Orbital cellulitis

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.

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25 yrs female came to my opd with C/c of pain ,inability to open eye , swelling of RE for 15 days.h/o watering from same...See More

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I gave oral antibiotics,anti inflammatory , diamox ,topical antibiotic with lubricant and dry hot fomentation for 3 days but pt didn't respond to this therapy.on third day I replaced the oral antibiotic with I/V ceftriaxone with sulbactam (...


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