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How long does it take for skin infection swelling to go down?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology

In brief: Varies

Depends on severity and tissue levels as well as location of infection.
Heat should dissipate and redness resolve and swelling will decrease over a few ads. Bromelain orally along with antibiotic can reduce swelling faster often within 24-48 hours.

In brief: Varies

Depends on severity and tissue levels as well as location of infection.
Heat should dissipate and redness resolve and swelling will decrease over a few ads. Bromelain orally along with antibiotic can reduce swelling faster often within 24-48 hours.
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