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What happens when you apply antibiotics eye ointment on viral conjunctivitis?

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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology
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In brief: It soothes

The eye.
Antibiotics have no effect on viral conjunctivitis. However the ointment can soothe the irritated. Over-the-counter ointments work just as well for this.

In brief: It soothes

The eye.
Antibiotics have no effect on viral conjunctivitis. However the ointment can soothe the irritated. Over-the-counter ointments work just as well for this.
Dr. Tim Conrad
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