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Is it okay for a baby with right eye infection to travel by plane?

Is it okay for a baby with right eye infection to travel by plane?

Yes: As long as the diagnosis has been made, appropriate therapy started, and follow up scheduled. It should be ok to travel by plane if it is not a highly contagious infection (e.g. Gonococcus, chlamydia, etc.). ...Read more

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Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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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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Would it be healthy for a baby with right eye infection to travel by plane?

Would it be healthy for a baby with right eye infection to travel by plane?

Depends.: It depends on the type of infection, some of which could be contagious. ...Read more

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I have an eye infection the last four weeks. It started on my right eye now it has spread to both eye but now my left eye is worse than my right eye. ?

I have an eye infection the last four weeks. It started on my right eye now it has spread to both eye but now my left eye is worse than my right eye. ?

? Viral infection: Your description sounds most like a severe viral infection but other etiologies are possible. See an eye doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What to do if i'm staring a slight eye infection on the right eye, can I still go for a swim lesson?

What to do if i'm staring a slight eye infection on the right eye, can I still go for a swim lesson?

Not with infection: You really should not swim with an active eye infection. Are you sure it is an eye infection, though, and not just irritation from the pool chemicals - because then you can still swim as long as you rinse out your eyes when you get out of the water with saline rinse. But with an infection, things could get very bad if you go swimming - I recommend 48-72 hours ON TREATMENT before returning to water ...Read more

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Foggy vision, slight reddening and halos around lights. All symptoms only on the right eye? Infection coming?

Foggy vision, slight reddening and halos around lights. All symptoms only on the right eye?  Infection coming?

See a Doctor: Your symptoms are rather general and can't be used to narrow down a diagnosis without examination. New onset of foggy vision should be examined for a corneal infection, iritis, glaucoma, or many other.. ...Read more

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Is any eye infection contagious? Especially for an infant?

Is any eye infection contagious? Especially for an infant?

Yes: conjunctivitis either bacterial or viral is contagious. You must be extremely careful with good handwashing techniques and antibacterial gels (purell). Pink eye is one of the few things that can infect the entire family, household contacts. ...Read more

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Why did my 3 1/2 mo old breast fed babies poop smell different (almost a medicinal smell!) when on erythromycin eye ointment for eye infection?

Why did my 3 1/2 mo old breast fed babies poop smell different (almost a medicinal smell!) when on erythromycin eye ointment for eye infection?

Hard to say: This could be a situation where antibiotic somehow got on the baby's hand and made its way into the GI tract, OR, possibly something you are eating in your diet could be affecting the poop. The only thing that will prove what caused this is whether the funny poop smell is gone after the eye treatment is stopped for a week or so... ...Read more