A 60-year-old female asked:
i was diagnosed with cellulitis could i have prevented this infection?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Jeff Durgin answered
19 years experience General Surgery
Cellulitis: Cellulitis is a skin infection caused by bacteria entering a small break skin. Cellulitis can happen to anyone despite the best hygiene and it's not to discriminate for socioeconomic class. In short, there may have been nothing you could've done to prevent the infection.
Answered on Mar 26, 2014
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