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Should I be concerned that I developed a dark red boil a few days after finishing clindamycin?

Posted 11 days ago by PDWinTex 1 answer

I had a cyst that popped and drained for a while. Went to a clinic because I thought there was more to drain. I was prescribed clindamycin 3 times daily for 10 days. I was also given a paper on cellulitis. The place that was draining looks better but its not healed over and not draining any longer. ...

Boil is swollen? Doctor prescribed clindamycin 300 mg?

Posted 27 Dec 2017 by blazekmg 1 answer

Boil is very swollen doctor prescribed clindamycin 300 mg twice daily well that make it go away and doctor didn't do procedure was to hard and said nothing would come out

Will metronidazole gel help on a opened draining boil while taking amoxicillin by mouth?

Posted 6 Apr 2018 by Bunnyslee68 0 answers

Will metronidazole gel help on a opened draining boil while taking amoxicillin by mouth i can't afford the precription the er wrote it's draining hurts and I need a antibiotic but am not sure if it will work

An abscessed boil behind my right ear and I have had?

Posted 5 Dec 2017 by OtisCoots1989 1 answer

Been taking a antibiotic for 10 days still have a big boil behind my ear that I just now noticed what do I do?

How long to take Augmentin 875 mg for streptococcal dermatitis?

Posted 17 Sep 2017 by blacksun 1 answer

Hello I've had recurring abscessed boils on my face for about a year now. One on the forehead was determined to be a carbuncle, and was surgically removed. After that I got a prescription for Augmentin of which I only took about 3 pills and I'm now wondering for how long to take these ...

Severe staph infection trying cloxacillin again 500mg for 4 times a day for 7 days . But unlike last

Posted 16 Dec 2017 by Arun121 0 answers

... time the boil is not draining right away. Last time i took this antibiotic by my second dosage it drained. Is the antibiotic no longer effective? Taking it 2 months after last use

Has anyone taken Acitretin for Hidradenitis suppurativa? Has it helped?

Posted 12 Dec 2017 by tuffydog110 0 answers

It is a skin condition that causes painful cysts that tunnel, and do not heal. Sometimes they can get HUGE and are like having a boil that are VERY painful until they break and drain.

Can I take this drug spelled CIPROFLOXACINHCL 500 mg for a boil that is draining with pus?

Posted 6 Sep 2017 by CMS1963 0 answers

Can I take this drug that I have for an infection from a boil that popped that is draining with pus I have a whole bottle of this with last year's date on it

Does doxycycline work for boils?

Posted 19 Aug 2017 by dmeder 0 answers

Keflex for folliculitis/recurrent boils?

Posted 31 Jul 2017 by matthewatdf 0 answers

I have had recurrent boils on my thighs/buttocks and lower abdomen. For years, I've been susceptible the odd boil on my rear due to mild folliculitis. However, over the past several months this has worsened to the point where I'm getting these boils more persistently and around new areas ...

I have red boils on my private parts. So painful I just found out about these two days later?

Posted 30 Mar 2017 by Flomania 1 answer

when i had just finished my periods what seems to be the cause? And what can i do or use to cure them Please help me am in Africa,

Is Bactrim safe while 12 weeks pregnant?

Posted 28 Jun 2017 by Vanessaaguilarruiz26 0 answers

I'm 12 weeks pregnant and I got a bad boil that turned into staph infection I went to the hospital they cut it open then gave me Bactrim twice a day for 20 days the pharmacist told me it wasn't good to rake while pregnant so I'm just trying to see because we couldn't figure out ...

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