A 41-year-old female asked:
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500mg keflex 4 times a day for 5 days for mild cellulitis on ankle. is 5 days adequate? when should i notice improvement?

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Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Keflex: Should be much better now. Go back to see Dr. In AM would be good.
Answered on Aug 31, 2017

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