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Cellulitis is an infection of the skin and deep underlying tissues. Group A strep (streptococcal) bacteria are the most common cause. The bacteria enter your body when you get an injury such as a bruise, burn, surgical cut, or wound.

Symptoms include

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Illustration of cellulitis on the arm
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  1. Cellulitis (National Library of Medicine)  
    Cellulitis is an infection of the skin and deep underlying tissues. Group A strep (streptococcal) bacteria are ...
  2. Cellulitis (American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus)  
    Cellulitis En Español What is cellulitis? Cellulitis is an infection or inflammation of the eyelid skin and/or the eye socket (orbit). What is the orbital septum? ...
  3. Preseptal cellulitis ... Periorbital cellulitis is more common in children under age 6. It can occur after a scratch or bug bite ... Periorbital cellulitis almost always improves with treatment. In rare cases, the infection may spread into the eye socket, the ...
  4. Cellulitis (Nemours Foundation)  
    ... announced that Maya had developed cellulitis. What Is Cellulitis? The word cellulitis (pronounced: sel-yuh-LY-tus ) ... the immune system. What Are the Symptoms of Cellulitis? Cellulitis begins as a small area of tenderness, ...
  5. Cellulitis (Nemours Foundation)  
    What's Cellulitis? No, cellulitis doesn't have anything to do with cellulite — that dimpled fat on the back of ... an IV). Back Continue How Can I Prevent Cellulitis? The good news is that you can do ...
  6. ... infection Patient information: Skin and soft tissue infection (cellulitis) (Beyond the Basics) Author Larry M Baddour, MD, ...
  7. What Is Cellulitis? (American Academy of Ophthalmology)  
    ... Sun Eye Health News Consumer Alerts What Is Cellulitis? Tweet Cellulitis is a bacterial infection of tissue that can affect both the eyes and skin. Cellulitis affecting the eyes occurs in two forms: orbital ...
  8. Cellulitis (Logical Images)  
    newsletter | contact Share | Cellulitis Information for adults A A A Severe redness and swelling are typical in cellulitis. The skin is usually very warm to the touch. Overview Cellulitis is an infection of the skin and is ...
  9. Cellulitis and Erysipelas From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases)  
    ... JavaScript on. Read more information on enabling JavaScript. Cellulitis and Erysipelas Top Banner Content Area Skip Content Marketing Share this: Main Content Area Cellulitis is inflammation of the skin and deep underlying ...
  10. Cellulitis is a common skin infection caused by bacteria. ... streptococcus bacteria are the most common causes of cellulitis. Normal skin has many types of bacteria living ...
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