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Why Is This Eye Infection Not Responding To Antibiotics
May be viral or...: Viral eye infections are like the common cold...They don't respond to antibiotics and just need to run their course. Or, maybe it is not an infection, but rather an inflammatory problem. If not responding to drops within 7-10 days, see an eye doctor for further examination to figure out what the real problem is. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
I'm taking drops for my eye infection. It's an antibiotic. My eye is kind of red - is that one of the side effects?
The other way around: The eye gets red from infection and the drops are used to fight the ingection - the success will be noted by lessening of the redness. If the redness persists or is worsening, then either the drops are not effective and you need a new one, or you may have an unlikely allergy. Check with your ophthalmologist. ...Read more
My one month old daughter has an eye infection, i have been applying eye ointment antibiotic for a month now and her eye hasn't healed?
Here are some...: Hi! Stephen699, The one-month-old infant with "eye infection" despite being treated with topical antibiotic ointment as reported should be urgently followed and re-evaluated for possible misdiagnosis or ineffectiveness of treatment. To get her related health issues cared correctly can be done by following instructions described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more
My 6month baby had eye infection so doctor did blood test nd told CRP as 6.4 is that normal doctor suggested antibiotic injection for that!
Ocular infection: Do not know what the doctor actually diagnosed or was treating, but there are few "eye infections" in a 6 mos old that would need a single antibiotic injection. Hopefully this doctor is pediatrician. If not, go and have your baby seen be a pediatrician. The CRP is a very non-specific indicator of inflammation and is not generally an indicator, by itself, of a need for antibiotics. ...Read more
Can a antibiotic clear up a eye infection as a last resort to everything else the dr tried? Like 500 mg of erythromycin ?
Eye infection in a 7 years old? Are the antibiotic (non steroid) drops better or the tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone)?
My baby got eye infection so they did blood test and came to know that crp(6.4) septicemia and given ceftriaxone injection and antibiotic eye drop....
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