A 39-year-old female asked about a 40-year-old female:
what is the treatment for recurring dacryocystitis? i had a i&d 2 weeks ago & been on erythromycin ointment & doxycycline. infection is back & painful
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
Obstruction: Obstruction of nasolacrimal sac. You need to be managed by an ophthalmologist for this problem
2522 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Pain Management 36 years experience
Topical steroid: Chronic dacryocystitis may resolve with lacrimal sac massages, warm compresses, and topical and/or oral antibiotics and steroids eye drops. See your PCP for definitive diagnosis and treatment.
2522 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Jul 18, 2015
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