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Cellulitis

Cellulitis: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment Options
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Cellulitis: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment Options

Cellulitis is one of the most commonly occurring soft-tissue infections on the planet. Even though it’s common, if left untreated, it can be potentially harmful. This is why we’re taking the time to break down the symptoms, causes, and available treatment options.

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Facts and Risk Factors of Cellulitis
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Facts and Risk Factors of Cellulitis

Cellulitis is a bacterial infection of the skin and is typically caused by staphylococcus or streptococcus bacteria that enters through an open cut or wound. Fortunately, it is not contagious and can be treated with antibiotics. However, if left untreated it can spread rapidly to other parts of the body and quickly become life-threatening.

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