Is there a cure for perichondritis?

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Perichondritis can be cured using antibiotics. Depending on the bacteria causing the infection, the severity of the infection when treatment begins, and the health of the person, different antibiotics may need to be used. In some cases, the antibiotics may need to be delivered by IV.

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