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Doctor said it's a boil (butt cheek) cheprescribed safexim cv (cefixime) nd acemiz-s for 2 days. they exhausted yesterday, due to some reasons i'm not going to see any doctor for 2 more days. it's swollen and hurts, yellow head is visible what to do?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 60 years experience
Sounds like: it's time for some drainage. Antibiotics alone are unlikely to "cure" boils but do limit their expansion and the pain from the infection. Call your doctor's office and describe what is going on.Chances are he/she will want to see you sooner than your scheduled appointment! Hope this is helpful! Dr Z

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