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Does penicillin work to get rid of conjunctivitis?
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Dr. Stephen Hamilton
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Rarely
Only a very specific (and serious) form of conjunctivitis is treated with penicillin (gonococcal).
Most pink eye is viral and does not require or respond to antibiotics.

In brief: Rarely
Only a very specific (and serious) form of conjunctivitis is treated with penicillin (gonococcal).
Most pink eye is viral and does not require or respond to antibiotics.
Dr. Stephen Hamilton
Dr. Stephen Hamilton
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: Generally...
...Not the first choice, though it will probably work in some cases.

In brief: Generally...
...Not the first choice, though it will probably work in some cases.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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