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Cellulitis is an acute, spreading infection of the deep tissues of the skin and muscle that causes the skin to become warm and tender and may also cause fever, chills, swollen lymph nodes, and blisters.
This answer is based on source information from the National Cancer Institute.
Cellulitis is an infection in the skin. It is a response to an injury of the outer layer of the skin or epidermis.
Cellulitis is a skin infection that can be relatively mild or very serious. It is caused by bacteria that enter the body through an opening in the outer layer of skin, most often in the legs. Symptoms include redness, swelling, heat, and soreness of the affected area.