Cellulitis is a common and sometimes painful bacterial skin infection. It may first appear as a red, swollen area that feels hot and tender to the touch. The redness and swelling can spread quickly. It most often affects the skin of the lower legs, although the infection can occur anywhere on your body or face.

Common skin infections include

  1. cellulitis
  2. erysipelas
  3. impetigo
  4. folliculitis
  5. furuncles
  6. carbuncles