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A 20-year-old female asked:

Can i take the antibiotic(amoxil (amoxicillin) 250mgl)only for prevention and protection of infections after ear peircing?

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Dr. David Houghton
Specializes in Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
Poor choice: Amoxicillin is not a good choice for skin infections. You shouldn't need an antibiotic if ear piercing was done properly.
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