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how long does it take for bacterial contagious pinkeye to be gone, while using antibiotic eyedrops?

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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Conjunctivitis: Antibiotic eye drops for "pink eye" or conjunctivitis are usually prescribed for a total of 7 days. However, complete improvement can be seen as early as 2 to 3 days after the start of antibiotics.
Answered on Oct 15, 2016

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