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please suggest what type of antibiotic is used to treat pyodermas?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Depends: Pyoderma gangrenosum isn't even an infection and antibiotics are futile. Dapsone may help by a mechanism probably unrelated to its antibacterial properties.
Answered on Dec 25, 2017

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