Swelling And Warm To Touch

Last Editorial Review: 6/15/2020

Pain and warm to touch suggest an infection (for example, cellulitis or abscess). You can also see this in thrombophlebitis, gout, septic joint, erysipelas, impetigo, an insect bite or infected dog/human/cat bite. Other possibilities include an autoimmune associated lesion called erythema nodosum, erythroderma, and some drug reactions. Call your doctor if you see no improvememt.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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