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does amoxicillin treat skin infections

A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Antibiotics: Skin infections are not often treated with penicillins. These are not choices i would make for my patients.

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Don't recommend: In addition to being outdated - different conditions respond to different antibiotics.
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor: Old antibiotics loose potency and Amoxicillin does not cover skin infections
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Medical School/NIH: It may be time to visit the dermatology department/clinic of your local medical school. A medical school is likely to have experts in skin disorders a ... Read More
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A 10-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Rash: Are you sure it is an infection? Are the bumps ithcy? Possible this could be an allergic reaction.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Lotimin, Micatin (miconazole): Lotrimin, micatin, (miconazole) or amisil at are options for self treatment of fungal infection. Use for 4 weeks. If not clear see physician for presc ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
31 years experience Podiatry
Need right diagnosis: Diagnosis needs to be re-evaluated. Maybe it is not infection. Was a culture taken or any other test to confirm that this is an infection. If it is an ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Abel
26 years experience Pediatrics
See your Dr.: A bacterial infection will need to be evaluated by a physician and usually treated with antibiotics.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Cream: Topical antifungal creams are safe to use in pregnancy such as Miconazole and lamisil (terbinafine).
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Vanko
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fungal infections: Doctor will recommend tuopic antifungal agents.
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