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Recently got hair braided, lymph node on left side of neck swollen, it happen once before with braids, can I take some bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) or what you suggest ?
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Dr. Steven Fine
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: No antibiotic
You may be reacting to something used on your hair.

In brief: No antibiotic
You may be reacting to something used on your hair.
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Dr. Michael Silverman
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
In brief: I would hold on abx
You likely have a little inflammation and the lymph node should resolve in a couple days.

In brief: I would hold on abx
You likely have a little inflammation and the lymph node should resolve in a couple days.
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