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Can A Regular Eye Doctor Help Me With A Common Eye Infection
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
Your friendly GP/FP: Pink eye (viral or allergic) and bacterial conjuctivitis are usually straight forward uncomplicated problems that any general physician or family physician should be able to help. Remove any contact lenses when the eyes get such problems by the way. Warm saline compresses may help. The purpose of seeing a physician is to see if topical antibiotics are needed and to check for any foreign bodies. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Neither: If you have a bad eye infection, you need to see an ophthalmologist not an optometrist or primary care physician (unless you need referral). Some serious eye infections need culture prior to antibiotic therapy and an ophthalmologist is most skilled at obtaining the specimen. Also it may not even be an infection...! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have throat infection and also eye infection after few weeks , doctors say it is allergy, what should I need to completely owercome this problem.
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