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I think i may have pink eye, will stye ointment work for…

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I think i may have pink eye

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Will stye ointment work for pink eye?

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I don't have health ins. my left eye is pretty red, itches sometimes, right eye is slightly red. what over the counter treatment can i use?
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Hello,

Thank you for the question.

A pink eye is either due to a viral conjunctivitis or due to allergic conjunctivitis. Considering the fact that there is some amount of itching also looks like the latter is more likely.

You can use Alaway/Zaditor eye drops,1 drop twice a day for 2 weeks.

Thank you and best wishes.

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