A 31-year-old female asked:
Have pinkeye for week now. bit red, itchy, greeny goop, eye lid swelling. using antibiotic drops. my cheek is now red same side as pink eye. related?
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
Yes: If you have conjunctivitis that is sensitive to the antibiotic you are taking, the inflammation should be gone by 1 week. If it is not, stop the antibiotic and see your doctor. If the inflammation got better and is now getting worse, you are reacting to the medication. Take a close up photo of your eye and stop the medication. See your ophthalmologist ASAP.
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Last updated Aug 4, 2017
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