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Can a cellulitus hand become septic after 1 1/2 days of antibiotics?

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Dr. Martin Tyson
Addiction Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

See your doc if it's not getting better-- may be either wrong antibiotic or possibly deeper space infection which could need drainage.
May take afewdays to resolve, but should see some improvement.

In brief: Yes

See your doc if it's not getting better-- may be either wrong antibiotic or possibly deeper space infection which could need drainage.
May take afewdays to resolve, but should see some improvement.
Dr. Martin Tyson
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry
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In brief: Possible

Particularly, if you are on the wrong antibiotic, or if an abcess is present.

In brief: Possible

Particularly, if you are on the wrong antibiotic, or if an abcess is present.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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