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this is Dr. David
he can not avoid the hospital in this situation.
it sounds like he has a bad cellulitis or he could have an infection resistant to amoxicillin.
there are university hospital centers where they will treat him without insurance
they have social workers there who can help him apply for state medicaid insurance.
he will need IV strong antibiotics in the hospital to control this infection.
they will need to do blood cultures and he will need to see an infectious disease doctor.
if he doesn't go to the hospital, this infection will spread and could kill him.
he has to go to the hospital.
let me know if you have questions.