parametritis and pelvic cellulitis

Symptoms of parametritis and pelvic cellulitis

The following features are indicative of parametritis and pelvic cellulitis:
  • fever
  • pain in the affected area
  • skin redness
  • skin inflammation
  • skin sore
  • skin rash
  • stretched appearance of the skin
  • warm skin
  • joint stiffness
  • nausea
  • vomiting

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Common Causes of parametritis and pelvic cellulitis

The following are the most common causes of parametritis and pelvic cellulitis:
  • staphylococcus bacterial infection
  • streptococcus bacterial infection

Risk Factors for parametritis and pelvic cellulitis

The following factors may increase the likelihood of parametritis and pelvic cellulitis:
  • crack skin between the toes
  • peripheral vascular disease history
  • skin wounds
  • insect bites
  • animal bites
  • human bites
  • ulcers from certain diseases
  • use of corticosteroid medications
  • wound from recent surgery

Prevention of parametritis and pelvic cellulitis

Yes, it may be possible to prevent parametritis and pelvic cellulitis. Prevention may be possible by doing the following:
  • daily wash hands with soap and water
  • apply a protective ointment on wounds
  • cover wounds with a bandage
  • diabetes patient inspect feet daily
  • moisturise the skin regularly
  • diabetes patient carefully trim fingernails and toenails
  • wear footwear and gloves

Occurrence of parametritis and pelvic cellulitis

Common Age Group

parametritis and pelvic cellulitis can occur at any age.

Common Gender

parametritis and pelvic cellulitis can occur in any gender.

Lab Tests and Procedures for Diagnosis of parametritis and pelvic cellulitis

The following lab tests and procedures are used to detect parametritis and pelvic cellulitis:
  • Physical examination: To check redness, swelling, abscess or other skin problems
  • Blood culture test: To check for bacterial infection in the blood
  • Complete blood count: To count total number of blood cells
  • Biopsy: To rule out the skin diseases or infections

Complications of parametritis and pelvic cellulitis if untreated

Yes, parametritis and pelvic cellulitis causes complications if it is not treated. Below is the list of complications and problems that may arise if parametritis and pelvic cellulitis is left untreated:
  • blood infection
  • bone infection
  • inflammation of lymph vessels
  • inflammation of heart
  • meningitis
  • shock
  • tissue death

Procedures for Treatment of parametritis and pelvic cellulitis

The following procedures are used to treat parametritis and pelvic cellulitis:
  • Surgery: To treat severe cases of cellulitis
  • Conization: Partial removal of cervix

Self-care for parametritis and pelvic cellulitis

The following self-care actions or lifestyle changes may help in the treatment or management of parametritis and pelvic cellulitis:
  • Wash wound daily with soap and water: Help prevent cellulitis and other infections
  • Apply a protective cream or ointment: Helps providing adequate protection
  • Cover wound with a bandage: Helps to prevent cellulitis and other infections
  • Take hot sitz baths: Sit in hot water up to hips to relieve pain in lower parts of the body

Time for Treatment of parametritis and pelvic cellulitis

While time-period of treatment for each patient may vary, below is the typical time-period for parametritis and pelvic cellulitis to resolve if treated properly under an expert supervision:
  • In 1 - 4 weeks

Last updated date

This page was last updated on 2/04/2019.
This page provides information for parametritis and pelvic cellulitis.

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