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Can you use antibiotic eye ointment on your skin?

Can you use antibiotic eye ointment on your skin?

Yes: If you get a skin lesion you are convinced is due to bacterial infection, and have available an appropriate antibiotic eye ointment, it can be effective on the skin. ...Read more

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Hello! I was given chloramphenicol eye ointment for my eyes but on the package it says for external use only?

Hello! I was given chloramphenicol eye ointment for my eyes but on the package it says for external use only?

Not to be ingested: External use means outside to body and not to be ingested. Read the directions by the pharmacist it will say to be used in the eyes. ...Read more

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Can I use synthomycine 5% (chloramphenicol 5%) eye ointment for a stye? How do I use it?

Can I use synthomycine 5% (chloramphenicol 5%) eye ointment for a stye? How do I use it?

Not helpful: Topical antibiotics will not penetrate a stye. The best treatment for a stye is very warm compresses applied for 5 minutes every 2-3 hours while awake. This almost always gets rid of them. ...Read more

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Was prescribed antibiotic eye ointment that I have to use 4 times a day. Can I still wear eye make up while using this?

Was prescribed antibiotic eye ointment that I have to use 4 times a day. Can I still wear eye make up while using this?

No: In addition, you should discard any eye makeup you have used since the infection started. It is likely contaminated. ...Read more

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I have some eye ointment that is three months old. Is it okay if I use it?

I have some eye ointment that is three months old. Is it okay if I use it?

Probably: Most eye ointments have an expiration date about two years from time of purchase. Yours is almost certainly in that time frame if you got it three months ago. The date of expiration is found on the crimp at the bottom of the tube. ...Read more

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May I use erythromycin eye ointment on my pink eye?

May I use erythromycin eye ointment on my pink eye?

Depends: Erythromycin is an effective anti-biotic which means it acts against bacteria. If your pink eye is viral, or due to some other cause, the Erythromycin might provide some degree of comfort but will not actually treat the condition. Your ophthalmologist can advise you about the cause of your eye redness. ...Read more

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I have pink eye is ok for me to use erythromycin ophthalmic ointment and how much?

I have pink eye is ok for me to use erythromycin ophthalmic ointment and how much?

Probably: Most pink eye is due to a virus. If you are certain it is pink eye (conjunctivitis), and the vision is about normal, and there is no pus, and no pain, then you can use Erythromycin ointment which can provide some comfort while your immune system combats the virus. Generally it is applied as a line of ointment twice per day. If the condition persists see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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My 8 year old has eczema, she wakes up with a swollen eyes at times and constantly has sores in her noses, the doctor prescribed advantan ointment, is there something I can use for the sores in the nose and swollen eyes?

My 8 year old has eczema, she wakes up with a swollen eyes at times and constantly has sores in her noses, the doctor prescribed advantan ointment, is there something I can use for the sores in the nose and swollen eyes?

Mgt: A photo uploaded to a virtual consult may be helpful. She can take an antihistamine, but infection should be ruled out. Is there a history of allergic disease? Avoid allergens and smoke. If the sores persist, MRSA culture suggested. ...Read more

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Can a two week old baby use the erythromycin eye ointment for eye discharge?

Can a two week old baby use the erythromycin eye ointment for eye discharge?

Yes.: But most children with eye discharge at this age would benefit more from massage:

http://emedicine. Medscape. Com/article/1210252-overview. ...Read more

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I cannot put my antibiotic eye ointment on, what to do?

I cannot put my antibiotic eye ointment on, what to do?

Technique: Looking in a mirror, pull your lower lid outward forming a cup. Place the ointment in that cup. Then pull your lower lid over the front of your eye and close your eyes to spread the ointment. You can also have someone assist you. It gets easier with practice. Good luck! ...Read more

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What to do if I accidentally used terramycin ophthalmic ointment in my eye?

What to do if I accidentally used terramycin ophthalmic ointment in my eye?

Nothing: Nothing unless you are allergic to it. You can use artificial tears to rinse and lubricate. If the eye becomes swollen or any other systemic side affects appear then see er or doctor immediately. Most likely will cause no harm or do nothing except possibly cause blurred vision until it washes away. ...Read more

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Explain to me lennon sulphacetamide eye ointment hw it treat the eye?

As an Antibiotic: As far as I know lennon sulfacetamide is a branof of sodium sulfacetamide in south africa. This is a bacteriostatic antibiotic. We rarely used it alone. We usually use the blephamide combination which has the sulfacetamide 10% plus 0.125% prednisolone. The combination is very good in controlling meibomian gland inflammation, the sulfacetamide keeps the bacteria controlled. ...Read more

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Can tetracycline skin ointment be used as an eye ointment?

Can tetracycline skin ointment be used as an eye ointment?

No: Eye ointments usually are very narrow range of acidity or less likely to hurt really bad when placed in eye. Skin ointments are more crude and not made to put in eyes. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of the blurryness of a eye ointment? I put on refresh pm last night and I wakeup and my eyes are still a bit blurry.

How can I get rid of the blurryness of a eye ointment? I put on refresh pm last night and I wakeup and my eyes are still a bit blurry.

Use less or avoid: Any ointment causes blurriness. You may be suing too much: just a bit will do. If blurriness persists stop using the ointment and stick to long lasting eye drops such as Restasis regularly. ...Read more

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How long does eye ointment stay in your system?

How long does eye ointment stay in your system?

Ointment: Minimal if any ointment is absorbed systemically so it does not really enter the systemic circulation. Whatever minute amount that it absorbed would be eliminated quickly. ...Read more

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Terramycin ophthalmic ointment can cure eye stye?

Terramycin ophthalmic ointment can cure eye stye?

Warm Compresses: A stye, or chalazion, is an obstructed or infected oil gland of the eyelid. Use of warm compresses (a wash rag soaked in warm water) held over the closed eye for 10 minutes a few times a day will usually help the stye to resolve. Sometimes antibiotic eye ointment and less commonly oral antibiotics can help as well. If the stye has been there chronically (months), surgical drainage may be needed. ...Read more

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Is blurred vision after some time using eye ointment normal?

Is blurred vision after some time using eye ointment normal?

Yes: Ointments are viscous and therefore result in an uneven layer of fluid in front of the eye. This can blur vision for 5-30 minutes depending on the thickness of the ointment. ...Read more