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How long until cefadroxil (500mg) cures a nose ring infection?

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Dr. David Mann answered

Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

Nose infection: It depends on the infecting organism. Assuming that the organism is a bacterium that is sensitive to cefadroxil, then you will be improved within 24-48 hrs. Cure should take 7-10 days. Note, if infection persists or gets worse, it can potentially be very serious. The veins in trhe nose go directly to the brain ! infections need to be managed aggressively!

Answered 1/5/2019

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