A 36-year-old female asked:
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my 3 year old son keeps getting recurring eye infections that look like a sty, it forms a big puss filled head.this is now the 4th one within 2 months, they clear up and then another one starts. do we need an antibiotic ointment to treat it?

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Dr. Aylwin david Nathaniel
Specializes in General Practice
Hordeolum: what you're describing is a blocked follicle. you can use an ointment. best to see your GP for the ointment. Alternatively, you can do a virtual video consultation through the Discovery DrConnect app or website where we can assess and send a script if necessary. Kind Regards Dr Aylwin David Nathaniel
Answered on Sep 22, 2020

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