Treatment for umbilical cord infection in 1 month old baby..choice of antibiotics?

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Omphalitis. Umbilical cord sepsis is needed to b taken seriously. As it can lead to myonecrosis of skin even necrotising enterocolitis. When u r dealing with skin n soft tissue infection u have to consider gram positive organisms like Staphylococcus n streptococcus. N the Rx of choice amoxiclav.

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Plz share a pic of the case and adv usg abd, CRPQ, CBC Antibiotics decided on the basis of severity of infection

OmphAlitis iv antibiotics penicillin & aminoglycoside Anti staphylococcus penicillin

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Rx com . COMMON SALT.APPLICATION 3 TIMES.A DAY

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Usually granuloma formed.common.salt hygroscopic no.neeex.of.antibiotics.

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Common.salt applicaton. No antibioticcs

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