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will ciprofloxacin help heal an infected wound?

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Dr. SG Erman
Dr. SG Erman answered
34 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: It depends on what is causing the infection. Ciproflozacin treats many, but not all skin infections, and many other wound infections.
Answered on Oct 28, 2017
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Dr. David Hardin
35 years experience Wound care
Gives it a chance: If the wound tissue has been invaded by a "bug" sensitive to Cipro (ciprofloxacin) it will help. It still doesn't heal the wound. It removes the offending agent and toxins slowing healing giving the body a chance to get the correct cells on site to get to work on the wound.
Answered on Jun 1, 2019
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