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I was very ill on Thursday slept for most of the day as I could

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I was very ill on Thursday slept for most of the day as I could not keep my drugs for ankylosing spondilitus and every joint hut , woke uo Friday with my left leg covered in anangry red rash painful to the touch and my leg swollen. There is a sore patch near my groin which may or may not be relevant. I need advice
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 4 years ago.
This sounds like cellulitis...until proven otherwise it is.
Go to the ER.
Antibiotic therapy is needed if this is infection which can become life threatening if left un treated.

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