A 21-year-old female asked:
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how long will sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim take to clear up my prostate infection?

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Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
Varies: Prostatitis often can require long courses of antibiotics compared to other infections. Is not unusual to take between two and six weeks of antibiotics to eradicate prostatitis.
Answered on Sep 8, 2019

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