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can i exercise while i have an eye infection

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Shatz
25 years experience Ophthalmology
What type of workout: Most eye infections are limited to the outside of the eye and in almost all cases, as long as you are being treated you can exercise. More importantl ... Read More
Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Please make sure keep you hand, towel and exercise equipments clean.

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Mitchell
22 years experience Bariatrics
Exercise & eye infxn: As long as your vision isn't impaired to the point that it would increase your risk of injury while having an eye infection it should be safe to do so ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
You have symptoms: Redness, sensitivity to light, watering, swelling and so forth, tell you that an infection is present.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on situation: If it is viral some will heal over time & some otc eye drops may be soothing as you heal. Some aggressive viral & all bacterial infections will requi ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Lichtenstein
37 years experience Ophthalmology
Need More Info!: Coojaa, To answer your question, I need more information! For starts, what are your symptoms?
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Contact lens wearers get eye infections more frequently than others.
A member asked:
Dr. Maziar Lalezary
13 years experience Ophthalmology
Associated symptoms?: There are various associated problems that can help determine the cause of your condition. For instance, do you have any of the following? - red eyes ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
20 years experience Ophthalmology
The white spot: Usually the most common infection associated with contact lens use is the bacterial corneal ulcer. This looks like a small white spot on the corneal ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
44 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Always a good idea to change to new make up after an infection, .
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
44 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Wait 5-10 minutes between drops though.
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