This is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.
you should see a doctor right away
and get your skin evaluated and a skin culture to check for bacterial infections which can be resistant to certain antibiotics.
MRSA (methacillin resistant staph aureus) can be a skin infection which can be resistant to certain antibiotics.
you may need stronger or different antibiotics depending on what the skin culture shows
you may need to consult with an infectious disease doctor about your infection as well
your case sounds complicated.
you best to call up 911 and get yourself to the ER or emergency room to see a doctor right away to assess your leg infection.
let me know if you have questions.
you may need stronger pain medications to help your symptoms.
do you have any pain medications to take?
that is good you had a new skin swab test taken. it will be important to get those results.
good idea to call up your doctor.
you should work on elevating your legs up if you can above your heart to help decrease swelling in your legs.
thanks for that.
do you see the ratings area?
you are welcome
I hope this infection gets better
make sure they run antibiotic sensitivity testing on the staph aureus and see what antibiotics it is sensitive to.
you are welcome.