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Currently have a "bone infection" but want a new opinion.

Recently I had a ingrown toenail that was removed on my right big toe, and the toe has been red but with no other symptoms for about 3 weeks now, but I  have had no other symptoms; however, an MRI scan was interpreted by my podiatrist that I had a bone infection (cellulitis) on the tip of my big toe bone. I now have been taking antibiotics for about a month, about 10 days of keflex with a 5 day break, 10 days of cipro, and 3 days break before another 10 days of cipro. Am now taking a 10 day round of both clindamycin and bactrum to treat it. Thing is, blood work I had 5 days ago when I got started taking my clindamycin and bactrum now shows that I have no signs of infection in my blood, from CBC to my C-Protein. The redness is not gone and will turn dark red before going back to a lighter shade when i move my toe around like when I am walking, but I have no other symptoms whatsoever, and I feel totally normal head to toe. I would be appreciated if a few of you could take the time to give me your medical opinion. Do I really have a bone infection?
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973741 tn?1342342773
Hm, cellulitis is a skin infection and that would make more sense. It sounds like you DID and it has cleared with the antibiotics. ?
20841821 tn?1547942964
Did your doctor mention osteomyelitis?
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