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A 19-year-old female asked:

I got conjunctivitis(not severe,just beginning), how long would it be until the redness goes away on trimethoprim polymyxin b ophthalmic eye drops. ?

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Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
CONJUNCTIVITIS : Conjunctivitis is very contagious with your symptoms it sounds more bacterial than allergic . Redness tends to resolve in 1-3dys. You can add in ZYRTEC (cetirizine) &PATANOL DROPS to cover any allergic component.
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