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I have been going to my doctor since may for the same issue.

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I have been going to my doctor since may for the same issue. Most recently on nov 9 And was prescribed 2-21 tablet packs of methyl prednisone and 30 pills of cephalexin. It knocked back the issues but I finished Meds Tuesday and it's all coming back. I am hiv positive for 10 years. Viral load low so never been on Meds. I think this is cellulitis. With a mrsa infection. What should I do?
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: None now. Ones above finished rx. Allergic to ether
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I had Mrsa a few years ago
Submitted: 9 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 9 days ago.

Hi. Welcome to JustAnswer. My name is Uzair.
I am reviewing your post and will get back to your reply momentarily.

Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 9 days ago.

Antibiotics like cephalexin usually are given for 1 to 2 weeks but you might need to continue methylprednisolone. I would recommend you to followup with your doctor for examination so that he can decide further management plan. You might need to continue prednisolone depending upon the present condition of the cellulitis.

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Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 8 days ago.

Please let me know if you have followup questions.