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bacterial eye infections medication
A 28-year-old male asked:
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Varies: Bacterial eye infections can be caused by a variety of bacterial infections. Typically these bacteria are gram + and are normal flora of the eye.
34 years experience Ophthalmology
See below: The most eye infection caused by bacteria is a stye. Others are corneal ulcers, bacterial conjunctivitis and pre-septal cellulitis.
A 37-year-old member asked:
53 years experience Ophthalmology
Many potential cause: There are many potential causes of bacterial eye infection. Among the most common are: direct contact with dirty hands; working in garden and splatte ... Read More
29 years experience Retinal Surgery
Several things could: Depending on where the bacterial infection is, it can be caused by any type of eye surgery. Every eye surgery increases the risk of infection by brea ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
46 years experience Pediatrics
None will work: If it is truely infected with bacteria otc meds will not work. If it is viral it will clear up without meds although some eye drops may have a comfort ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
19 years experience Retinal Surgery
Corneal infiltrate: The white spot is more likely on the cornea (surface of eye), not the iris below the cornea. This can be serious. You need to see and eye doctor asap ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
35 years experience Ophthalmology
Corneal ulcer: A corneal ulcer is a not uncommon complication of contact lens use. It is usually due to a bacterial infection and can appear as a white spot that is ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: Most eye infections are on the surface causing redness, swelling, irritation, discharge and some degree of visual blur.
If the infection is internal ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
24 years experience Pediatrics
Proper care: Take care of the lenses as instructed by your eye doctor. Don't wear them longer than what the lens is designed for. Store them properly . Don't share ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
31 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Yes they can, especially if the cornea is involved.
A 21-year-old member asked:
20 years experience Family Medicine
Causes of pink eye: Bacterial infections, viral infections, allergies, and irritation or injury can all cause "pink eye" or conjunctivitis. Bacterial conjunctivitis cause ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
50 years experience Ophthalmology
Antibiotics: Antibiotics should clear up an eye infection. Because of the risk of scratching the cornea and introducing organisms that would infect the cornea, th ... Read More
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