Can I get easy to understand explanation of periorbital cellulitis in children?

Infection around eye. It is a bacterial infection around the eye. The eye is an extension of the brain. Because of this, these infections may be serious. They require early, aggressive treatment.

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Are there some genetic reasons I get periorbital cellulitis off and on?

Cellulitis. Cellulitis research has shown that people with certain risk factors are more likely to develop periorbital cellulitis. These risk factors include:upper respiratory infection, eye trauma, insect bites.  . Read more...

Ways to get down eyelid swelling of periorbital cellulitis?

Warm compress. A 'warm' compress has been recommended for cellulitis treatment but I do not know of any studies that show that is actually helps. Usually the body will just remove the 'edema fluid' (swelling) as fast as the infection is cleared. Read more...