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How to treat a infection in the eye?

How to treat a infection in the eye?

See a doctor: An infection in the eye is a serious thing; eyes are critical organs, so you don't want to just "wait and see". See a doctor to properly diagnose the infection and, if needed, take/administer antibiotics. ...Read more

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Dr. Janice Alexander
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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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Infection in the eye, red, gooey, sticky and can't see. How is this treated?

Infection in the eye, red, gooey, sticky and can't see. How is this treated?

See your eye doc: You may have infection either viral or bacterial. Its better to be examined by an eye doc in person. ...Read more

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I had a chemical infection 8yrs back in my eye.Now i feel something in my eye, when the lid touches to the upper/lower part in the eye. What is that ?

I had a chemical infection 8yrs back in my eye.Now i feel something in my eye, when the lid touches to the upper/lower part in the eye. What is that ?

Also: In my experince, the sensation you are having now has nothing to do with the old injury. See an ophthalmolgist if you have eye pain. There are many causes, some of them very serious. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: infection of the back of the eye?

What is the definition or description of: infection of the back of the eye?

Infection in eye: "infection in the back of the eye" probably refers to a bacterial infection internally within the eye, as opposed to an external infection such as "pink eye". This is also known as enophthalmitis. It can happen after penetrating eye trauma, after eye surgery, or even spread from infection within the body through the blood. Treatment is with internally injected antibiotics and sometimes surgery. ...Read more

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I feel pain on my right eye. It's like the pain is behind the eye and on top of it. Is it some kind of infection?

I feel pain on my right eye. It's like the pain is behind the eye and on top of it. Is it some kind of infection?

Possible: Infection is one possible reason for this pain. There are many other possibilties. See an ophthalmologist to evaluate this. ...Read more

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What are some of the eye's natural defenses that help to prevent infections?

Several: The first line of defense is the skin on the eye's surface, which acts as a barrier to infection. The tears contain antibacterial compounds, and when blinked away, carry infectious organisms with them off of the eye's surface. Eyelashes can catch larger particles that contain germs before they land on the eye. ...Read more

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I'm asking for a friend. She's wondering if her eye is infection. It's been swollen underneath the eye, eye is red, sensitive. Been 2 days of pain.

I'm asking for a friend. She's wondering if her eye is infection. It's been swollen underneath the eye, eye is red, sensitive. Been 2 days of pain.

Stye: Your description sounds like a stye, which is a simple boil of the eye typically treated with warm compresses 2-4 times daily for several days. Don't squeeze it. I recommend to all users of HealthTap that you not write in on behalf of others. It is best for continuity if your friend opens her own account so that her records can follow her should she have other questions or concerns in the future. ...Read more

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Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
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Eye Health (Definition)

Eye health involves the function and vision of the eye and all ...Read more