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I just got over epidemic keratoconjunctivitis and my spouse now has it. Can i catch it again so soon?

I just got over epidemic keratoconjunctivitis and my spouse now has it. Can i catch it again so soon?

Absolutely!: Yes, you are always susceptible to it, even during an infection and after it too. Good luck! hope he feels better. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Ziegler
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Could you tell me what's keratoconjunctivitis?

Could you tell me what's keratoconjunctivitis?

Inflammation: This describes inflammation of the cornea and the conjunctiva at the same time. It can be caused by an infection, allergies, trauma, uv light exposure and dryness. ...Read more

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Why is adenoviral keratoconjunctivitis resistant to many antivirals?

Why is adenoviral keratoconjunctivitis resistant to many antivirals?

It's Adenovirus : Adenovirus is resistant to anti-virals no matter where it has settled. Consider the common cold....No really effective interventions there. ...Read more

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Compare giant papillary conjunctivitis or vernal keratoconjunctivitis?

Compare giant papillary conjunctivitis or vernal keratoconjunctivitis?

Conjunctivitis: The two names are sometimes used inter changeably. ...Read more

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Giant papillary conjunctivitis or vernal keratoconjunctivitis, what's the difference?

Giant papillary conjunctivitis or vernal keratoconjunctivitis, what's the difference?

GPC vs vernal: GPC usually due to contact lens overuse. Vernal (VKC): or Spring catarrh is a seasonal allergic disorder; both mediated by IgE and can look similar under microscope. See eyedoc2020@blogspot.com for more info. ...Read more

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Is pilocarpine 2% eye drops safe to take for severe keratoconjuctivitis?

Is pilocarpine 2% eye drops safe to take for severe keratoconjuctivitis?

Yes but why: Pilocarpine is not commonly used these days although it is a terrific drop to treat glaucoma. It has no effectiveness for keratoconjunctivitis so why is this being proposed for this condition? ...Read more

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Which are some current epidemics?

Which are some current epidemics?

Epidemic: There is currently an Ebola Zaire Epidemic in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, West Africa. ...Read more

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What were the greatest epidemics on earth?

What were the greatest epidemics on earth?

Pandemic: The world's worst Pandemics were: The Antonine Plague 165 to 180, The Plague of Justinian 541, The Black Death (Plague) 1347 to 1351, 1830 - 1851 Cholera Pandemic, 1918 Spanish Flu Pandemic, 1957 Asian Flu Pandemic, HIV/AIDS, ...Read more

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Is diabetes considered an epidemic worldwide?

Is diabetes considered an epidemic worldwide?

Yes!: Specifically, type 2 diabetes. Anywhere in the world where a "western diet" (high in carbohydrates and fat) has been introduced, rates of type 2 diabetes and obesity are increasing significantly. This even occurs in some populations where type 2 diabetes was never heard of before this type of diet came to town! ...Read more

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