A 27-year-old female asked:
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i'm allergic to penicillin. get i get a leg angioplasty?

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Dr. Dominic Riganotti
24 years experience Infectious Disease
Angioplasty: Sure you can. If they need to give you antibiotics for whatever reason ( but I'm assuming the concern is for skin infection after) there are many such as clindamycin, vancomycin and linezolid whic are all excellent!
Answered on May 5, 2015

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