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A 35-year-old male asked:

I am on doxycycline for mrsa and after 4 days i am not seeing any improvement with my skin sores. i actually have developed additional sores.

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Not working: Doxycycline works for some strains of MRSA, but not for all. Would recommend letting your prescriber know. Different other scenarios are possible, but I do not know how the MRSA infection was diagnosed and if the antibiotic was chosen on cultures or empirically.

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