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Doctor insights on: How To Cure Epidemic Keratoconjunctivitis

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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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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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How sure are you that ebola isnt airborne?Do you think we will find a cure for ebola before it becomes an epidemic in the United States?

How sure are you that ebola isnt airborne?Do you think we will find a cure for ebola before it becomes an epidemic in the United States?

Not Airborne: Ebola is not an airborne virus btwn humans per the World Health Organization: “ What we know about transmission of the Ebola virus among humans”. However, WHO indicated it might be transmitted “when virus-laden heavy droplets are directly propelled, by coughing or sneezing (which does not mean airborne transmission) onto the mucus membranes or skin with cuts or abrasions of another person.” See: ...Read more

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What's recommended as a cure for pain from shingles outbreak?

What's recommended as a cure for pain from shingles outbreak?

Shingles: See your doctor. There are several excellent medications for shingles pain. I usually use Gralise and lidoderm. ...Read more

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Can sand flea bites trigger eczema? If yes, can this type of eczema be cured and not outbreak again?

Can sand flea bites trigger eczema? If yes, can this type of eczema be cured and not outbreak again?

Sand Fleas: Sand fleas are known to cause infections such as tungiasis, diseases such as carrions disease, pappataci fever virus and leishmaniasis. Though they are not always seen in the unite states of america, these sand fleas are not a rare find in the caribbean. It is those people who have visited the caribbean and returning home, who are carriers of these pests. ...Read more

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At home cure for a staph and strep outbreak on skin?

At home cure for a staph and strep outbreak on skin?

Dilute bleach baths: While oral or topical antibiotics would be preferred, you may want to try dilute bleach baths. www.seattlechildrens.org/pdf/pe1131.pdf. ...Read more

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Are there any effective at home cure for a staph and strep outbreak on skin?

Are there any effective at home cure for a staph and strep outbreak on skin?

No: Potentially dangerous. See doctor get antibiotics. There's a reason life expectancy went up when penicillin was discovered. ...Read more