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Medications are Mobic for arthritis and Fosamax for osteoporosis.
The pain in her lower leg is now so bad again that she says it feels broken/crunchy and has ordered a wheelchair. Her pain levels never got below 8 out of 10 even when the original cellulitis was treated with IV antibiotics. But now we're going backwards and she won't even use the walker because of the pain.
Also good for you to know that she has a bum knee on the same side as the cellulitis of the lower leg.
Unfortunately, I guess I was looking for more information on what could be causing pain within a leg that is not swollen, a little red and a little warm. No one seems to be able to explain the mechanism of cellulitis pain to me so my concern is that perhaps the cellulitis does exist but that something else is going on within the tissue or the bone in that lower leg. The generic go to a teaching hospital for a team approach isn't really helpful as I need to start with someone who will manage that approach. Is that an orthopedic, an infectious disease person (but her white blood counts aren't high), a gerontologist, a vascular surgeon (although venous doppler showed no issue with veins in that leg), or who?