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Cellulitis (cont.)

Cellulitis Prognosis

Most people respond to the antibiotics in two to three days and begin to show improvement. In rare cases, the cellulitis may progress to a serious illness by spreading through the bloodstream. Some forms of severe cellulitis may require surgery and leave a person with scarring. Rarely, cellulitis can be life-threatening.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/21/2013

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