Erysipelas

Cellulitis is an infection of the skin and deep underlying tissues. Group A strep (streptococcal) bacteria are the most common cause. The bacteria enter your body when you get an injury such as a bruise, burn, surgical cut, or wound.Symptoms includeFever and chillsSwollen glands or lymph nodesA rash with painful, red, tender skin. The skin may blister and scab over.Your health care provider may take a sample or culture from your skin or do a blood test to identify the bacteria causing infection. Treatment is with antibiotics. They may be oral in mild cases, or intravenous (by IV) for more severe cases.

Disease Alternative Name

cellulitis
MainRecentTopDoctors

Recent Cases of Erysipelas

Browse recently discussed Erysipelas cases by specialists

Top Cases of Erysipelas

Selected by editors, top cases are known for unique problem or best solution

Top Erysipelas Doctors on Curofy

Top doctors who continously share their opinions on Erysipelas
Kadi
714 followers

Divyajyot Eye Hospital.

M.S. (Ophthalmology ).

Government Medical College, Surat.

M.S (Ophthalmology ); D.O; M.B.B.S.

User Languages
Speaks English, Gujarati, Hindi
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
1008 followers
User Languages
Speaks English
Visakhapatnam
864 followers
User Languages
Speaks English
Howrah WB
3079 followers

Dr. Partha Sarathi Sahana

Restorative Dentist In Howrah

Dr.R. Ahmed Dental College and Hospital

Bachelor of Dental Surgery and house-staffship in Oral Pathology & Microbiology

User Languages
Speaks Bengali, English, Hindi
Kaithal (Haryana)
1274 followers
User Languages
Speaks English

Trending Cases