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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pankaj Desai
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Corneal ulcer: Best if you could discuss this with you ophthalmologist.
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Dr. Richard Hector
9 years experience Ophthalmology
Topical: Most corneal ulcers are treated with fortified antibiotic eye drops, frequently.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Wu
22 years experience Ophthalmology
Ulcer: You will need at least one potent antibiotic eyedrop to treat this. Stop wearing your contacts until this heals. See your eye doctor daily until bet ... Read More
Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Very serious!: Corneal ulcers are very serious and can cause devastating loss of vision! it must be treated aggressively and seriously. Fortunately most do well, b ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Pain, redness,: Corneal ulcer is a growth of bacteria on the surface of the cornea, most commonly due to problems with contact lenses. The eye gets red, painful, lig ... Read More
Dr. William Dieck
38 years experience Ophthalmology
Many: Redness, pain , photophobia, tearing, blurred vision, foreign body sensation. If you thinl you have a corneal ulcer, an exam is warranted asap to pre ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Few days-wk: If it is a traumatic ulcer from direct trauma 2 the cornea and not infective, i would add tobramycin/stearoid oint and patch over nite. Then tobra/ ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Several days: If the ulcer is being properly treated with antibiotics, then your ulcer should rapidly heal. Keep the contact lens out during this time. I assume y ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Not good: A corneal ulcer is a patch of bacterial growth on the surface of the eye, most commonly underneath a contact lens which makes a terrific incubation ch ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Selem
16 years experience Ophthalmology
Corneal infection.: A cornea ulcer refers to an infection on the cornea that can be due to bacteria, virus, or fungus.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Usually rapidly: Corneal ulcer, an infected spot on the cornea, is treated with antibiotics which penetrate directly into the infected spot. Response is rapid and mos ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Carlin
50 years experience Ophthalmology
Could be: It could be an ulcer, foreign body, abrasion.Etc. I would suggest leving the contact out and seeing your eye doctor.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Cause of ulcer?: Yes, but, if corneal ulcer was caused by wearing contact lenses, then extreme caution and supervision by your eye md is essential so as to avoid futur ... Read More

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