A 38-year-old member asked:
Abscess, how long does cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) take to work?
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Infectious Disease 49 years experience
see below: Drainage of the abscess is the primary treatment. Antibiotic treatment is secondary to treat the surrounding soft tissue infection. This will usually start improving a few days after starting the antibiotic if the abscess has been adequately drained.
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