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How long does it generally take for conjunctivitis to heal once you have started eye drops?

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Dr. Val Zudans
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In brief: Conjunctivitis

Viral conjunctivitis can often take up to two weeks to heal and is unresponsive to antibiotics.
The body's immune system builds up resistance to the virus and fights it off. Bacterial conjunctivitis often responds within a week to antibiotics.

In brief: Conjunctivitis

Viral conjunctivitis can often take up to two weeks to heal and is unresponsive to antibiotics.
The body's immune system builds up resistance to the virus and fights it off. Bacterial conjunctivitis often responds within a week to antibiotics.
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