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11 Symptoms of Staph Infections

3. Cellulitis

As mentioned above, some types of Staph infection are serious. Cellulitis is a serious infection of the deeper layers of the skin (dermis and subcutaneous tissue), and it can spread fast in other parts of the body.

According to health experts, most people experience Cellulitis on their lower legs and feet. It is characterized by redness and swelling on the surface of the skin, and it is warm to touch.

Persons suffering from Cellulitis may develop fever and sometimes experience chills and sweats. They can also feel that their lymph nodes are swollen.

Cellulitis is not contagious or spread from one to another because it is an infection of the deeper layers of the skin. However, it can spread to your lymph nodes and bloodstream causing a more serious health problem that can be fatal. You need to seek immediate medical treatment.

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