I start a new job on Monday and started taking penicillin last night for an embarrassing skin abscess behind my ear. I am taking 2, 250 mg phenoxymethylpenicillin (penicillin-V I think) 4 times a day and 1, 500 mg flucloxacillin 4 times a day. How long will it take to start to improve the abscess?
I had a full thickness abscess on one of my legs last year; I was never given antibiotics, the Doctor removed the necrotic tissue and had to clean and dress it (with this strange woven biogel stuff) 3 times a week for 6 months while new tissue started growing from the bone outwards. It never got infected and there is only a minor scar now.
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