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A 42-year-old female asked:

Dad prescribed cefuroxime for 7 days to treat skin infection after a cut on his toe.3 days of antib & fluid still coming.what to do as he is diabetic.

1 doctor answer5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Call his doc.: If he has seen no improvement after 72 hours of antibiotics, give his doc a call or get seen at an urgent care or ER.
Dr. Satish Sundar
Pediatrics 34 years experience
It could be a resistant bacteria and poor circulation, contributing to delay. Definitely call his doctor.
Jun 4, 2015

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Last updated Jun 4, 2015

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