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What antibiotics would I use for a stye in the eye?
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Dr. Tal Raviv
Ophthalmology
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In brief: It depends
Generally an antibiotic/steroid combination drop (or ointment) is prescribed for a stye such as tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) or maxitrol.
Warm compresses also help.

In brief: It depends
Generally an antibiotic/steroid combination drop (or ointment) is prescribed for a stye such as tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) or maxitrol.
Warm compresses also help.
Dr. Tal Raviv
Dr. Tal Raviv
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Thank you for the additional information, Dr. Raviv.
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine
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In brief: Stye-antibiotics?
Usually none are required.
Frequesnt warm compresses will bring stye to head & it will open & drain by itself. If it doesn't, see fp for topical antibiotic prescription.

In brief: Stye-antibiotics?
Usually none are required.
Frequesnt warm compresses will bring stye to head & it will open & drain by itself. If it doesn't, see fp for topical antibiotic prescription.
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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