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Impetigo, taking flucloxacillin - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions

Doctor :   hi
User :   right i havent got long so could you hurry
Doctor :   okay
User :   ive got impetigo..and have had it for about a week now! ive been taking anti biotics for a week now..but they havent seemed to kicked in yet! why is this>
User :   im taking Co-Amoxiclav and Flucloxacillin..
Doctor :  
ok it requires even topical application also
Doctor :  
User :   ive been puttin zineryt on it..
Doctor :  
thrice daily cleaning
Doctor :  
and then to beapplied
User :   ive been puttin zineryt on it
Doctor :  
is it painfull
User :   it stings when i apply it
User :   does that means it working?
Doctor :  
if that doesnt work
Doctor :  
then you can try silverdex eye ointment
User :   why havent the anti biotics kicked in yert though?
Doctor :  
on face thrice daily
Doctor :  
it can be that the bacteria in your body has developed resistance

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