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My son had a boil on his bottom lanced and tested positive for mrsa. They put him on eryped (erythromycin ethyl succinate) for 10 days. Is that correct?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Differ on med

If MRSA is suspected of confirmed, i would have selected another medication.
The Erythromycin might work but if the wound/boil is not improving within a few days i would call your dr & discuss the matter.

In brief: Differ on med

If MRSA is suspected of confirmed, i would have selected another medication.
The Erythromycin might work but if the wound/boil is not improving within a few days i would call your dr & discuss the matter.
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Claude Parola
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Probably

If the MRSA was sensitive to Erythromycin that is fine.

In brief: Probably

If the MRSA was sensitive to Erythromycin that is fine.
Dr. Claude Parola
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