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A 44-year-old member asked:

I have had an eye infection (not pink eye) which i satrted out on 40mg of steroids. opth. suggesting may be auto immune. what are poss? migraines too.

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Dr. Christopher Hood
Ophthalmology 16 years experience
Possible scleritis: It sounds like you may have scleritis, a deep inflammation of the normally white part of the eye that makes it red. It is often associated with a systemic autoimmune disease, and is not infectious. You should continue to seek medical care from a qualified ophthalmologist.
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