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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
18 years experience Emergency Medicine
Get checked: You need to get checked to ensure nothing else is going on.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Windisch
25 years experience Pediatrics
They don't help: Antibiotics won't help if you have viral conjunctivitis.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Not normal: call your physician for a referral to a board certified ophthalmologist.
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
40 years experience Ophthalmology
Viral: Majority of pink eyes or conjunctivitis are viral, therefore they have to run their course usually 10-14 days. Antibiotics alone won't make any diffe ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Schainholz
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Multiple choices: Many topical antibiotics are used regularly, including: sulfacetamide sodium, gentamicin, tobramycin, erythromycin ointment, moxifloxacin, gatifloxaci ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
40 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes.: Pink eye is usually viral and takes it normal run of 10 days. People panic and change drs. The lucky dr sees u on day 7 or 8 and no matter what he or ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Paul
39 years experience Ophthalmology
Have an exam: Probably not prudent to use old bottle of drops, or drops intended for another person, to treat what you may believe is "pinkeye". Old bottles may be ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
10 years experience Family Medicine
Conjunctivitis : The bottle has medication that treats the same infection that you have in the eye. You can wipe off the tip and continue to use the same bottle.
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A female asked:
Dr. Ferzaad Moosa
31 years experience Ophthalmology
During : During the course of response to an infection the eyes will become red from dilated blood vessels responding to the inciting agent. Any use of drops ... Read More
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