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A 42-year-old female asked:

How long should i take steroid eye drops for uveitis? after stop it in one day my eye start paining...

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Dr. Howard Feinberg
Rheumatology 37 years experience
Depends on cause: Uveitis has many causes including infection, trauma or injury to the eye, autoimmune diseases, other systemic diseases. The treatment depends on the cause. If the uveitis keeps coming back you will need to see a doctor to help find the reason. If you have an untreated medical condition causing uveitis this may require treatment before you can stop the eye drops.

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Last updated Jan 23, 2015

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