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I was bitten by a dog and sufferred some puncture wounds and a broken hand. The doctor prescribed amoxicillin. Its rwo days later and the swelling h?

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Dr. Joseph Mele
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: Infection?

Even with antibiotics, infections can occur. If the swelling is increasing, especially if it is associated with increasing pain and redness, you should get checked again.

In brief: Infection?

Even with antibiotics, infections can occur. If the swelling is increasing, especially if it is associated with increasing pain and redness, you should get checked again.
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Dr. Joseph Mele
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Dr. Mahlon Kerr
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Swelling

If the appearance is worsening be seen by you doctor right away.

In brief: Swelling

If the appearance is worsening be seen by you doctor right away.
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Dr. Mahlon Kerr
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