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How common can cellulitis become septic?

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Dr. Scott Bolhack
Wound care
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In brief: Cellulitis

Cellulitis is an inflammation of the skin; the usual reference to this term is that the inflammation is caused from a bacterium. If the infection becomes overwhelming, the bacteria works it's way into the bloodstream resulting in sepsis.

In brief: Cellulitis

Cellulitis is an inflammation of the skin; the usual reference to this term is that the inflammation is caused from a bacterium. If the infection becomes overwhelming, the bacteria works it's way into the bloodstream resulting in sepsis.
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Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology

In brief: Not commonly

Most cellulitis infections are superficial but if left untreated can be problematic.

In brief: Not commonly

Most cellulitis infections are superficial but if left untreated can be problematic.
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