after 1 injection of a strong antibiotic + 7 days of oral antibiotics
She was still running a fever, had horrible headaches, and was very tired.
after 1 day (3 doses) of old antibiotics
This picture was taken this morning. She is up running around with no fever and only a slight headache.
If you are not seeing progress after a few days of antibiotics, call the doctor. If they aren't concerned, get a second opinion. Unchecked, this could have led to orbital cellulitis, a bone infection, etc.
Emily's pediatrician said you should always see improvement in a bacterial infection after 48 hours of antibiotics and no later than 72 hours.