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Hobe Sound, FL
A 27-year-old male asked:

I have a sore cyst/boil/mrsa/staph in my armpit, pain is 10/10 went to the er sep 2 got bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) cephalexin and tramadol. no improvement, what to do?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Family Physician: This is the very definition of why you need to have a family physician. First going to the er for a skin problem is a big waste of money and time and it does nothing to provide you with follow up care. The relationship with a family physician can be vital for ongoing health. The physician will either change the medications, reassure you, or get you to a surgeon to help.
Last updated Jan 5, 2019

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