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What should be one to treat pink eye in a toddler? Is a doctor visit necessary or will it go away usually on its own in a few days ?

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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine

In brief: Yes

See a doctor for this is an infection of the eye and needs treatment.

In brief: Yes

See a doctor for this is an infection of the eye and needs treatment.
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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
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Dr. Steven Hill
Family Medicine

In brief: Usually viral

Usually viral. Washing with a damp cloth wiping out and drainage usually all that is needed but if increasing redness, pain or discharge should see your doctor.

In brief: Usually viral

Usually viral. Washing with a damp cloth wiping out and drainage usually all that is needed but if increasing redness, pain or discharge should see your doctor.
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Dr. Steven Hill
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