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What can I put in my eyes for an eye infection

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Saran
33 years experience Ophthalmology
No go to doctor: Most eye infection in children are viral. There is no treatment for this. With that said, newborns are more separable to bacterial infection. These a ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Unlikely: Eye infections require exposure to a possible organism and the susceptibility of your body. We rub our eyes a lot in many circumstances and yet infec ... Read More
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Dr. Alec michael Goosen
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It may be genetic: blue rings or dark circles can be genetic. does your other eye also have the rings? what do the rest of your family look like
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: This is often a bacterial or viral process. The viral ones would self heal over time. Wiping away the debris with a wet earbud or cloth helps. I would ... Read More
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Eye doctor: Go back to see your doctorfor a follow up. Nothing can replace a good clinical examination. If you need to see an eye doctor - your doctor can refer ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
21 years experience Pediatrics
Eczema: Its likely the skin manifestation of eczema. Skin under the eyes is too soft and shows clearly . Eye infections will have some eye symptoms like drain ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Witlin
46 years experience LASIK Surgery
Allergies likely: Extreme itchiness is most probably allergy related, especially if it is accompanied by a sticky discharge. Best way to know for sure is see an eye doc ... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olivia Liao
31 years experience Ophthalmology
Probably: Far better to postpone the surgery until the infection clears up.
A female asked:
Dr. John Jarstad
37 years experience Ophthalmology
Could be allergic: You could have an allergy to either the antibiotic polysporin or the preservative. I would suggest stopping the medicine, using a drop of artificial ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
See an opthamologist: See an eye doctor. A corneal abrasion usually causes reflex closing of the eye and it hurts so badly when the eye is open. Eye infections usually have ... Read More
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