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Cellulitis is a spreading bacterial infection of the skin and tissues beneath the skin.
Staphylococcus and Streptococcus are the types of bacteria that are usually responsible for cellulitis, although many types of bacteria can cause the condition.
Sometimes cellulitis appears in areas where the skin has broken open, such as the skin near ulcers or surgical wounds.
Symptoms and signs include Read More
Cysts are non-cancerous abnormal growth that causes pain and swelling. A person may develop various kinds of cysts anywhere in the body. However, it is curable.The treatment and cure of the cyst:The procedure of removing the cyst depends on the type, size, and area in which it occurred. For instance, if the cyst is really large, the medical expert will perform surgery on it.Sometimes, the docto Read More
- Necrotizing fasciitis (flesh-eating disease)
Necrotizing fasciitis (flesh-eating disease) progresses rapidly and can result in death hence an early diagnosis and providing appropriate treatment is of utmost importance.Early medical treatment is often presumptive; antibiotics should be started as soon as this condition is suspected.Surgical debridement is the standard treatment for necrotizing fasciitis.Aggressive Necrotizing fasciitis should Read More
- Ritter disease
Initial symptoms can include fever (usually low grade), generalized redness, and tenderness of the skin. Onset of symptoms is usually rapid. Some individuals may experience nonspecific symptoms that develop before the skin symptoms including a sore throat and inflammation of the eyelids known as conjunctivitis.
Initially the affected skin may have a sandpaper-like feel before becoming red and wrinkled. Areas prone to movement are most Read More