How Long Does It Take For Cellulitis On The Legs To Heal?

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If there is cellulitis in the leg, how many days will it heal?

1 Answer:

Hi,


Cellulitis is an infection of the skin that extends to the skin and soft tissue under the skin. Cellulitis is a large area of ​​redness of the skin, swelling, pain, and warmth on the skin touch. Cellulitis can occur because of:

too much manipulation of the initially small wound (scratched, squeezed, potioned) to cause the infection to get worse
poor wound care, infrequently changing bandages or rarely cleaning wounds, or damp wounds
there are chronic diseases that accompany such as diabetes / diabetes, poor blood circulation (varicose veins)
injury that penetrates the skin
foreign objects under the skin

To make sure what you are experiencing, whether it is really cellulitis or another skin disease that has similar symptoms, you should see a doctor directly.


How many days or how long the wound will heal for each person varies depending on several things including:

personal hygiene
injury cure
adherence to taking medication as recommended by a doctor
routine compliance controls for wound care
nutritional intake (actually eating foods high in protein, both in the process of wound healing)
healing process or each person's immune system

Some things to note:

keep the wound dry
When the wound is wet or damp, immediately change the bandage or clean the wound / wound control
Maximum wound control every 3 days, if possible, change the bandage every day is better
take medication regularly as directed by the examining doctor
eat foods that are nutritious and high in protein
read about cellulitis


Infections that are not treated properly can worsen and continue or spread for example into cellulitis if this is also not treated properly can become sepsis or an infection that spreads throughout the body and has severe symptoms such as high fever, chills, low blood pressure to shock, heart palpitations, the infection extends to the brain until seizures and if left untreated can cause death. Therefore, the slightest wound should not be underestimated and still have to receive good wound care and treatment.


hopefully useful, thank you


dr. Danny

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