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Shelby charter Township, MI
A 82-year-old female 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
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Yes, this sounds entirely normal. It will take another week or more for the rawness to gradually improve.
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