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My 2 year old daughter has suffered from severe viral conjunctivitis now she is unable to open her eyes due to light sensivity , how can I help her?

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Dr. Andrew Dahl
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Have her checked

She needs to be seen by an ophthalmologist.

In brief: Have her checked

She needs to be seen by an ophthalmologist.
Dr. Andrew Dahl
Dr. Andrew Dahl
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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: See Eye MD

Light sensitivity is common with many eye disorders, including conjunctivitis.
I would be concerned that she has a keratitis or iritis if the light sensitivity is severe. Take her to a pediatric ophthalmologist.

In brief: See Eye MD

Light sensitivity is common with many eye disorders, including conjunctivitis.
I would be concerned that she has a keratitis or iritis if the light sensitivity is severe. Take her to a pediatric ophthalmologist.
Dr. Tim Conrad
Dr. Tim Conrad
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Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology

In brief: See doctor!

See an ophthalmologist, your situation is very concerning.
You need to make certain it is only a viral conjunctivitis and it has resolved. Other possibilities could be herpetic, uveitis, corneal ulcer. Preservative free tears will not hurt.

In brief: See doctor!

See an ophthalmologist, your situation is very concerning.
You need to make certain it is only a viral conjunctivitis and it has resolved. Other possibilities could be herpetic, uveitis, corneal ulcer. Preservative free tears will not hurt.
Dr. Michael Ham
Dr. Michael Ham
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Dr. William Goldstein
Ophthalmology

In brief: Artificial tears

Cool compresses and artificial tears can be soothing.

In brief: Artificial tears

Cool compresses and artificial tears can be soothing.
Dr. William Goldstein
Dr. William Goldstein
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