Main purpose of cellulitis treatment process is reduction of severity cellulitis infection, fast recovery, pain relieve, cure affected skin and prevention of recurrence - definition of treatment for cellulitis. In most cases healing process contains treatment with antibiotics drugs. Antibiotics are used orally or intravenous depending of severity of affected skin area. Period for using oral antibiotics (by mouth) is 10 to 14 days. In this period is crucial to take every single pill that doctor has prescribed, even later when you begin feel better .Treatment for cellulitis with intravenously antibiotics (IV) is recommended when we have more serious infection,in most cases lasts 3 to 5 days.
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If your cellulitis is especially severe, you may need infirmary handling (and you will require antibiotics to be given through a vein in your arm).You may be taken to hospital if: ▪ your cellulitis is severe, or rapidly deteriorating; ▪ you are very old or very young person; ▪ your cellulitis involves extensive areas or areas close to important structures(such is infection around the eye socket); ▪ you have bad secondary symptoms, such as fever, or vomiting; ▪ your infection worsens after taking antibiotics for 2 to 3 days; ▪ you have cellulitis on a recurring basis; ▪ you have other medical problems which is serious.
Important note: It is very important to take all prescribed antibiotics. Even in case that the inflammation seems to be gone do not stop taking the medications early. Medical practitioner may want to see patient in 2-3 days to check if the current infection is improving.
Surgery process is required rarely in cellulitis treatment, severe only. An abscess, or collection of pus in the tissue, may require to be opened surgically to provide drainage. Inactive tissue may require to be cut away to allow healing.
Cellulitis Treatment With Medications
Oral, topical (skin applied), or IV ( intravenous) antibiotics drugs may be used for cellulitis treatment. Treatment with