Treating an Abscess: When are Antibiotics Needed? - Frankly Speaking EP 33For patients who are being treated for a skin abscess, the role of antibiotics following incision and drainage remains controversial. While most patients will get better, giving antibiotics may increase rates of resolution. Should antibiotics be given to everyone or is a more selective approach better?
Guest: Alan Ehrlich, MD
This week, I sit down with Dr. Robert Baldor to discuss some of the intricacies of asthma. In addition to outlining the pathophysiology of asthma, we provide practical ways to classify the disease and avoid risk factors with the goal of decreasing exacerbations.