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Blepharitis: Usually it is not contagious. Keep your face cloth and towel separate and watch your hygeine. ...Read more
Is blepharitis contagious? The doctor says my husband has blepharitis. Do i need to worry about catching it?
Blepharitis : Blepharitis is not contagious. It is a condition caused by overgrowth of local bacteria. These are non-pathogenic but create scaling of the skin from overgrowth that is responsible for symptoms. Lid hygiene and antibacterial ointment is used to control the condition. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Eyelid inflammation : Blepharitis is a common inflammatory eyelid condition that is stubborn and recurrent. The two basic types are anterior blepharitis & posterior blepharitis. The anterior is often caused by staphylococcal infection or seborrhea, while the posterior form is mostly associated with poor oil gland function (rosacea, seborrhea). Treatments very but chronic management is key to controlling symptoms. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is eye blepharitis contiguous? Can you get it by using another towel from a person who has blepharitis. Thanks for your help in advance.
What is best way for my caregiver to avoid getting blepharitis or conjunctivitis while putting drops in my eyes?
Heat, age, hygiene: Blepharitis gets worse when its hotter, as people age and as people fail to keep their eyelids clean. Regular lid hygiene (instructed by your doctor) with occaisional topical antibiotics controls it. Bad cases and patients with rosacea (see your doctor for this diagnosis) are often given systemic antibiotics (pills you take by mouth) in addition to topical. Its never cured-its controlled! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Blepharitis: Blepharitis is a common inflammation of the eyelid margins. This can be from staphyloccocal bacteria or inflammation and dysfunction of the meibomian oil glands. Blepharitis also occurs in people who have oily skin, dandruff or rosacea. Symptoms include burning, eye and eyelid irritation, redness, and itching. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mild lid inflammatio: Blepharitis is a dandruff like condition of the lid margin and adjacent skin caused by growth of normal skin bacteria under an overlay of dried secretions. Blepharitis is itchy, reddening, and can lead to hair loss. The material is irritating and may fall into the eye leading to some redness but no deep seated harm. Ask you ophthalmologist for effective treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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