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Childhood-diseases

Question
Posted by: Mitch | 2007/08/15

Q.

Pink Eyes

I would just like to know what I can use for my one year old who has pink eyes/conjunctivitis. There are two kids in her class at creche who also have it and can you please also tell me for how long I need to keep her at home.
Thanks,

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This problem is usually caused by a virus in children, but you can ask the pharmacist to give you Chloramphenicol eye ointmnet which you must put in her eyes twice a day.

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