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Author Topic: Cellulitis, I have it!  (Read 816 times)

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Offline Woodhauler

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Cellulitis, I have it!
« on: November 11, 2016, 07:05:52 pm »
Started as a small scratch on my right calf. Now I'm on antibiotics and it will be starting the 3rd day tomorrow. 100.4 temp now . If its not showing inprovement by Saturday afternoon I am heading back to er. They say 3-4 days and it should so improvement.
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Offline sawguy21

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Re: Cellulitis, I have it!
« Reply #1 on: November 11, 2016, 07:25:11 pm »
Make sure you keep it clean and let it heal, that is nothing to fool with.
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Re: Cellulitis, I have it!
« Reply #2 on: November 12, 2016, 05:08:36 am »
Yikes!Don't know what that is,but sounds scary! Hope you get well soon!
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Re: Cellulitis, I have it!
« Reply #3 on: November 12, 2016, 01:40:08 pm »
It is a skin infection, common in diabetics. Maybe @doctorb can weigh in here
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Offline Woodhauler

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Re: Cellulitis, I have it!
« Reply #4 on: November 12, 2016, 01:57:37 pm »
It is a skin infection, common in diabetics. Maybe @doctorb can weigh in here
I'm not diabetic, over weight yes! Seems to be better today. Nasty stuff fer shure!
2013 westernstar tri-axle with 2015 rotobec elite 80 loader!Sold 2000 westernstar tractor with stairs air ride trailer and a 1985 huskybrute 175 T/L loader!

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Re: Cellulitis, I have it!
« Reply #5 on: August 22, 2017, 04:46:45 am »
Cellulite is a complicated problem. There are a number of factors about the body that contribute to cellulite.

To get you started on the right foot, you absolutely must do long duration, low impact cardio. Ideally, walking on the treadmill at a brisk pace (4.0 or 4.5 mph) or on the elliptical machine at 60-65rpm ( I prefer it)  with NO resistance. You have to be sweating, but not panting for air. Bring water and drink it the entire time.
Long duration means a MINIMUM of 40 minutes.
TONS AND TONS OF WATER
Eat A LOT of protein
Do not add salt to anything. Get salt naturally from the food, whatever it is.

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Re: Cellulitis, I have it!
« Reply #6 on: August 22, 2017, 11:26:08 am »
This is an old thread. Unfortunately Woodhauler recently passed away.
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