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Dx MRSA carbuncles in armpits for 2 yrs now. More and more frequent. I keep getting put on bactrimds should I go to hospital for IV treatment?
Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate): Depending on the severity of the scalp carbuncles, any other health conditions you have, a reasonable dose could be 500 mg three times a day or 875 mg two times a day. This is just a normal dose range for your age and condition. Other conditions you might have may not make the dose above appropriate for you. ...Read more
You need to be seen: A physician should look at your lesions and decide on the treatment. Some carbuncles can be treated with common antibiotics while others' appearance and progression make us decide on more stronger antibiotics to cover for bacterias that are difficult to treat with the common antibiotics so it is important to get a history on how they have progressed how often you get them the size location etc. ...Read more