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Conjunctivitis Vs Cold In The Eye
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What is the best Antiviral medicine to treat herpes conjunctivitis in the eye? and will my eye ever be white and clear again?
Herpetic conjunctivi: The most common medications used for herpetic conjunctivitis or keratitis are acyclovir and valacyclovir pills. There are also eye drops, like trifluridine that some MDs prescribe, but they are used for a very short time frame. I find the pills to be best. You may be prescribed antibiotic drops to prevent superinfection on top it, but it depends. Hope that helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I put topical bacitracin in my eye due to conjunctivitis, cant get to docs until tomorrow. The eye feels great, might this treat the infection?
Possibly: If the topical bacitracin that you put in the eye is meant for the eye, then yes it can possibly treat a mild bacterial conjunctivitis. If the medication is not meant for the eye, I would hold off putting any more in. There are components of non-ophthalmic medications that can irritate the eye and cause more harm than good. I would follow up with doctor tomorrow. ...Read more
My little one has had a red swollen eye for the last few days , only on the one side it is tearing quite frequently there is no puss is this possibly conjunctivitis or is it possible that there is a foreign body in the eye ? Thankyou x
Ophthalmologist prescribed desonide cream .05% to rub on eyelids, (allegeric conjunctivitis)...how do I do that without getting it in the eye?
Wrong question: Conjunctivitis refers to inflammation of the membranes inside the eyelids + around the eyeball. This steroid cream is applied to the skin for dermatitis. Calcineurin inhibitor such as tacrolimus ointment is preferred for eyelids. It is more effective and safer. But conjunctivitis requires medication applied INSIDE the eyelid or on the eyeball. There are different products made for this applicati ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does allergic conjunctivitis respond to the eye drops for bacterial conjunctivitis? And vice versa does bacterial respond to antihistamine drops?
Generally no. : If it is a bacterial infection, it should only respond to antibiotics much like allergic conjunctivitis should only respond to only allergy drop like antihistamine/and or mast cell stabilizer drop. However some infections can cause itchiness in which case an allergy drop is added in addition to an antibiotic drop. For further info/rx, feel free to consult me at healthtap.com/rebeccamammo CKKMCR ...Read more
One eye is very red. Just getting over a cold and severe sore throat. The eye is NOT painful and there is not any discharge. Could it be pink eye?
Is it helpful to put, cold compress under eye with conjunctivitis? What are some remedies i can do to relieve the pressure around my eye?
After or during a cold, without Conjunctivitis. My eyes are immune to the same serotype of the virus too or only the respiratory system?
If I'm having a cold, if my eye enter in contact with my saliva, I can develop a conjunctivitis? or the virus enter in contact anyway via tear-duct?
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Totally different: Pink eye is the popular term for conjunctivitis which in adults is usually caused by a virus infecting the liniing of the eye similar to a cold infecting the lining of the throat. Most are self limited and need little care. Uveitis is a sterile inflammation of the inside of the eye causing pain, light sensitivity and a risk of internal eye damage. Treatment is with steroids; see an ophthalmolog ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
How can I tell the difference between my daughter having pink eye, begin poked in the eye, or something irritating her eye......She's 11 months?
Currently on eye drops for pink eye. It went away but now I have redness just on the outside and inner corner. Still taking the eye drops?
I just need some advise. I believe I got Pink eye, my eye started iching last knight. I got up in the middle of the knight barley able to open the eye?
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