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I got cellulitis for leg and I took medicine the pain went off but swelling remained so how the swelling can go off completely
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Dr. Vishwas Virmani (PT)
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Short Arcs: Lie flat on your back or sit upright with your leg placed horizontally on a flat surface like a chair or bed. Place a rolled up towel under the knee. Pull your toes towards you and clench you thigh muscles. Slowly lift your foot up off the bed until your knee is straight (keep your knee resting on the towel). Hold for 3 secs and slowly lower them on the chair. Repeat 10 times twice a day. Straight Leg Raise: Lie flat on your back. One leg and knee will be straight and other leg should be bent. Pull your toes towards you and tighten/clench the muscle on the front of the thigh, locking your knee straight. Lift your foot up in the air, about 6 inches off the bed. Hold for 3 secs and slowly lower the leg. The knee must remain straight the whole time you are doing this exercise.
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Dr. Anuradha Sharma (PT)
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Apply ice pack for 20 minutes. On swelled area
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Hello for cellulitis you need to take antibiotic and also need to do alternate day or regular dressing with magnesium sulfate and glycerine will help to reduce the swelling .. please do not neglected as it can get complicated too..meet a general surgeon..thank you
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Dr. Umesh Solanki (PT)
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Icing on the area for as long as you can bare maximum 20 minutes at a time.
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