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A 20-year-old female asked:

Shall i take oral antibiotic klavox 375g or augmantin after my new ear peircing? i feel little pain + itching in my neck from one side

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
A Verified Doctoranswered
30 years experience
Neither yet: Both of these antibiotics are essentially the same thing with varying dose of amoxacillin. I generally recommend taking antibiotics for an infection. If you have redness, swelling, heat/fever, and pain then you can start on either antibiotic but until then you can keep the piercings clean and apply antibiotic oinment.
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