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Does cephalexin help with an eye infection?

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Dr. William Becker
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Not usually

It can be very helpful if the skin is involved around your eye (cellulitis), but the oral medication is not much use in most cases of pink eye or eye infections.

In brief: Not usually

It can be very helpful if the skin is involved around your eye (cellulitis), but the oral medication is not much use in most cases of pink eye or eye infections.
Dr. William Becker
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Dr. Theodore Wu
Ophthalmology

In brief: Depends

If the cause of infection is a bacteria sensitive to cephalexin, then yes.
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In brief: Depends

If the cause of infection is a bacteria sensitive to cephalexin, then yes.
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Dr. Theodore Wu
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