The infected regions tend to redden and swell up, thus causing pain even to the slightest touch. When the infection proves resistant to antibiotics, the abscesses must be lanced and drained to aid faster recovery.

Infection of the inner layers of the skin. This sort of infection is known as cellulitis (which is completely different from cellulite). This is a critically dangerous Staph infection, occurring, as it does, within the skin’s dermal layer and in the tissue under that. The infection is critical because it can spread rapidly through the body.