Our skin plays a very important in protecting us from harmful bacteria and viruses from causing extreme infection in our body. Even a small cut on the skin can be a home to infection-causing bacteria. Therefore, we must make sure that we protect our skin from such harmful bacteria. One such bacterial infection that is very common and primarily affects the skin and the tissues beneath it is Cellulitis. If left untreated it can become life-threatening. Thus, it becomes vital to treat this infection immediately. One organic remedy which can be used to relieve Cellulitis and its symptoms is Cannabidiol or CBD. Let us know more about it further in the article.
Something About Cellulitis
Cellulitis refers to a skin infection most frequently caused by the bacteria Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pneumoniae, and beta-hemolytic streptococci. This bacterial infection makes the affected skin appear swollen and red causing pain and warm when touched.
Cellulitis can affect any part of the body but it usually affects the skin on the lower legs. It occurs when bacteria enters from a crack or a break in your skin.
Signs And Symptoms Of Cellulitis
Cellulitis usually occurs on one side of the body. It’s possible symptoms include:
- Swelling of the affected area
- Pain when touched
- Warmth when touched
- The red area of skin that is likely to expand
- Symptoms of a Fever
- Red coloured spots
- Pus or fluid-filled Blisters on skin
- Skin dimpling
Causes Of Cellulitis
The most common cause of cellulitis is Staphylococcus and Streptococcus bacteria that enter our skin via a break or crack in the skin.
Bacteria are most likely to enter the skin when you have had recent surgery, cuts, an ulcer, puncture wounds, dermatitis or athlete’s foot. Animal bites can also cause cellulitis.
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