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Cellulitis or abscess of mouth

Cellulitis or abscess of mouth is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What are the symptoms?

Within all the people who go to their doctor with cellulitis or abscess of mouth, 87% report having lip swelling, 42% report having sore throat, and 40% report having toothache. The symptoms that are highly suggestive of cellulitis or abscess of mouth are lip swelling, dry lips, mouth ulcer, and throat swelling, although you may still have cellulitis or abscess of mouth without those symptoms.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with cellulitis or abscess of mouth often receive complete physical skin exam performed (ml), excision, incision and drainage, biopsy, wound care management, culture wound, other or therapeutic procedures on nose; mouth and pharynx and diagnostic procedures on nose; mouth and pharynx .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with cellulitis or abscess of mouth include clindamycin, dexamethasone topical product, penicillin, rivastigmine (exelon), chlorhexidine topical, petrolatum topical, docosanol topical, sertaconazole topical, oxaprozin, hydrocortisone-iodoquinol topical, retapamulin topical, acetaminophen / butalbital and sodium sulfacetamide-sulfur topical .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for cellulitis or abscess of mouth include . On the other hand, age < 1 years almost never get cellulitis or abscess of mouth.

Age

< 1 years
0.0x
1-4 years
0.4x
5-14 years
1.5x
15-29 years
1.3x
30-44 years
1.1x
45-59 years
1.1x
60-74 years
0.8x
75+ years
0.8x

Sex

Male
1.3x
Female
0.8x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
0.8x
Hispanic
0.9x
White
1.1x
Other
0.5x
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