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Antibiotics for wound infection

Premium Questions

Dr. Indranil Ghosh MD

surgical belly button wound infection and crp of 18 ... antibiotics which closed the wound but after getting home from hospital it re-opened and was put on oral ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Indranil Ghosh ( Oncologist)
Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta MD

. The wound is 3 weeks old. Am I safe from infection, regarding the red line not extending farther than the wound? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. VPYK Prasanna MD

My son was diagnosed with an e coli infection in his scalp about a year ago. Since then he's had it cut open 3 times, drained, packed and has been on a collective months of antibiotics. The last time ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. VPYK Prasanna ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Erion Spaho MD

Healing? G/morning Drs. I posted a pic of a wound I received a couple of weeks ago due to a fall ... infected? No warmt, swolennes etc! Thanks in advance ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Erion Spaho ( Neurologist)
Dr. Klarida Papaqako MD

I work for an Asian family in PA. Their daughter, 33, was in an accident in Myanmar , last Saturday. She has finally arrived in US and will arrive home tomorrow. She was in an accident, falling off a scooter. Her face met... View answer

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Public Forum Discussions

Dr. Divakara MD

Hello doc, Ive have a patient with a postoperative woundinfection (after a necrotectomy). The wound contains E.coli and proteus mirabilis micro-organisms. Is cefuroxim a good antibiotic to treath? The... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Divakara ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr.  Shinas Hussain MD

Hi I recently have had 6 stitches that got infected, The stitches were put in on the 12th aug and removed around 14days later due to the infection I ve since then been on antibiotics (flucloxacillin... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shinas Hussain ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Gaurang Krishna MD

Spouse had medial thigh life 14d ago; developed infection ca. 1wk post-op near top of thigh ... infection focal point. Affected thigh quite swollen compared to other side. Changing dressings w ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Gaurang Krishna ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Arun MD

advice steroid but after a 3 month her right leg got infection so to drain that dr gave 3 cuts but till than her both wounds not healing she need everyday dressing is there any way that wound get... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Arun ( Infectious Diseases Specialist)
Dr. Saddiq Ulabidin MD

My 8 year old has a temp of 34.9... He has a wound infection . Yesterday we came from hospital his infection levels In bloods were 22, normal being below 5. He is on strong antibiotics. Ate a... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Saddiq Ulabidin ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Diptanshu Das MD

You are talking about wound infection which needs to be controlled with regular and proper dressing and antibiotics

Dr.  Aarti Abraham MD

Yes, sloughing is a sign of wound infection. It should heal over in totally 6 weeks post op.

Dr. Chintan Solanki MD

Hi Dear, there may be wound infection , please consult your operating doctor for check up.After 3 week this should not be happen.