cellulitis cellulitis

Definition(s):

  • (n) an inflammation of body tissue (especially that below the skin) characterized by fever and swelling and redness and pain

Usage(s):

  1. The drug also has ameliorated severe cases of carbuncles and cellulitis due to staphylococcus, a different kind of germ.
  2. Nurses had to be hired to bathe her, and still she developed cellulitis, which attacked her skin.

News

  1. Warm knee after surgery could indicate infection

    Dear Dr. Roach: This year, I had a partial knee replacement on my right knee. Everything went fine; I have full mobility and I am almost pain-free. However, my right knee is warm to the touch, so I went to the doctor who did the surgery, and he said I have cellulitis and prescribed 10 days of antibiotics. After taking them, my knee was still warm, and he prescribed 10 more days of ciprofloxacin ...
    on October 30, 2013     Source: Marshfield News Herald

  2. Persistently warm knee after surgery suggests infection

    Dear Dr. Roach: This year, I had a partial knee replacement on my right knee. Everything went fine; I have full mobility and I am almost pain-free. However, my right knee is warm to the touch, so I went to the doctor who did the surgery, and he said I have cellulitis and prescribed 10 days of antibiotics.
    on October 30, 2013     Source: Detroit News

  3. To Your Good Health: Warm knee could be infected

    Dear Dr. Roach: This year, I had a partial knee replacement on my right knee. Everything went fine; I have full mobility and I am almost pain-free. However, my right knee is warm to the touch, so I went to the doctor who did the surgery, and he said I have cellulitis and prescribed 10 days of antibiotics. After taking them, my knee was still warm, and he prescribed 10 more days of ciprofloxacin ...
    on October 29, 2013     Source: Herald & Review

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