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A 24-year-old female asked about a 25-year-old male:

Does cephalexin 500mg helps for a scalp infection? my husband got red bumps and sometimes that side of his head looks dry and was given this at the er

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Dr. Frank Kuitems
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Usually: usually except for resistant bacteria like MRSA Staph infection ask your doctor
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Dr. Luis Mojicar
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Yes: Cephalexin (Keflex) is a good antibiotic for skin infections.
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Last updated Mar 22, 2020

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