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Went to urgent care for small inflamed pimple. They looked at it, infected hair follicle prescribed cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) t. Preferred this over mupirocin. .. Ok?

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Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine
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In brief: thats fine

Without seeing the issue, it seems ok from this limited info.

In brief: thats fine

Without seeing the issue, it seems ok from this limited info.
Dr. Michael Roberts
Dr. Michael Roberts
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Dr. Vicki Levine
Dermatology

In brief: Yes that is OK

Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) will probably work.
If it does not you should see the doctor again since many bacteria are now resistant to it.

In brief: Yes that is OK

Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) will probably work.
If it does not you should see the doctor again since many bacteria are now resistant to it.
Dr. Vicki Levine
Dr. Vicki Levine
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