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Suggest Treatment For Conjunctivitis

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Posted on Mon, 20 Nov 2017
Question: I have conjunctivitis in one eye. I have a recent prescription for bacitracin eye ointment. Will that help?
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Answered by Dr. V. N. S. Parinam (2 hours later)
Brief Answer:
No it won't work

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Bacitracin won't work unfortunately. It has neosporin would not help in conjunctivitis causing bacteria n virus.
You have to take at least ciprofloxacin class of medicine five times a day for five days.
these are prescription based medicines so need one to buy.
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Dr. V. N. S. Parinam

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Suggest Treatment For Conjunctivitis

Brief Answer: No it won't work Detailed Answer: Hi, Bacitracin won't work unfortunately. It has neosporin would not help in conjunctivitis causing bacteria n virus. You have to take at least ciprofloxacin class of medicine five times a day for five days. these are prescription based medicines so need one to buy.