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How long does it take antibiotics to show improvement for staph?

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Dr. Michio Abe
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Depends...

It depends on the antibiotics and the extent of the infection as well as sensitivity of the staph to the antibiotics.
Antibiotic-resistant staph, such as mrsa, are also common. But usually there should be a visible improvement in most cases of staph aureus skin infections after 1 to 2 days.

In brief: Depends...

It depends on the antibiotics and the extent of the infection as well as sensitivity of the staph to the antibiotics.
Antibiotic-resistant staph, such as mrsa, are also common. But usually there should be a visible improvement in most cases of staph aureus skin infections after 1 to 2 days.
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Dr. David Sire
Dermatology
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In brief: Usually a few days

If the bacteria are sensitive to the antibiotic and the dose is proper and the medication has been taken properly it should show improvment in a few days.

In brief: Usually a few days

If the bacteria are sensitive to the antibiotic and the dose is proper and the medication has been taken properly it should show improvment in a few days.
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