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My mom is suffering from episcleritis since 3months .And doctor said it will take some time cure but i see there is no sign of improvement.
Continue to treat it: Episcleritis is mostly a non-infected inflammation of the eye surface underneath the conjunctiva usually in one side or the other. It can be uncomfortable but is generally more irritating than painful. It rarely affects the sight. Topical drops can usually treat it well and rapidly. You have probably already seen an ophthalmologist about this since you know the term. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varies: Episleritis gets better with treatment in a week or so. Scleritis is more serious and difficult to treat, taking at least 2 weeks or longer to improve. ...Read more
Eye surface inflamme: Episcleritis is an inflammation of the interspace between the conjunctiva and the underlying white of the eye. It has no known cause. The eye gets quite red usually on one side and is uncomfortable although not usually very painful. There are some other causes which might look similar so your ophthalmologist should get a look and determine treatment as it is treatable. ...Read more
My right eye has been very red since early january. My eye doc diagnosed it as an episcleritis . It has still continued, should I see someone else?
Episcleritis: Episcleritis is more common in women and is self-limited in most patients, but a small percentage of cases are associated with underlying rheumatic or infectious disorders. If you do indeed have a recurrent or unresolving episcleritis, your ophthalmologist may want to do an h+p and send some bloodwork to evaluate for a possible underlying systemic disorder, if it hasn't already been done. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had nasal nodular episcleritis for the last 2 wks, taking Optive eye drops last 5 days, no improvement. What else can I do for fast recovery?
Patience: Episcleritis is usually a self limiting inflammatory condition that generally resolves over two weeks without treatment. Oral agents like Advil (600 mg three times/day for 1-2 weeks) may speed up recovery in recalcitrant cases. Treating dry eyes and eyelid inflammation (blepharitis treatment) will usually help. Controversially, topical steroid drops may expedite recovery but risks & rebound. ...Read more
I have reoccurring episcleritis and have to avoid going outside. It's more often in the winter. Any advice/suggestions?
Eye drops: Episcleritis is an inflammation of the covering over the white part of your eye (the episclera). Irritation such as dry eye and allergies can stimulate it, so try using artificial tears and/or anti allergy drops. In severe cases, nonsteroidal drops (like voltaren or bromday) can help, or you may need a short burst of steroids (predforte). In that case, see your eye doc. ...Read more
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