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I was told that erythromycin eye ointment helps protect all the newborns. From pink-eye?

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Dr. Jay Park
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In brief: No

Prophylactic use of Erythromycin eye ointment for the newborns is intended to protect their eyes from getting infected with gonorrhea or chlamydia.

In brief: No

Prophylactic use of Erythromycin eye ointment for the newborns is intended to protect their eyes from getting infected with gonorrhea or chlamydia.
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