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Have stitches on thigh. On antibiotic for slight infection. Noticed swelling. What to do?

I cut the side of my left foot Christmas Eve on a Pyrex dish.. I have 12 stitches 4 on the inside 8 on the outside.. I went to my doctor last Wednesday and was told I have a slight infection and was put on antibotic ( bactrim ) .. That was Wednesday the 1-2 .. I still have some slight swelling today a little draining but no fever .. The stitches are in 2 weeks tonight.. what will need to be done??
Asked On : Thu, 10 Jan 2013
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Hi Thanks For Asking To Us ! Hi If You Stopped Taking Antibiotic Need To Start, Along With This Take PainKiller Too, About Wound Keep It Disinfected Apply Betadine Or Neosporin Cream palce a Cotton And Wrapped It. Do open The Band For Some Time In A day. If After Doing So No Relief Do Consult Your Doctor. Be Safe. Bye.
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