS PAIN RELIEF!! Steroids!

    If you have this awful skin infection ask you doctor for one dose of steroids! I just got cellulitis on my lower left buttock a few days ago and I've went to the emergency room twice for the extreme pain. I was prescribed clindomyecin, two pills-four times a day, I was also given a weak painkiller-...

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  • redness from cellulitis

    Hi all, ​Just wondered if any of you find that the redness of the legs comes on during the daytime and inflammation is worse during an evening? As when I wake up, legs are not red now as recent course of antibiotics has clearly done something to clear it, but during the day the redness comes back gradually...

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  • cellulitis made worse by copd and heart problems

    My husband developed Cellulitis overnight,  made worse by his COPD and Heart medications.   Leg and foot has so much fluid he cannot walk.   Been in IV antibiotics for 5 days now but still extremely red with Sepsis.

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  • New diagnosis

    Hello all. I hope all are doing well. Well; after a month off work due to another illness, I am out of woek once again. I have been diagnosed with Cellulitis (extremely painful). My job is very physically demanding, and I am getting depressed. I can't seem to go an entire year without something going...

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  • Helppp.. cellulitis won't clear after two months

    Hi, I'm really hoping someone can help. I have had cellulitis in my lower leg for two months, I have had 5 types of oral anti biotics and the cream, nothing is working! The redness is still there along with the extreme heat, I'm now getting strange pains in my leg, feet and toes. It's not...

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  • Cellulitis from infected ear piercing

    Hiya, I was just wondering if anyone could help. I have just been prescribed co-amoxiclav for cellulitis from an infected cartilage piercing. I was originally on Flucloxacillin which didnt do anything. I have spent the past week in a lot of pain and was hoping someone could tell/advise me if co-amoxiclav...

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  • On October 11th I had my big toe joint replaced

    On October 3rd I underwent surgery to replace my big toe joint , I also had my 2nd toe straightened after a previous failed surgery, and had hardware removed from a previous tailors bunionectomy, before the surgery the nurse commented on the fact that no antibiotics were ordered especially since my joint...

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  • Diagnosed with cellulitis??

    I had what appeared to be a bite or boil on my shin went to reg doc he prescribed 2 antibotics by mouth and Muprocin ointment, the pain is into my bone.....the redness from my knee to half way down leg, went to ER they cut and drained it, all that came out was blood.....no clots not dark.....so question...

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  • Recovery from Cellulitis

    This is my 2nd experience with Cellulitis.  The first time I had it was 4 years ago and it seems I remember that it took a few weeks to clear up, even after several shots and 2 different antibiotics.  This time it was caused by a spider bite, which has long since healed, but after a shot and...

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  • Celulites in 1 leg for 4 days now

    i have got cellulitis in my foot/ leg which started in my toe started antbiotic 4 days ago . The toe is starting to slowing heal now but there's still red /swallow leg.. The redness is shrinking and getting less but slowly .. Is it normal to be very slow going or should after 4 days. Should it be...

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  • First time cellulitis patient. Please help.

    Hello forum. I am all the way from South Africa and I need help, I don't know what to do anymore. I have seen 3 doctor's who have all confirmed that I have cellulitis of the toes. I have been put on a course of oral antibiotics and now that I'm nearing the end of the course I have seen very...

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  • Cellulitis

    I have been going to doctors since March of this year.  I would get itchy red bumps that also burned really bad.  The itch is enough to drive someone crazy.  Two doctors basically told me they had no idea what it was and to consult a dermatologist.  Another one told me it was most...

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  • Cellulitis

    It is back in my left leg again, this really brings me down, I’m totally fed up again

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  • Cellulitis.

    Thank you I don't mind as lond as I no .. I feel loads better in myself and the pains gone but toes a bit weapy and scrappy 

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  • First time dealing with Cellulitis

    Hey all - I'm in the U.S. and am having an issue with staph? and cellulitis on my leg. It started as a VERY itchy bump on the inside of my left thigh/knee. I woke up 2 weeks ago today scratching it in my sleep. I thought it was a bug bite, as I think I've had staph folliculitis for a while, but...

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  • INSECT BITES: I find it interesting that no-one seems t...

    INSECT BITES: I find it interesting that no-one seems to mention that an insect bite has been the cause of their cellulitis. I was hoping someone would have found a solution to this being a cause... after suffering two bouts of insect bite induced cellulitis, both which effectively put paid to summer...

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  • Cellulitis is back ........ again!

    Hi All, am new to this forum but wanted to share my experience with cellulitis. Back at the end of May I suffered a banging headache which lasted about 5 days, was hot & cold for about 3 days then the rash started on my legs. I went to the Gp and was prescribed antibiotics, but after about 5 days...

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  • Cellulitis

    I've had cellulitis for around 16 weeks, I've had numerous antibiotics and now having blood tests, I'm anaemic and low in folic acid, also calcium is low, I suffer Lupus too, I'm beginning to believe this is serious, I keep going dizzy too

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  • Reoccurring cellulitis

    Hi there, new to the forum but wanted some advice/opinion from fellow suffers.  I'm 25 years old, healthy weight, healthy diet. At the start of June I got bad cellulitis in my toe that spread up to my calf. Was treated with both IV and oral antibiotics. Two weeks later it returned and was again...

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  • Think my Cellulitis is coming back...

    Hello, I had cellulitis about 2 months ago. the bottom half of my lower leg is still a little pnk from it, and the bite that seemingly started it remains, though it hadn't been bothering me in 2 months. I took 2 weeks of antibiotics, (2 different types because the first type made me sick.) The second...

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  • Cellulitis

    Hi a patient (female 32) had Cellulitis (due to a bad injection). her doctor has Prescribed Teicoplanin (Targocid 400 mg/ injection each 12 hours). 10 of them was injected to her in 6 days. but her platelet was very low (138 in first day and 87 in last day). notice that Teicoplanin shouldn't prescribe...

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  • 2 Weeks of Antibiotics & only varied improvement?

    Hey everyone, I'm wondering if someone could help me because I'm getting really worried about my leg. I do have anxiety which obviously isn't a help but I don't think this is a good situation either?  On the 23rd of March I noticed a patch of red on my leg that hurt and burned....

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