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HOW TO UNDERSTAND WETHER CONJUCTIVITIS IS VIRAL OR

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HOW TO UNDERSTAND WETHER CONJUCTIVITIS IS VIRAL OR BACTERIAL?

Hello. I'm Dr Chip
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Usually a viral conjunctivitis causes reddening of the eye, watering, and burning pain

With a bacterial conjunctivitis there's normally matting--pus-like debris on the eyelids

Cloramphenicol drops would be effective for a bacterial conjunctivitis but not for a viral one

Please let me know if you need any more information

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
as I said i've been using cloramphenicol drops for 4 days without results is there anything else i CAN TRY?
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
I'D RATHER TYPE
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
STILL THERE???

Still here

May I ask why the negative rating?

Acyclovir drops would be appropriate if it's viral

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