A member asked:

What is the treatment for recurring dacryocystitis? i had a i&d 2 weeks ago & been on erythromycin ointment & doxycycline. infection is back & painful

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Dr. Louis Gallia answered

Specializes in Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

Obstruction of nasolacrimal sac. You need to be managed by an ophthalmologist for this problem

Answered Jul 18, 2015

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Dr. Paul Grin answered

Specializes in Pain Management

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.

Answered Jul 18, 2015

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