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Penicillin Prevents Return of Leg Infection Called Cellulitis by Medline Plus Posted Wed 01 May 2013 5:00pm However, the painful infection comes back once drug is stopped, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Antibiotics , Cellulitis , Leg Injuries and Disorders Read on »
Cellulitis Relief with Natural Therapy in Cabarrus County, NC by WellDoc Posted Thu 24 Dec 2009 11:19am Cellulitis (sel-u-LI-tis) is a common bacterial skin infection.  Symptoms of Cellulitis are red swollen skin that feels hot and tenderand it may spread rapidly.  In adultscellulitis usually shows up in the lower legs. Dr. Dobrich of Dobrich Chiropractic Center – A BioVeda Health & Wellness center located in HarrisburgNC just outside of ... Read on »
Green Chile Season & Another Case of Cellulitis by Kiva R. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sun 07 Sep 2008 12:10pm This may be the best time of year in the SW - the ground is moist, the garden is full, the weather cool and the green chiles roasting. Green Chiles are good in damn near anything, this morning for breakfast I had an apple, a wedge of extra sharp chedder chees and a pile of freshly roasted green chiles. Around here, you can find an outdoor vendor ... Read on »
Leg Swelling by Jan Posted Wed 20 Jan 2010 12:00am The general cause of a leg swell is the additional fluid that gathers in the lower extremity tissues. If this swelling remains and is indented by a finger it is termed as Edema Pitting. There can also be other less usual causes for this problem that include Eosinophilic fasciitis and scleroderma which result in the thickness of the skin. In th ... Read on »
Change by PM, RN Registered Nurse Posted Tue 27 Jan 2009 7:13pm This week our clinical focus was change. Change, in the sense of institutional change, change in the nature and standards of practice, perhaps changes in policies and procedures. Being mindful of how previous foci turned up during the day in unexpected ways, I breathed a sigh of relief when I saw this new topic. I've gotten through conflict, ... Read on »
Chronicles of the Heart, Part 55 – Life with Lymphoedema & Cellulitis… by Ron Patient Expert Posted Thu 23 May 2013 9:43am If, like me (bilaterally in my case), you have the lymphoedema & cellulitis combo, then you know just how badly it can screw up your life – as in you’ll barely have one any longer. I certainly don’t. Because of the swelling, none of my footwear fits me, nor do my socks, and my trousers simply won’t fit over the bulky absorbent dressings (fo ... Read on »
DANGERS, PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF CELLULITIS by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted Tue 16 Mar 2010 12:00am Mar 16           Cellulitis is an infection of the skin and underlying tissues that can affect any area of the body.  It often begins in an area of broken skin, like a cut or scratch.  Then bacteria invade and spread, causing inflammation, pain, swelling, warmth and redness.  B ... Read on »
Leg Swelling by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:57pm By Wes Anderson The general cause of a leg swell is the additional fluid that gathers in the lower extremity tissues. If this swelling remains and is indented by a finger it is termed as Edema Pitting. There can also be other less usual causes for this problem that include Eosinophilic fasciitis and scleroderma which result in the thickness ... Read on »
Skin Rash: Skin rashes are common and due to many factors ranging from serious diseases or allergic by Danny & Susan S. Health Maven Posted Mon 26 Jan 2009 3:39pm Skin rashes come in all shapes and sizes and have many different causes, ranging from an allergic reactions to rashes caused from bites and stings. Skin rashes are mostly temporary and self-limiting and with a little tender love and care, most skin rashes can be treated quickly and easily. However, there are some medical conditions that presen ... Read on »
Ol' Sick Legs by Dysautonomic Posted Sat 01 Oct 2011 4:37pm Let's talk about my mom for a second. There will probably be multiple posts about her, but this is about how she's been sick lately. My mom had a flare up of cellulitis on both of her legs from ankle to knee on Tuesday night. Wikipedia defines cellulitis as "a diffuse inflammation of connective tissue with severe inflammation of dermal and ... Read on »