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Chickenpox In The Eye
Chicken pox: Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus can be a complication of chickenpox. Depending on his symptoms- he may need treatment with an antiviral medication or a steroid. This article can help to determine when medical care is indicated: http://www.webmd.com/eye-health/herpes-viruses-eyes ...Read more
Caused by the varicella-zoster virus, chicken pox results in a blister rash that starts on the stomach, back, and face and spreads throughout the entire body. These small itchy blisters eventually scab over. Associated symptoms include itching, fatigue, malaise, and a fever. The most effective method to prevent spreading of the varicella virus is ...Read more
Hot compresses: Chicken pox can affect the eye lid but there is no statistically significant relationship between eyelid rash and ocular involvement. However pts with chicken pox can get conjunctivitis, uveitis, cornea infections from the virus; if pain develops or decreased vision, see an eyemd. Otherwise hot compresses/soaks will help. ...Read more
My eyes are paining a lot in Chickenpox,
like i am unable to move my eyeballs, I guess thats Eye Muscles paining.
Hi my 18 week old baby has got chicken pox and has one right in the corner of her mouth & two on her eye lid is this ok/normal or do I need to go to?
Crystalline lens: Your eye is a complicated organ system. Inside the front of the eye there is a fluid chamber between the cornea and the colored part of your eye, called the iris. In the center of the iris there is an opening called the pupil and behind that another chamber between the iris and the crystalline lens. The lens is a disc shaped living tissue composed of regularly arranged collagen with a capsule. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Uric acid effect: Patients with gout ( a form of arthritis) have elevated uric acid levels. There are reports in the literature where there is evidence that deposits of uric acid crystals in the eyes of patient with gout have caused damage to eye structures such as the sclerotic, the choroid and the bacillary layer of the retina and cases of episcleritis have occurred concomitantly with an acute episode of gout. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Eyeball feature: This is a yellowish patch of cells occasionally seen on the surface conjunctiva of the eyeball.More often on the nasal side, if present it is usually at the corneal/scleral junction. It is of little if any significance and is more often found in older people. ...Read more