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I have a cut on my had, I went to the emergency room, they

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Hi, yes, I have a cut on my had, I went to the emergency room, they cleaned it, and glued it instead of stitches. the infection around it has gone down some, and the swelling. but there is a prominent red steak that is sore to the touch and going up my arm. they put me on antibiotics and gave me a shot of penicillin and a tech. shot. I am taking the antibiotics. it seems to be healing but I am worried about the sore arm
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.

can you attach a pic?

also, what antibiotics?

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Septra DS give me a few for the pics please
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.

this is not the correct drug

It will cover MRSA but it won't cover more common bugs

go back and get augmentin.

This is a serious infection. I don't need pics. This explains everything