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I am an RN and diabetic x25 years I could not get into see my doctor this week. I have a 1/2/inch open area on my right shin, and redness on my entire lower leg and the same size open area on the back of the same leg and my left leg is also red. I have multiple water filled blisters on both legs

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you had the symptoms? What seems to make the symptoms worse or better?

I have cellulitis I have had it multiple times before. Had symptoms since Thursday this week 3 days. My symptoms are better when off feet and feet elevated

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

I have idiopathic cardiomyopathy and a pacemaker defibrillator. and heart failure. My cellulitis responds well to Keflex 500 mg tid x 10 days

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Endocrinology
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