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Conjunctivitis resulting from chest infection

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Conjunctivitis resulting from chest infection

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I have a few questions

1)do you have fever or discharge from the eyes?

2)did you take antibiotics for the chest infection?

3) is it in both eyes?
The vast majority of conjunctivitis is viral and will pass on its own

If you have purulent discharge (pus) or fever then it could be bacterial requiring antibiotics
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

No fever but discharge from both eyes


No antibiotics


Yes, in both eyes

This is likely viral

See your doctor to confirm

Warm compresses several times per day help

Also systane eye drops over the counter help
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