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Will treatment for strep throat also treat pink eye?

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Dr. Keshav Narain
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery

In brief: Not really

Many viral infections result in varying degrees of ocular irritation and often times even conjunctivitis or pink eye.
Usually, as the infection clears, the ocular symptoms subside. So, the tablets you take to help with the throat don't act directly on the pink eye.

In brief: Not really

Many viral infections result in varying degrees of ocular irritation and often times even conjunctivitis or pink eye.
Usually, as the infection clears, the ocular symptoms subside. So, the tablets you take to help with the throat don't act directly on the pink eye.
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