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Impetigo, 20 years - 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
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you
User :   basically..the doctor told me i have impetigo, ive been taking anti biotics for nearly a week now..and it still hasnt seemed to work :(
User :   its on my cheek
Doctor :  
okay how many times do you wash your face
User :   im going 2 next wednesday..and i really wanted it to clear! ive also been putting topical solution on it that my GP gave stings wen i put it on..
User :   all the time
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
your age
User :   20
User :   it sort of looks like a hole in my face at the moment! with yellow in guessing thats the infection
Doctor :   yes you are right
User :   why havent the anti biotics kicked in yet? im taking Co-Amoxiclav..and Flucloxacillin
Doctor :  
this will take some time
User :   ??
Doctor :  
yes in face impetigo
Doctor :  
is an bacterial infection
Doctor :  
which must be taken care of those

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