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Viral Eye Infection Contagious
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
I had viral eye infection since ladt 09 days. I am using antoboitic drops and oral as well. No improvement. Eyes r bloody red & swlen. Any permt risk?
I have a viral eye infection that after four days has not responded to chloramphenicol drops. What should I do now?
I'm taking prescribed lotemax for a viral eye infection. I'm noticing that my reddish, acne prone complexion looks GREAT! Is there a connection?
Not related: Lot eMac is an anti-inflammatory eye drop containing a corticosteroid. Acne gets better when you you use any anti-inflammatory medication. However, I doubt if an eye drop would work on acne. Maybe, as you are getting better from a viral infection, your skin complexion is also gradually improving. I am happy that your skin is looking better. ...Read more
6y child has viral eye infection which cause injurey in his cornea, what is the period of treatment and does it cause any impariement in his vision?
Keratitis: Depends. Viral eye infections can be benign and self limiting to very severe requiring intensive treatment. If your child's cornea is involved, then depending on the type of virus, the treatment may take several weeks to months to resolve. In this infectious process there is a certain amount of inflammation that is likely being treated to help decrease corneal scarring. Scarring can affect vision. ...Read more
Can a new genital herpes infection of the genitals also cause a viral eye infection similar to pinkeye (discharge/itchiness in morning?Or not related?
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