A member asked:

I fell. got open cut on knee & became infected. went to urgent care & pa put me on bactrim. told me wash it & put nothing on it. i"m 2 days on antibiotic. i see no more puss/yellow color but it is red & little raw looking. does this seem right?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield answered

Specializes in Infectious Disease

Yes, this sounds entirely normal. It will take another week or more for the rawness to gradually improve.

Answered Jul 5, 2022

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