Cellulitis / Erysipelas Quiz

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Content updated on Jun 1, 2022

What is cellulitis / erysipelas?

A bacterial infection of the skin. Cellulitis results from bacterial skin invasion as it gains entry through a skin tear. Skin tears can result from insect bites, wounds, or even scratching. Patients with diabetes and weakened immune system are at an increased risk.

Symptoms of cellulitis / erysipelas

  • Swelling of the affected area

  • Affected area is warm to touch

  • Redness in the affected area

  • Skin abnormality

  • Pain worsens when area is pressed

  • Arm pain

  • Skin redness or red bumpy rashes

Questions your doctor may ask to check for cellulitis / erysipelas

Your doctor may ask these questions to diagnose cellulitis / erysipelas

  • Is the affected area swollen?

  • Is the affected area of your body hot to touch?

  • Is the affected area red?

  • Do you have any skin problems?

  • Does the pain worsen when you press on the affected area?

Treatment for cellulitis / erysipelas

Most cases can be managed with antibiotic pills. However, if it does not respond, stronger injectable antibiotics may be required. Painkillers and antihistamines can be given to relieve symptoms.

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