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Doctor insights on: Symptoms Of Meibomianitis

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What leads you to get meibomitis?

What leads you to get meibomitis?

Inflammation: Inflammation of the edge of the eyelid can lead to meibomianitis. It can often be controlled with warm compresses and adequate lid hygiene. ...Read more

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I have not heard of meibomitis, what is it?

I have not heard of meibomitis, what is it?

Inflammation: Inflammation of the meibomain glands. These are glands on the edge of the eyelid that produce oils which slow the evaporation of tears. Meibomianitis can cause burning, redness, irritation and dryness of the eyes. ...Read more

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Can meibomitis lead to rosacea or not?

Can meibomitis lead to rosacea or not?

No: Meibomitis is an inflammation of a type of gland in the eyelid. It cannot cause rosacia in the way you are thinking. However, any inflammation in the skin may trigger an attack. So it is possible that whatever caused the infllammation in the eyelid could also trigger a rosacea flare up if you are someone who is prone to that. It is very unlikely however. ...Read more

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Can oral antibiotics be used for meibomitis? What exactly is meibomitis?

Can oral antibiotics be used for meibomitis?  What exactly is meibomitis?

Yes tear oil problem: Meibomitis is a chronic inflammation of the meibomian glands which produce oils preventing tear evaporation. There may be a bacterial over infection component. The main use of Doxycycline is to change the chemistry in the meibomian gland oil secetions and not to act as an antibiotic. ...Read more

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Doc said its meibomitis and gave eye drops; how long should it last?

Doc said its meibomitis and gave eye drops;  how long should it last?

A common condition: Meibomitis also called posterior blepharitis is a condition caused by blocked oil glands of the eyelid. It causes redness, discomfort and sometimes a blurring of vision. It can be a chronic condition needing different types of treatment. See your eye doctor for further information and have a great day! ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of sjögren’s syndrome?

What are the symptoms of sjögren’s syndrome?

Dry eyes, mouth +: You may wish to consult: www.Sjogrens.Org/ for additional information. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of spider bites in the u.S.?

What are symptoms of spider bites in the u.S.?

Depends: Anything from minor itching and redness, to crusting, oozing and in a few cases severe skin and soft tissue breakdown. It depends upon the species. See: << http://www.Webmd.Com/allergies/ss/slideshow-bad-bugs?Ecd=wnl_aaa_060412 >> for a pictorial view. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of addison s disease like?

What are the symptoms of addison s disease like?

Addison's disease: Fatigue, lightheadedness while standing, muscle weakness, fever, weight loss, sweating, nausea/vomiting/diarrhea, headaches, muscle/joint pains, mood changes. ...Read more