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How long should antibiotics take to work on an infected insect bite on the thigh?

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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics
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In brief: Antibiotic action

Antibiotics take at least 6 hours to start working.
There should be moderate improvement within 48 to 72 hours - less swelling, less tenderness, less hardness.

In brief: Antibiotic action

Antibiotics take at least 6 hours to start working.
There should be moderate improvement within 48 to 72 hours - less swelling, less tenderness, less hardness.
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