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Old 06-08-2011, 07:16 AM   #1
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let me start with a recap if I can. I had an endometrial ablation on 4/13/11 which may have nothing to do with the rest of this but I don't know. On 4/19/11 I woke up feeling HORRIBLE, fever, chills, nausea, joints hurt so bad I could barely move and a pain near my armpit. I called my doc thinking it was related to the ablation and she was going to call in some meds but I ended up heading to ER before that as I was feeling so much worse. By this time (2 hours later) my entire breast hurt but I didn't think much of it. When the doctor asked, I mentioned it and he asked it it was red (well I hadn't even looked as I was feeling so bad otherwise) and it was. It was a quick run after that and it was determined that I had cellulitis or mastitis as it was in my breast. No open areas on my breast, I was not breastfeeding, etc so not sure where it came from. Regardless I was hospitalized for 5 days fighting it and on 2 IV antibiotics. I was released on oral antibiotics for 2 weeks. After I ended those it came back. Round 2 of oral antibiotics started 5/8/11 for 2 weeks. I haven't had much problem since then but occasionally it will look red or be painful. I am on a low dose of antibiotics daily for recurrent bladder infections so I dont know if that is just keeping it at bay or what.

yesterday I started having sharp stabbing pains run through my breast which have continued and a burning feeling. Concerned and not wanting to end in the hosptial I called my doc. She is referring me to a general surgeon.

My question is, has anyone had a similar experience? what should I expect from the general surgeon? and any other words of wisdom would be appreciated!!! thank you so much!

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Old 07-16-2011, 05:32 PM   #2
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Re: cellulitis?

hi what is the name of infection? is the erysipelas? I have he same problem around my anus the antibiotique doesn't helps now doctror sent me to the gastroenterologist im very scared I take antibitique end the redness apeare again with pain,,,..
best wishes and please contact with me.. and let me know your progress..
thank you..

Old 08-21-2011, 08:11 PM   #3
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Re: cellulitis?

I have the same problem and nobody can help me my doctor didn't find yet what is the problem ...
I hoped that in USA doctor will help me but I m suffering the same symptomes but another area..
I can t use this forum well because my poor english
thank you

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