Call us free on 0800 862 0373

Sign in to view your quotes
Email address:
Password or PIN:

Forgotten your password? Reset it here.

Cellulitis

Will my health insurance policy cover me for Cellulitis?

What is Cellulitis?

Cellulitis is an infection of the deep layers of the skin. It develops when normally harmless bacteria move down through the skin into the dermis or subcutis through a broken area of skin. Having a skin condition can increase the chances of cellulitis.

How common is Cellulitis?

Cellulitis is uncommon. In England in 2009 around 80,000 people were admitted to hospital because of the condition. However, the number of cases is on the rise.

What are the symptoms of Cellulitis?

Cellulitis usually affects the legs, although it can occur on any area of the body. The condition causes your skin to become red, painful, hot, swollen and tender, and blisters may develop. You may also suffer from nausea, shivering, chills and a sense of feeling unwell.

How is Cellulitis treated?

Treatment of cellulitis usually includes antibiotics, either at home or in the hospital intravenously, supplemented by pain relief.



If you have not received treatment or advice, or suffered any symptoms in the past five years choose a moratorium product.
Cellulitis | Medical Condition | ActiveQuoteTo find out more about Cellulitis, and for advice on the best health insurance policy for you, visit ActiveQuote's medical condition encyclopaedia today.    tweet it on twittershare with your friends on Facebookshare with your friends on MySpaceBlog it on your LinkedIn profile

No.1 health insurance broker as rated by customers

A great service from the initial call, to finalising the agreement. I would highly recommend to my family and friends.

Review centre member

Proactive, efficient, and offered me insurance I need. I would say half price I would end up paying if I did it by myself. Many thanks.

Review centre member

Excellent service. Explained everything in detail and really helped to find the right insurance best suited to my needs - which wasn't necessarily the most expensive. 

Review centre member

Good value and the advisor was very helpful and recommended the best policy for my grandson. I would definitely use this service again and recommend to others.

Review centre member

We were contacted in good time to make a knowledgable choice. We were given plenty of options with lots of information to enable us to make the right choice.

Review centre member

The service I received was excellent, the staff member was very efficient and knowledgable. She went out of her way to get the best policy for me.

Review centre member

Great service. I really appreciated the help provided by Active Quote to arrange health insurance. The agent was very informative and proactive. Many thanks!

Review centre member

I received excellent care and attention from the first phone call till the last. Friendly, efficient and patient.

Review centre member

Staff are very helpful, friendly and polite. They call back when they say they will and keep you up to date with progress. Pleasure to deal with.

Review centre member

Very polite and friendly, and gave detailed explanations of all aspects of the cover. Reassuring to know that if you do have a problem there is someone you can contact.

Review centre member

Sign up to special offers

Sign-up for our FREE email newsletter to receive the latest offers tailored to your needs:

 
Please be patient whilst we refine your quotes.



taking too long?
This site is operated by Insurance Broker ActiveQuote Ltd registered in England & Wales company number 6765845.
Authorised and Regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Firm reference number 501109 as detailed on the Financial Services Register. Please read our Key Facts document.
For information about your rights as a consumer visit Citizens Advice.

Our insurance comparison service is free and easy for you to use, but you are responsible for making sure all your information is entered correctly, and for choosing your insurer.

This site uses cookies in order to work correctly - these are not harmful and do not contain personal information. By using this site you consent to this. I understand  Tell me more

please wait ...