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how do i know if i have giant papillary conjunctivitis?

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Dr. Surendra Varma
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Remove contact lens: If you remove contact lens for few days and the conjunctivitis is resolving it is due to giant papillary conjunctivitis.

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How can I prevent conjunctivitis?

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Home remedy: Just apply neosporin oint on top of eye lids - otc when you go to bed to prevent this.
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Does penicillin work to get rid of conjunctivitis?

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How do I know that my giant papillary conjunctivitis is gone?

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Tolerance: Tolerance to contact lenses. Make sure you get the okay from your doc. She can tell if you are ready to retry contact lenses...Assuming this was what caused the gpc in the first place.
A 38-year-old member asked:

Hi Doctors. How do I know if I have giant papillary conjunctivitis?

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You cannot: Only your doctor can tell, after proper history, examination and/or testing,
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I need help! How do I know if I have giant papillary conjunctivitis?

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Slit lamp exam: See an ophthalmologist for complete eye exam. External, slit lamp and retinal exam should be done to rule out other conditions

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