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Inside Of The Eye Inflammation And Tenderness
I have an internal sty in my left eye, it's really inflammed and sore around the eye, is there anything i can do to speed up the process?
Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more
Depends on the cause: Good question. It really depends on what kind of infection is going on. Certain viral infections (eg.Adenovirus) can cause a "pink eye" that will not typically need treatment; others like herpes can cause a vision threatening retinitis that will need immediate treatment. A scratch can rapidly turn into bacterial infection; antibiotic drops may be prescribed to stop the early stages of infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Red Eye: Eye inflammation can come from many causes: infection, allergy, irritation, physical rubbing, exposure to chemicals in the air like chlorine from a pool, contact solution and the list goes on. You need to see what else is going on. Like itching think allergy, yellow discharge think infection, red only on the exposed part of your eye think irritant or allergy. See a doc to evaluate these. ...Read more
Usually steroids: It depends whether the inflammation is on the surface or inside the eye. You need to see an eye md and they can diagnose and prescribe appropriate therapy. For severe inflammation, steroids are often used to quiet the eye. Typically in the form of eye drops but sometimes injected. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Health clinic: Dependng on the location of the eye inflammation, it can be potentially blinding if not appropriately treated. If you cannot get financial help from family or friends to see an eye doctor, look for a free medical clinic where you live. The doctors there may be able to diagnose and start a treatment plan. But expect to need to be seen by an eye doctor for your best care. ...Read more
Dry Eye Syndrome: Dry eyes can cause chronic eye pain. If you also have a dry mouth & arthritis, ask your eyemd or md to evaluate you for sjogren's syndrome. Deficiency of tear production might mean a process affecting your lacrimal gland. For more information about dry eye: see eyedoc2020.Blogspot.Com. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What it is xibrom mainly used for.? Can it be use for simple eye inflammation. How effective is it. Any interactions/risk. Thanks in advance.
Yes: Xibrom is used for both inflammation and pain. It is very effective as a nonsteroidal drop with few side effects when used appropriately, but there are stronger medications available if necessary. If the pain or inflammation persists despite using xibrom then talk to your doctor about alternatives. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How many days can you use xibrom for simple eye inflammation. Is there a generic version. Can it be use on one eye only.
Both: It can occur at any time in the course of the disease and is often associated with the presence of the hla-b27 antigen. ...Read more
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