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Is it possible to use more than one treatment for my eye infection?

Is it possible to use more than one treatment for my eye infection?

Yes: I would consult with your ophthalmologist before you decide to change your treatment regimen. ...Read more

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Dr. Gary Sandler
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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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Is it possible to have the flu for more than 2 weeks?

Is it possible to have the flu for more than 2 weeks?

Flu: Yes it is when you have complications. If you are sick over two weeks you should see your doctor about why you are not getting well and get proper treatment. ...Read more

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How to treat my eye infection going on for more than a month..help?

How to treat my eye infection going on for more than a month..help?

Dry Eyes?: Clhronic eye infections may require antibiotics topically and or systemic. You may want to rule out dry eye syndrome with Schirmer Testing and eye exam by an Ophthalmologist. Low grade allergies can manifest themselves in the eye. ...Read more

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Is it normal for one eye to be bigger than the other?

Is it normal for one eye to be bigger than the other?

NO: You are probably referring to the pupil of the eye. They should be symmetrical and react normally to light and accommodation. ...Read more

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Is there more than one good way to treat ear infection?

Is there more than one good way to treat ear infection?

Yes.: Over half of all ear infections resolve on their own. Different people have different ideas on how bad an infection has to be before you either start antibiotics, or perform eardrum puncture (myringotomy) - either has a good chance of curing an infection too severe or long-standing to manage with pain control alone. ...Read more

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Is it possible for one breast to be bigger than the other?

Asymmetry & Anatomy: Yes. This is how it is. Most of us have asymmetrical anatomical areas on our bodies. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be more than one kind of oncologist?

Is it possible to be more than one kind of oncologist?

Yes: Most community oncologists specialize in different types of cancers; however, in academic centers, oncologists have subspecialties in certain types of cancers. ...Read more

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How long would you have to be taking a medicine to know if it is the cause for swollen feet/ankles? One side is worse than the other.

How long would you have to be taking a medicine to know if it is the cause for swollen feet/ankles? One side is worse than the other.

Depends: Some medications will cause an immediate same day reaction or allergic response. Others may not cause swelling at all. It depends on the specific medication and your personal medical history. Check in for a follow up with your prescribing doctor or a virtual consult if you are concerned. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is it possible for someone to go to an alcohol treatment center more than once before it works?

Is it possible for someone to go to an alcohol treatment center more than once before it works?

Yes: It is quite common for people struggling with alcoholism to have relapses which requiring additional treatment after discharge. ...Read more

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Is it possible to only have an infection in one eye?

Is it possible to only have an infection in one eye?

Yes: Bacterial and fungul will usually only affect one eye, but can affect both. Viral typically starts in one but then spreads to the other, but not always. ...Read more