Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
167 Doctors are Online

Bit by a spider,infection lanced and drained. Yellow discharge, wound culture is positive for MRSA. Advice ?

I got bit by a spider, it grew and got infected. Went to ER got it lanced and drained. I m taking antibiotic now for three days its getting worse i have yellow discharge where before it was bloody and viscous. i now my wound culture came out positive for MRSA and am taking bactruim and keflex. is it possibly getting worse?
Asked On : Mon, 13 Aug 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  38
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Dermatologist 's  Response
I understand your concern regarding your skin problem .
You seem to be developing cellulitis which is an acute infection of the wound.
Since the pain and pls discharge has increased. Inspite of three days of the antibiotic, I think you need to see your doctor again for a possible change of antibiotics.
I am sure your consulting doctor will be able to guide you.
A pup culture might be taken if required from the wound.

Dr Geetika Paul
Answered: Mon, 2 Dec 2013
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor