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Infected Big toe


Any suggestion as to an antibiotic that will help get an infected toe under control? Been taking Floxacillin and so far not much of a change. Also had 2 coarses a little while back, still no luck.Doctor says toe isnt in need of surgery as yet.
Is there any antibitoic that would be better than another, or is there a treatment that will help this problemThanks


  1. Have you seen a podiatrist? Without seeing your toe, I can’t say for certain what the best course of treatment is. Without knowing more about you, your history etc, it wouldnot be prudent to suggest a different antibiotic. Having said all of this. Most often, the nail does need surgery as this is what is digging into the toe keeping it infected.