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Know About The Causes, Symptoms And Treatments of Cellulite On Body

By Skin & Hair Academy  |   February 19, 2016
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Characterized by dimples on thighs and buttocks of women, Cellulite is the deposition of fat in pockets beneath skin surface, affecting the dermal and subdermal layers.
Symptoms 
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pain-tenderness
Pain or tenderness in the affected area
stretched-appearance
Tight, glossy, stretched appearance of the skin
inflammation
Inflammation or skin redness which grows as the infection spreads
skin-rash
Skin rash or sore that starts suddenly, and spreads fast over the first 24 hours
warm-skin
Warm skin around the red areas, which may be accompanied by fever
 

Cause

It is commonly caused by Staphylococcus and streptococcus bacteria which enter the skin through cracks,
peels, wounds or
insect bites

 

 
 
People at Risk
People with the following conditions are at risk of cellulitis:
circulation-problems
Circulation problems
chickenpox
Chickenpox or shingles
obese-excessively
Obese or excessively overweight
poorly-diabetes
Poorly controlled diabetes
weak-immune-system
Weak immune system
previous-episodes
Previous episodes of cellulitis
 
Treatment of Cellulitis

Treatment depends on the causative agent and the severity of symptoms. Available treatment options may include:

  • For Primary Symptoms : Penicillin group of antibiotics prescribed mainly for not-so-severe symptoms
  • For severe symptoms : In case of hospital admissions, intravenous antibodies may be prescribed
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Prevention 
hand-hygiene
Maintain proper hand hygiene
wounds-cuts
Take care of wounds and cuts
skin-cracking
Keep your skin moisturized to prevent skin cracking
 
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