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Author Topic: Cellulitis, I have it!  (Read 521 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.
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!

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.
old age and treachery will always overcome youth and enthusiasm

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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!