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CELLULITIS CAUSES, SYMPTOMS, TREATMENT & ITS PREVENTION

A good time and date to be extra concerned with cellulitis prevention & treating skin infection is today so please deal with your cellulitis without delay . . . Cellulitis is an acute inflammation of the skin, caused by infection with staph, strep or other fairly common bacteria - streptococcal - Erysipelas is a type of cellulitis (skin infection) generally caused by group A streptococci)

Causes, Incidence and Risk Factors of Cellulitis

The skin normally has lots of active bacteria living on it, but healthy skin is an effective barrier which stops skin bacteria from entering and growing inside the body. However, when there's a break in the skin, bacteria can easily enter the body and grow there, causing a bacterial skin infection and skin inflammation. The infected skin area becomes red, hot, irritated and painful.

Cellulitis is most common on the lower legs, face and arms, but skin at other areas of the body may sometimes have a cellulitis infection.

Risk issues for cellulitis include these factors:

Cellulitis Symptoms

Additional symptoms that may be associated with cellulitis disease:

Another cause of cellulitis skin infection are tattoo associated infections, defined as a skin infection consistent with staphylococcal infection (i.e. boils, folliculitis and abscess) occurring near or at location of a recent tattoo MRSA.

A secondary cause of tattoo related cellulitis skin infections is classified as a skin infection consistent with staph that occurs in a person who had not received a recent tattoo but has been in close personal contact with a MRSA patient, which MRSA sufferer had received a recent tattoo.

Signs and tests for Cellulitis

During a physical examination, the doctor may find localized swelling. Occasionally, swollen glands (lymph nodes) can be detected near the cellulitis.

Cellulitis tests which may be performed: