Cellulitis

About- Cellulitis is a common, potentially serious bacterial infection of the skin and the soft tissues underneath.
Symptoms-
 Blisters
 Chills 
 Dizziness
 Fatigue
 Fever
 Leaking of yellow, clear fluid or pus
 Lightheadedness
 Muscle aches
 Pain
 Red Spots
 Redness
 Skin dimpling
 Sweats
 Swelling
 Swollen lymph nodes
 Tenderness
 Warmth

Causes-
Cellulitis is commonly caused by Staphylococcus and Streptococcus bacteria. It enters through a cut or crack in the skin

Risk Factors
 A history of cellulitis
 A weakened immune system
 Animal Bites 
 Athlete’s foot
 Bone infections underneath the skin
 Diabetes
 Eczema 
 Foreign objects in the skin
 Infections after surgery
 Intravenous (IV) drug use
 Psoriasis
 Skin Injuries that tear the skin

Specialists to Visit -
 Infectious Disease Doctor

 Dermatologist
 Emergency Medicine Doctor

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References-
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.nhs.uk
https://www.medicinenet.com
https://www.msdmanuals.com
https://www.aad.org
https://www.healthdirect.gov.au
https://www.health.harvard.edu

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