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How long does it take for antibiotics to work on a staph infection?

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Dr. Michael Ein
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Depends

It depends on the type and the severity of the infection.
You need to include more detail in your question. Some staphylococcus aureus infections require 4-6 weeks of intravenous antibiotics. Some simple skin infections can be cured by drainage alone or with a few days of oral antibiotics.

In brief: Depends

It depends on the type and the severity of the infection.
You need to include more detail in your question. Some staphylococcus aureus infections require 4-6 weeks of intravenous antibiotics. Some simple skin infections can be cured by drainage alone or with a few days of oral antibiotics.
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