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Posted 27 Dec 2017 by • 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
Posted 10 Mar 2013 by • 1 answer
I got a boil on my buttock & went to my doctor. She prescribed sulfamethoxazole-tmp D's tablets for 10 days @ twice a day. How long before it starts healing. Its so painful.
Posted 6 Mar 2013 by • 4 answers
Got 2-3 painful boils with pus on my legs due to infection caused by plucking of hair or follicle. I am already taking Cefixime Tablets- 200mg twice a day for last 4 days. Although it was initially prescribed for 5 days, but one of the boil is are still there and paining, pls suggest - for how many ...
Posted 16 Aug 2013 by • 1 answer
Posted 28 Sep 2012 by • 5 answers
About a year ago i went to the doctor because of painful, warm pus filled boils on my triceps. The doctor tested me and it came back positive for MRSA... well the boils are back again and I am having some financial trouble and was wondering if I should go to the doctor again or if there are any ...
Posted 14 Apr 2013 by • 1 answer
Posted 5 Jun 2015 by • 1 answer
Very Swollen and painful, not sure if it is a cyst, or a boil.
Posted 17 Sep 2017 by • 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 ...
Posted 28 Apr 2015 by • 1 answer
I've had boil problems on my inner thigh ... I was prescribed 1% topical stuff that didn't work , so I got cephalexin 500 mlg..what's the side affects.. And does it work? What else does it treat?
Posted 21 Oct 2015 by • 1 answer
have been taken clindamycin 300mg twice a day for six days to treat repeated boils but can't see any improvement
Posted 17 Jul 2016 by • 2 answers
... big and it's don't hurt. I was wondering if a boil can grow inward instead of outward?
Posted 9 Jun 2018 by • 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. ...
Posted 4 Nov 2012 by • 2 answers
ive been using viagra for a couple of months and have developed a few lumps on my penis on the top close to the head they dont hurt and are not discoloured they look like little boils but dont think they are.
Posted 21 May 2013 by • 1 answer
I've lived with boils on my skin for a long time. I took bactrim for preventive measures for a couple years. I came off of it a year ago simply because my RX ran out (and I don't want to be on pills forever if I can help it). Two months ago, I went on a vegan based cleanse for 7 days. ...
Posted 14 May 2014 by • 2 answers
I have been taking Naproxen tablets 500mg for a few days. I have got 2 boils in my groin area, they are very red and sore. I find walking and sitting very painful. Has anyone had this side effect while taking the drug please? Many thanks.