Should I Use Antibiotics for My Pink eye?

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Pink eye, also known as conjunctivitis, is a kind of inflammation or infection on the transparent membrane (conjunctiva) that covers the white part of your eyeball and lines your eyelid. Since the small blood vessels in the conjunctiva are inflamed, they're more visible. Then your eyes appear to be pink or reddish. Using antibiotics is a way to relieve the symptoms of pink eyes, but it can not be overused. In such situations you may use antibiotics:
  • Your pink eyes do not get better in a week without treatments.
  • You have used some medications and they don’t work in a week.
  • Your pink eyes are severe and painful.
  • You have other diseases which make your immune system very weak.
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