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Strep Throat And Pink Eye
I'm allergic to penicillin i have strep throat and pink eye I hate taking antibiotics how long will I suffer?
Depends: Since you seem to be self diagnosed, several possibilities, Most sore throats, including strep, will feel better in a few days without treatment. If strep, untreated disease will stimulate your immune system, and you have about 1/200 chance of developing heart,brain or kidney problems that could disable you for a lifetime. It happens in the third world. Make your own choice and accept the risk ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Not really: Many viral infections result in varying degrees of ocular irritation and often times even conjunctivitis or pink eye. Usually, as the infection clears, the ocular symptoms subside. So, the tablets you take to help with the throat don't act directly on the pink eye. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
What to do if i was prescribed azithromycin tablets for strep throat. Will they also help pink eye?
2 yr old has pink eye & culture taken for strep throat. She's ok during day but gets small fever at night. Fam doc back mon, or should we go to hosp?
I started getting conjunctivitis in my right eye at and now it's on the left and I have a strep throat and a stuffed up nose. Do you know what is wrong?
3 yr old has pinkeye and ear inf with pus no fever nopain should he take antibiotic in addition to eye drps can it also be strep throat brother has it?
Maybe, but: Get an eye exam just to make sure it isn't something more serious. It is not uncommon for the same viruses that can cause sore throat or pharyngitis to also cause a conjunctivitis. Conjunctivitis is usually in both eyes, but may begin in one eye causing blurring. Again, be sure to rule out other causes by getting a complete eye exam at some point. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
6 yr old started amox yesterday for strep throat took it many times before today has non itchy red eye bags, acts fine is it a reaction?
Son (3yrs) had fever 101-103F for 64hrs with complaint for waterery eyes, constant eye rubbing. Doc eliminated strep throat, found one ear infected, but didn't know what's the cause for fever Pls help?
Viruses: There are a variety of viruses that can cause the symptoms you describe along with a prolonged fever. An ear infection with cold symptoms and clear runny eyes suggests one . If he is eating and is not acting very sick he should be fine. The thinking these days is to not treat ear infections with antibiotics as most ear infection are viral but with prolonged fever most docs do. It's hard to b a Mom ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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