Overview

Cellulitis is a common bacterial skin infection. Cellulitis may first appear as a red, swollen area that feels hot and tender to the touch. The redness and swelling often spread rapidly. Cellulitis is usually painful.In most cases, the skin on th[read article]

Tests for Cellulitis

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A red blood cell count is a blood test that your doctor uses to find out how many red blood cells (RBCs) you have in your blood. It is also called an erythrocyte co...  More
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A blood culture is a fairly routine test that checks for bacteria, yeast, and other microorganisms in the blood. The test is relatively simple for the patient and i...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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A skin self-examination is a test you can perform on yourself to check for abnormalities in your skin, such as sores, bumps, or changes in skin color or texture. It...  More
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Bacteria Gram Stain Test
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Bacterial Culture Test
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Surgical Procedures for Cellulitis

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Incision and Drainage of Skin Abscess
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Prescribed Medications for Cellulitis

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CEPHALEXIN (sef a LEX in) is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral i...  More
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VANCOMYCIN (van koe MYE sin) is a glycopeptide antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other vira...  More
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CEFTRIAXONE (sef try AX one) is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It It will not work for colds, flu, or other ...  More
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CEFAZOLIN (sef A zoe lin) is a cephalosprin antibiotic. It is used to treat or prevent certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or ot...  More
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OXACILLIN (ox a SILL in) is a penicillin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infe...  More
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DICLOXACILLIN (dye klox a SILL in) is a penicillin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other ...  More
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NAFCILLIN (naf SILL in) is a penicillin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infec...  More
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CEFOTAXIME (sef oh TAKS eem) is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other vir...  More
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CEFOTETAN (SEF oh tee tan) is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It is used to treat or prevent certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or ...  More
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CEFTAZIDIME (SEF tay zi deem) is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other vi...  More
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DAPTOMYCIN (DAP toe MYE sin) is a lipopeptide antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral...  More
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MOXIFLOXACIN (mox i FLOX a sin) is a quinolone antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other vira...  More
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PIPERACILLIN; TAZOBACTAM (pi PER a sil in; ta zoe BAK tam) is a penicillin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work f...  More
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TIGECYCLINE is a glycylcycline antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, the flu, or other viral infections.  More
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AZTREONAM (AZ tree oh nam) is a monobactam antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral in...  More
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CEFACLOR (SEF a klor) is an cephalosporin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral inf...  More
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CEFDINIR (SEF di ner) is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infe...  More
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CEFDITOREN (sef DIT or in) is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral...  More
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CEFEPIME (SEF e pim) is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infec...  More
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CEFPODOXIME (sef pode OX eem) is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other vi...  More
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CEFPROZIL (sef PROE zil) is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral i...  More
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CEFUROXIME (se fyoor OX eem) is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other vir...  More
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ERYTHROMYCIN (er ith roe MYE sin) is a macrolide antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other vi...  More
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TETRACYCLINE (tet ra SYE kleen) is a tetracycline antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other v...  More
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