I had cellulitis on my abdomen and it began to ooze one day. This is what happened when I squeezed it. It turns out, an abscess had formed. If you have something like this, you need to see a doctor! I needed a course of antibiotics for this, and I even had a fever! All that pus, just from a little scratch I got from my goat’s hoof.
Cellulitis (sel-u-LIE-tis) is a common, potentially serious bacterial skin infection. Cellulitis appears as a swollen, red area of skin that feels hot and tender. It can spread rapidly to other parts of the body. Cellulitis isn’t usually spread from person to person.
A bacterial infection that often shows up as a rash, cellulitis can spread rapidly. Cellulitis is a skin infection caused by staphylococcus or streptococcus bacteria. It is not contagious. Cellulitis appears as a red, swollen skin rash (usually on the lower legs or arms) that feels tender and hot.