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Is There A Way To Nip My Eye Infection Before It Gets Worse And More Painful
See your doctor: I know you don't want to hear it, but in order to know what kind of infection you have and how best to treat it, your eye doctor should be consulted. Some infections (like pink eye) will go away on their own. Others, such as bacterial infections from contact lenses or eyelid infections, can be visually devastating if improperly treated. And most infections can be easily treated with eye drops. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
It seems my newborn has an eye infection and i'm worried its going to get worse, what can I put on it in the meantime so i can take her to the dr?
No go to doctor: Most eye infection in children are viral. There is no treatment for this. With that said, newborns are more separable to bacterial infection. These are serious and can cause significant eye problems. Other causes of apparent "eye infection" can be up blocked tear duct. Your newborn must be examined promptly. ...Read more
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. ?
If I am on medication for an eye infection caused by a bug bite will having intercourse interfere with the medication's effectiveness or my healing?
No relatioship: Absolutely not.Get a more detailed answer ›
My left eye started bleeding. Eye watering tears of blood. I do have an eye infection. Related? Or else any ideas as to why bleeding? Painful, too.
ER/eye doctor now: Given your description, can't just wait and see ...Read more
Whats a good home treatment for an eye infection. lower eyelid is swollen and part of it has hardened a little..but its not very painful. eye bit red?
See a doctor: I'm afraid that you can't self medicate what you just described, you will need prescription medications after a doctor's evaluation ...Read more
Since eye infection in 2011 my eye is always always watery it doesn't stop! Is there a way to stop? Operation? Medication?
Where was the: infection? A corneal infection can cause the surface to become less smooth and create dry spots. These areas are irritating leading to tearing and the feeling that something is in your eye. If this is the case then over the counter artificial tears will help. Feel free to repost with more details about the infection. Is the tearing only in the eye that had the infection? ...Read more
Pink eye: Conjunctivitis, also known as "pink eye", causes drainage, pain, irritation, and redness of the involved eye. There are several types. Some are contagious and some are not. To be safe you should see your doc to see if you can get treatment to reduce your chances of passing the infection to others. ...Read more
Conjunctivitis : conjunctivitis can be due to bacterial, viral infection or allergic reaction. It's usually treated with topical eye drops. However, if there severe pain, light sensitivity, headache, decreased vision, then ophthalmology evaluation required immediately to rule out deeper infection such as iritis, keratitis, uveitis, scleritis ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer