Anonymous asked in HealthDiseases & ConditionsInfectious Diseases · 6 months ago

question about a wound and IV antibiotics?

ive got an open wound on my arm it got infected so I got given strong antibiotics a week ago I've finished the course but my arm is still got pus coming out and its red and hot do I need to be admitted for IV antibiotics

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  • 6 months ago
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    Not necessarily. Oral antibiotics MAY be sufficient. You should see your doctor with regards to having your wound reassessed. S/he will then decide whether you need intravenous (IV) antibiotics or whether oral antibiotics are what are required.

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  • Anonymous
    6 months ago

    You need to speak to a doctor love.

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  • Logan
    Lv 5
    6 months ago

    Go back to a doctor or the hospital. You really should have gone back when it showed no sign of getting better before you finished the course

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  • audrey
    Lv 7
    6 months ago

    IV antibiotics can usually be done on an out patient basis.

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