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Bitten by dog. Had puncture wounds. On augmentin. Why is foot tender?

Hello. The night of July fourteenth I was bitten just above my left knee my a large doberman. It left two deep puncture wounds on my leg. Since it was owned by a friend, I had them show me proper documentation that the dog was up to date on shots. It was, so the sixteenth I scheduled an appointment with my doctor. He put me on Augmentin for ten days and gave me a tetanus shot. Even since then my left foot has been very tender on the top and I have a specific spot which is swollen and throbs when I walk for very long. Is this normal?
Asked On : Sun, 5 Aug 2012
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Thanks for query,
I think you have deep seated infection due to biting.
The inflammation associated with it causes you pain.It takes more than usual time to heal.
You should need anti inflammatory medicine along with antibiotics.
Walking very long should avoided for few days.
Answered: Mon, 6 Aug 2012
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