Cellulitis Treatment, Orange County, CA

Urgent Care for Cellulitis in Orange County, CA

Cuts or breaks in the skin allowing bacteria to enter causes cellulitis, an infection of the skin and underlying tissue. While it’s a common infection, it can spread and cause severe health complications if not properly treated. At our urgent care centers in Orange County, CA, we can treat cellulitis on the hands, face, eyes, feet, arms, and anywhere else on the body with our personalized treatment and care. Our offices are located in Irvine, Fountain Valley, and Costa Mesa.

Highlights of Our Urgent Care Centers:

Cellulitis Symptoms That Require a Medical Visit

With the onset of the condition, it is quite common to experience pain and tenderness, skin swelling, redness or red strikes, and blisters on the infection site. You can also experience warm skin, fever, chills, headaches, fatigue, and bruising.

Leaving these symptoms untreated can quickly spread the infection and cause severe symptoms, such as:

Seek immediate medical care if you are a diabetic or have a weakened immune system and experience any of these symptoms of cellulitis.

How Is Cellulitis Diagnosed?

We may perform these procedures for diagnosing cellulitis:

With on-site lab and X-ray facilities, we can quickly deliver test results to help begin your treatment as soon as possible.

How Do We Treat Cellulitis?

Depending on your test results, age, the severity of your infection, and overall health condition, we will tailor an appropriate treatment plan that may include:

Cellulitis Treatment for Children

While cellulitis is more common in older adults, erysipelas (a less serious version of cellulitis affecting the skin’s dermis layer) commonly affects children. Erysipelas usually develop on the face, leaving a “butterfly” appearance. Doxycycline is a commonly prescribed antibiotic to treat cellulitis, however, it may cause allergic reactions in children under 8 years old. Therefore, we may perform additional screenings to determine whether your child is allergic to this drug and prescribe antibiotics accordingly.

What Are the Possible Complications If Cellulitis Is Left Untreated?

Untreated cellulitis may cause complications like:

Are You Looking for Cellulitis Treatment? Visit One of Our Urgent Care Clinics in Irvine, Fountain Valley, or Costa Mesa, CA, Today!

Cellulitis does not appear severe in the beginning. However, if left untreated, the infection can spread to your bloodstream and lymph nodes, resulting in a life-threatening condition. So, if you are experiencing cellulitis symptoms or suspect having this infection, walk into one of our urgent care clinics. We provide comprehensive medical care to diagnose and treat cellulitis so you can get back to your regular activities.

Reserve Your Spot at One of Our Urgent Care Locations

Irvine


4950 Barranca Pkwy, Suite 104
Irvine, CA 92604


Monday - Friday : 8AM - 8PM
Saturday - Sunday : 8AM - 5PM


Fountain Valley


18785 Brookhurst Street, Suite 101
Fountain Valley, CA 92708


Monday - Friday : 8AM - 8PM
Saturday - Sunday : 8AM - 5PM


Costa Mesa


1190 Baker Street, Suite 100
Costa Mesa, CA 92626


Monday - Friday : 8AM - 5PM
Saturday - Sunday : Closed