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What to do if I have eye infection due to my contacts what kind of eye drops should I buy?

What to do if I have eye infection due to my contacts what kind of eye drops should I buy?

See ophthalmologist: Eye infections from contacts are usually ulcerations that can be very serious. You should not self-treat this but should immediately see an ophthalmologist. There are no over the counter eyedrops for this condition. Take out the lens and get help immediately. ...Read more

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Infection (Definition)

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


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I have an eye infection & its very contiguous . I have eye drops that I need to use every three hours for a week & I have school,should I stay home?

I have an eye infection & its very contiguous . I have eye drops that I need to use every three hours for a week & I have school,should I stay home?

Stay Home: Conjunctivitis is very contagious and until the discharge has cleared you need to stay home from school. Bathe the eye frequently and continue the antibiotic drops as prescribed. Follow up with your doctor. ...Read more

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I had an eye infection my eyes were very dry and made them red.I was given eye drops but now they are better they water a lot & hurt all the time.?

I had an eye infection my eyes were very dry and made them red.I was given eye drops but now they are better they water a lot & hurt all the time.?

Eye doctor: Go back to see your doctorfor a follow up. Nothing can replace a good clinical examination. If you need to see an eye doctor - your doctor can refer you to see one. ...Read more

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My mom has an eye infection, but the doctor prescribed eye drops are making her feel ill. Any herbal remedies?

My mom has an eye infection, but the doctor prescribed eye drops are making her feel ill. Any herbal remedies?

See eye doc: Without knowing the specifics of the eye condition, i cannot recommend any intervention; however, if your mother is feeling ill as a result of prescribed eye drops, she should see the prescribing doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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My mother eyes is getting red & headche on the aame side for last 3 month doctor says its eye infection tried eye drops & cold pack but no use?

My mother eyes is getting red   & headche on the aame side for last 3 month doctor says its eye infection tried eye drops & cold pack but no use?

Get reevaluated: Sometimes a diagnosis of a problem takes time to figure out. If the initial evaluation and treatment is not effectively helping your mother, then call to make an appointment to have her reexamined. She may have intraocular inflammation that requires different treatment. It would also explain the headache. Also, it's important to make certain that something more serious is the cause of th symptoms. ...Read more

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Can an eye infection clear up own its own without eyedrops?

Can an eye infection clear up own its own without eyedrops?

Eye infection: Usually a bacterial infection will require therapy. ...Read more