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how long does flucloxacillin take to clear boils? 1 or 2 weeks? been given 4 tablets of 500mg to take daily. not sure for how long to take them

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Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Well : Ask your doctor but anabiotic's for boils are usually given 7 to 10 days. But you really need specific advice from a physician for your case
Answered on Sep 20, 2016

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Will not: Flucloxacillin will not clear boils. It will treat infection in the skin surrounding the boils but boils must be drained in order to clear.
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