A 54-year-old female asked:
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can clindamycin cream really help to lessen a staph infection/boil of skin when applied early on (as a small pimple or red bump?)

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Staph boil: The short answer is yes, it can help minimize the progression of the staph infection.
Answered on Oct 2, 2013
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