Is azithromycin good for mild cellulitis??

Not best choice. Cephalexin 500 every 6 hours or Clindamycin 300-450mg every 6-8 hours are better choices if you can buy over the counter in your country. Best to see primary care provider for evaluation, though. Thanks for trusting Health Tap!

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My dermat. Presc. Me azithromycin for a mild cellulitis dt. A mosquito bite. Is this effective?!

Yes. Azithromycin is approved to treat uncomplicated skin and skin structure infections such as mild cellulitis. It is often used in penicillin-allergic patients. Read more...
Not effective. Azithromycin also known as Zithromax is not an effective antibiotic for skin infections. If the infection is mild and can be watched. Signs and symptoms of more severe infection would be if the area of redness increases, fever occurs, and the area becomes tender to touch. Keeping the area clean and using soap with Triclosan temporarily would be suggested. Read more...

Which antibiotic can I take for mild cellulitis that happened dt. A mosquito bite; azithromycin or ofloxacin??

?inflammation. Are you talking about cellulitis, a skin infection, or just the inflammation that occurs around a mosquito bite. The inflammation will resolve on its own. Neither azithromycin or ofloxacin are very good for cellulitis. If you are not sure which condition you have please see a doctor. Read more...
Get evaluation. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics. This forum is not for prescribing medicine without examination. My sincere advice is to see a physician near you. . Read more...
Unless you are an MD. you shouldn't be making this decision, and you wouldn't ask. No legitimate healer will give antibiotics without assessing you. How were you planning on obtaining the drugs? These are not available without a presciption and it is illegal to buy them and treat yourself at least in the US. That is called "practicing medicine without a license" and is illegal. Do the smart thing and see a real doctor. Read more...