Skin infection

Cellulitis is a spreading infection of the skin and the underlying tissue.

Anyone can get cellulitis, as it occurs when a break in the skin’s protective barrier provides the opportunity for bacterial infection. People who wear compression therapy for conditions such as lymphoedema and leg ulcers are at an increased risk of getting cellulitis. Here we explain why this, what causes it, how to recognise it and when to seek help.

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Cellulitis is a skin infection that commonly occurs in people with skin that is vulnerable to  damage. Here we explain what causes cellulitis, how to recognise it and when to seek help.
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