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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
See your Doctor: You need evaluation to see if it is viral or bacterial infection or allergic conjunctivitis.The treatment depends on the cause bacterial conjunctivit ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Cause: Depending on the cause, eye infections are treated with medication(s) specific to the cause. Bacterial infections are treated with antibiotics, viral ... Read More
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Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Vision is precious: If you truly have eye infection, please contact doc for eval and treatment asap. Some infections such as gonococcal conjunctivitis or herpes heratitis ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Ham
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: Depends on the organism causing the infection. You may need anti-viral if herpetic, mild steroid if viral, antibiotic (plus or minus steroid) if bact ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
26 years experience Ophthalmology
See eye doctor Immediately!: If eye infections have not cleared up in four days, it means you need emergency eye care and treatment, as eye infections can go bad very quickly with ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Have her seen: Some of these are just debris in the tear duct that can be wiped away. Artificial tears, eye drops can act as an eye wash. However, if the lids are re ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Perlmutter
59 years experience Ophthalmology
Wait it out: Most conjuctivitus will run there coarse without treatment. If it persists more than a week i would see an ophthalmologist.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
18 years experience LASIK Surgery
Go to an eye doctor: Go to an eye doctor.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Mindlin
50 years experience Ophthalmology
DON"T: You need to see an ophthalmologist. Some eye infections can cause irreversible blindness if left untreated or even be an indication of more serious pr ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
56 years experience Pediatrics
Conjunctivitis: If you are talking about "pink eye", there is chance that the infection may get better without antibiotic eye drops. Since any eye infection is conta ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Hill
23 years experience Family Medicine
Many viral: Many cases of a mildly irritated, red eye are caused by viruses and warm compresses, artificial tears and time will heal. If you wear contacts or pain ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierre Guibor
55 years experience Ophthalmology
Dry Eyes?: Clhronic eye infections may require antibiotics topically and or systemic. You may want to rule out dry eye syndrome with Schirmer Testing and eye exa ... Read More
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