Is cellulitis caused by poor hygiene?
Cellulitis usually appears around damaged skin, but it also occurs in areas of your skin with poor hygiene.
You can maintain good skin hygiene by:
- Washing your hands regularly with soap and warm water.
- Cleaning and trimming your fingernails and toenails.
- Regularly showering and thoroughly drying your skin after.
- Wearing clean clothes.
- Keeping small wounds clean.