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Scratched by dog, swelling, red line running towards elbow. Taken amoxicillin. Emergency condition?

Good evening, my wife was playing with our 2 dogs last night and one got too rough and broke the skin. She immediately flushed with peroxide , but today it was swollen and tender. This evening we noticed a faint red line running towards her elbow . She took a 500mg dose of amoxicillin as a precaution, and she plans to go to the dr. Tomorrow. Our question is should we go to the ER, or are we covered until tomorrow?
Asked On : Thu, 10 Jan 2013
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Hi there,
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Dont worry its not an emergency, if you are sure its just a scratch and not a bite and if the dogs are vaccinated then there will be no problem. Just wash the wound with soap and get her to the physician tomarrow to O.P.

Answered: Sun, 28 Jul 2013
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