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I agree with your family doc on one point: You most likely have viral conjunctivitis.
You do not,however, need antibiotic drops. As you have already learned, all they tend to do is irritate your eyes more.
Also, those naphcon A drops only make you eye worse. Stop using them .
Here is how you treat this issue:
It sounds like you have viral conjuctivitis. As this is a virus no antibiotics are necessary as they only treat bacteria, not viruses. You should use cold compresses and natural tears as often as you want to soothe your eyes. This infection usually runs its course in two weeks or so.
It is also very contagious so make sure to wash your hands well, don't share towels etc. It is likely that other members of your household will catch this.....But not to worry, in the vast majority of cases the infection resolves without any residual effects.
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