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Ear cartilage infection: What are the signs?

An ear cartilage infection is strikingly the same as a skin infection. The outer ear is comprised of cartilage and surrounded by a thin layer of tissue known as the perichondrium. As the ear cartilage infection involves the perichondrium, perichondritis develops after trauma or injury to the cartilage, incorrect ear piercing in the cartilage, boils […]

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Recurring cellulitis: What are the potential causes?

Cellulitis is a prevalent form of bacterial infection affecting the deepest skin layer. It is typically caused by the entry of bacteria if the skin is damaged. Antibiotics are the main course of treatment but in some cases, the infection can rapidly spread throughout the body and can be life-threatening. There are some chronic ailments […]