Can I use clindamycin phosphate topical gel to treat a boil?
Question posted by esummers1991 on 16 Aug 2013
Last updated on 16 August 2013 by suzanne66
Topical clindamycin is an antibiotic that is used primarily to manage severe cases of acne.
It would not be wise to use the Clindamycin without talking to your doctor first. Depending on the severity of the boil they often need to be lanced and drained first before antibiotics can start to work.
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