Boils are painful, red, pus-filled lumps in your skin caused by an infection of hair follicles. Learn more about boils and to treat them here.
Trusted information on a staph infection including what it is, who is at risk, how you get it, treatment and prevention, plus links to other resources.
Staph skin infection
Information on staph skin infections, including the different types, treatment, prevention and when to get help, plus links to trusted resources.
Invasive staph infections
Trusted information on invasive staph infections including the different types, prevention, when to get help, plus links to trusted resources.
What causes cellulitis
Trusted information about cellulitis including its causes.
An abscess is a painful collection of pus that builds up under the skin, in an organ or between your organs. If it is under the skin, it can also be called a boil.
Folliculitis is an inflammation affecting the pores on your skin. Read about causes, treatments and prevention of folliculitis on our trusted partner pages.
Trusted information about antibiotic resistance, including what it is, an explanation of 'superbugs' and how antibiotic resistance can be reduced.