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10 yr old bustec lip 3 days ago. Is painful, and swollen. Ehat oral antibiotic if any? I hav access to them if needed

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Dr. Anifat Balogun
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Lip trauma pain

An antibiotic is not necessarily needed.
Signs of infection other than pain would direct need for antibiotic therapy. Control pain with Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen products. If you suspect infection, take your 10 yo to his/her pediatrician or family doctor.

In brief: Lip trauma pain

An antibiotic is not necessarily needed.
Signs of infection other than pain would direct need for antibiotic therapy. Control pain with Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen products. If you suspect infection, take your 10 yo to his/her pediatrician or family doctor.
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