In adults, it often occurs on the legs, face, or arms. In children
, it is most common on the face or around the anus. An infection
on the face could lead to a dangerous eye infection.
See a doctor right away if you have an infected area of skin and:
* The infected area is getting redder, more painful, or larger, or it has red streaks extending from it.
* You have a fever or chills.
* The infected area is on your face or your groin.
How do you get cellulitis?