Erysipelas Prevention Home › Forums › Pain Diseases and Disorders A-Z › Erysipelas › Erysipelas Prevention Tagged: always keep wounds clean, are treated effectively., erysipelas, erysipelas prevention, make sure any skin problems, such as eczema, treat athlete’s foot if you have it, try not to scratch your skin, use moisturizers to prevent skin from drying and cracking This topic contains 0 replies, has 1 voice, and was last updated by Gary MacKenzie 1 week ago. Viewing 1 post (of 1 total) Author Posts March 19, 2017 at 9:47 am #24434 Gary MacKenzieKeymaster Erysipelas Prevention Image source: Shutterstock How Can Erysipelas Be Prevented? Although erysipelas can’t always be prevented, you can take the following steps to lower your risk: Always keep wounds clean. Treat athlete’s foot if you have it. Use moisturizers to prevent skin from drying and cracking. Try not to scratch your skin. Make sure any skin problems, such as eczema, are treated effectively. You can also prevent future incidences of erysipelas by attending follow-up appointments with your doctor. They can make sure that the infection hasn’t come back or spread to other parts of the body. http://www.healthline.com/health/erysipelas#prevention Author Posts Viewing 1 post (of 1 total) You must be logged in to reply to this topic.