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Dr. Jon Fishburn
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Patience: Episcleritis is usually a self limiting inflammatory condition that generally resolves over two weeks without treatment. Oral agents like Advil (ibupr ... Read More

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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shamil Patel
20 years experience Ophthalmology
Further evaluation: I would follow up with your eyecare provider. If it doesnt resolve on its own, there are oral medications and/or presceiption drops they may suggest.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Difficult: to determine without evaluating the mammographic features, but if they are indeed probably benign(BIRADS category 3) that implies a greater than 98% ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
30 years experience Addiction Medicine
See your eye doctor: To make sure this is the correct diagnosis, this doctor can give you the appropriate treatment.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
19 years experience Retinal Surgery
See and eye doctor: You need to make sure it is only episcleritis and not another more serious problem like scleritis or uveitis. Oral nsaids are helpful for episcleritis ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matheson Harris
16 years experience Ophthalmology
2 different problems: Iritis is an inflammation of the iris inside the eye. It will cause light sensitivity and eye pain. Episcleritis is inflammation of the episclera, t ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
It varies.: In very severe cases of necrotizing scleritis, eye surgery must be done to repair damaged corneal tissue and preserve the patient's vision. For less s ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
9 years experience Dermatology
Not usually: Scleroderma is more commonly associated with retinal changes, likely from uncontrolled hypertension. Episcleritis is not commonly seen.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ari Weitzner
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Inflammation...: ..Of the episclera (lining of the white of the eye). Most often bening. Rarely can be manifestation of automiummune diseases.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Not always known.: Episcleritis is inflammation of the tissue that covers the sclera (white part of the eye). The cause is not always known but it can occur with conditi ... Read More

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