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A 36-year-old female asked:

i have paronychia on my thumb. dr made hole by abscess. he put me on omnicef (cefdinir). been on for a week. pain is now in my hand and muscle. is this normal?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Corey Clay
Allergy and Immunology 10 years experience
No: Pain should resolve as soon as the pus is released. Persistent pain could be due to spreading infection. Recommend urgent follow up evaluation by the physician.
Dr. Darryl Blinski
Plastic Surgery 46 years experience
Need to see hand surgeon ASAP for complete incision and drainage before this becomes a serious finger to hand infection..
Nov 10, 2015

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Last updated Nov 12, 2015

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