Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties

129 Doctors Online
Doctor Image
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

I will be looking into your question and guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

hi! our son has an ongoing infection on his arm

hi! our son has an ongoing infection on his arm that has been going on for over a year that was cause by a shot of heroin that failed to hit its resembles a flesh eating bacteria it has never healed even after antibiotics and many different creams and other treatments he was recently prescribed cleocin for this condition. is this a tried and proven way to get rid of this bacteria?
Sat, 29 Sep 2018
Report Abuse
For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]
Share on

Related questions you may be interested in

doctor1 MD

hello ....i have ringworm on my right arm and i know where it came from ... i saw it on my son left top shoulder i didn t know what it was at first i ve touch it ... and the next day i woke up and was scratching my arm and i ve noticed that i scratch to hard... so i look down at my arm and i saw the something what my son have on his shoulder... i ve took my son and myself to patient first.... they told us that we have ringworm... so they gave us meds... called ketoconazole... they told me to keep it on for two weeks.... but my main concern is ... i have skin irritation , itching ,and a little bit of swelling... puss comes out a little bit it hurt a little bit... and wanted to know do it supposed to get worse to get better... or is it infected and i need to get stronger dose of medicine.... help me please!!!!!!

doctor1 MD

HI,I have recently had a malignant melenoma removed, sentinal biopsy is all clear, negative and wider incision negative, but about 6 weeks after I have had a kind of weird chest infection which wont seem to go away with very bad caugh although it has eased since, but I am also getting pain in my arm pits on and off especially when I stress out , could this be because of some lymphoma under the arms from the removal. Ken

doctor1 MD

hi I am am just wondering I have this fungal infection in my skin mostlyon my left arm, it seems to be getting worse I also have diabeties and was wondering if it could have anything to do with thrush over the past year I have been suffering from bad thrush how can I fix it, I have tried the pills many times is it all too do with my sugar levels? and how bad is coffee for diabetics

Loading Online Doctors....