You are more likely
to have these problems if you are an older adult, have a medical condition such
diabetes or peripheral arterial disease, or have a
weak immune system. Your chances of the cellulitis coming back may be higher
How can you prevent cellulitis?
If you are at
risk for cellulitis, you can take steps to help prevent it.
Take good care of your skin. Keep it clean,
and use lotion to prevent drying and cracking.
Check your feet and
legs often. This is especially important if you have diabetes.