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Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
44 years experience in Ophthalmology
Doubtful---glaucoma : Doubtful---glaucoma can effect anyone particularyly as they age. Thankfully with good treatment you should not lose any vision to the disease.

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Classic treatment: Diluted boric acid is a classic treatment for eye infection. It is an effective eye wash and sometimes aids in the natural resistance to an eye infec ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
30 years experience in Infectious Disease
Yes: Yes they can, especially if the cornea is involved.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience in Pediatrics
CONJUNCTIVITIS: There are antibiotics available for eye infections, opthalmic drops and ointments depending on severity of infections.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience in Ophthalmology
Eye infection: Yes. A synthetic broad-spectrum antibiotic derived from tetracycline. Doxycycline is used for many different types of infections. In the eye it is of ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience in Infectious Disease
Possibly: If the organism causing the infection is susceptible to doxycycline, then yes, it would help treatment.
A female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
Probably yes, but...: Bacterial conjunctivitis normally is treated with antibiotic eyedrops, doesn't usually need antibiotics by mouth. Also most conjunctivitis is viral, n ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Chowdhury
41 years experience in Pediatrics
EAR INFECTIONS:: Can be #1external ear infection/swimmers ear or otitis externa; or #2 middle ear infection or otitis media. Doxycyclind is not a first line antibiotic ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Many bacterial: infections can be treated with antibiotics. However, some infective agents may be drug resistant.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Purkiss
16 years experience in Ophthalmology
No: Most "pinkeye" or conjunctivitis is actually viral, so antibiotics are usually not effective. Viral conjunctivitis tends to run it's course in 7-10 da ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Buehner
39 years experience in Infectious Disease
No: Viral infections are treated with antiviral medications.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
No: Fluorinated quinolones like Moxifloxacin do not generally have activity against protozoans like trichomonas. Metronidazole is usually the therapy of ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Latisha Smith
37 years experience in Wound care
Antibiotic drops: There are 2 types of ear infections-infection of the skin of the ear canal ( called external otitis) and infections of the middle ear commonly seen in ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Grosso
39 years experience in Pediatrics
It depends on where : Ear infections may involve the cavity behind the ear drum (acute otitis media) or the ear canal (swimmer's ear or otitis externa). The former may fol ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Depends.: Some go away by themselves, some require antibiotics, some (like abscesses) need surgery.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience in Dermatology
ERLICHOSIS INFECTION: ERLICHOSIS INFECTION IS COMMONLY TREATED WITH DOXYCYCLINE, MINOCYCLINE, AND RIFAMPIN. IS THIS THE ANSWER YOU WANT? BEST LUCK.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ferro
26 years experience in Urgent Care
Thanks for asking!: The simple answer is yes if it is a susceptible bacterial sinus infection.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
MRSA: Even if you have been treated you are probably still carrying this on your skin and mucous membranes. Depends on your definition of "contagious". This ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Probably helpful: Might use saline irrigation over drops, although some controversy.My patients have found it useful.Several things contribute to chronic sinus problems ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes, sometimes used: Oral antibiotics can be used, such as when there is an ear infection and conjunctivitis together. An oral antibiotic can treat both places with one me ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience in Infectious Disease
Many: Sulfa/trimethoprim is active against many bacteria including gram negative bacilli like e. Coli, gram positive cocci like staphylococcus aureus includ ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harris Cohen
20 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: If the infection is caused by bacteria, Doxycycline is an effective antibiotic -- however, most sinus infections are viral and will resolve on their o ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
26 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) can be used PO (by mouth) or topically in the ear canal for ear infections.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Rohde
34 years experience in General Practice
Further testing: Recurrent yeast infections to me mean you have a source for this, usually intestinal colonization with candida or other yeast. Testing via a specialty ... Read More
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