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Mineral Bluff, GA
A 22-year-old male asked:

is ampicillan a good antibiotic4foot surgery? lesion taken off my foot today&was given lortab&ampicillan. is that a good combo, stitches out n 2 weeks

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Dr. David Moats
Podiatry 36 years experience
Yes: Doctors often will give an antibiotic to prevent infection following surgery and ampicillin is a good choice.

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