Is Cellulitis Relative to MRSA Infection?

Q:
Is cellulitis relative to MRSA infection?

A:
Cellulitis is an infection that affects deeper layers of the skin and the tissues under the skin.

When bacteria, such as strep and staph, enter in your skin through a cut, cellulitis can occur. So MRSA infection can lead to cellulitis.

If you have cellulitis, you may find symptoms including:

  • Swollen skin
  • Redness on the skin that can expand
  • Pain in the skin

Key word: mrsa cellulitis

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