Erysipelas Diagnosis

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    Erysipelas Diagnosis


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    How Is Erysipelas Diagnosed?

    Your doctor can usually diagnose erysipelas by simply performing a physical exam and asking you about your symptoms. During the exam, your doctor will check for swollen, reddened, and warm areas of skin in your face and legs. Your doctor may also ask you if you’ve recently had another type of infection or experienced a minor injury, such as a cut or scrape.

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