Which antibiotic is typically used to treat redness from periostitis after rhinoplasty?
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Antibiotic after rhinioplasty
Keflex is a good antibiotic to use after rhinoplasty, it will cover most skin infections and gram positive bacteria. This is commonly used after rhinoplasty, and I prescribe this myself after rhinoplasty surgery. If you do not improve after a few days I would return to see your plastic surgeon. They may recommend an additional antibiotic or change your antibiotic for more broader bacterial coverage. Best regards, Gina Chu, MD
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