A member asked:
how long a course of antibiotics does it take to heal staph folliculitis? widespread across pubis and crease of thighs. is itchy and slightly tender.
1 doctor answer
Dr. Richard Tholen answered
40 years experience Plastic Surgery
Varies! : Infection with simple staph that are sensitive to usual antibiotics will clear in a few days, but chronic infections or hidradenitis may require stronger and longer antibiotic regimens. Don't self-treat; see a doctor!
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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