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Child has symptoms of conjunctivitis. What should be the precaution I need to take? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 10-Aug-2013
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User:Hi Dr
Doctor:Good afternoon
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:My 3 year son has symptoms of conjunctivitis since morning
User:what should be the precaution I need to take?
User:what medicine I should give him
Doctor:Is his eyes read?
Doctor:Sorry red?
User:not completly red as of now
Doctor:Is there any discharge from his eyes?
Doctor:in such case, he probably needs an eye antibiotic like
Doctor:ciplox or oflox eye drops
User:is it safe for kids?
Doctor:Yes, it is
User:how many days wil this take to cure?
Doctor:A minimum of 3 days
User:should I visit child specialist or can start these medicines?
Doctor:No, you must consult an eye specialist for this
User:oh ok
User:Thanks dr
User:I'll visit eye specialist then
Doctor:I wish your son quick recovery
User:Thanks for your time
Doctor:Take care
Doctor:Pleasure is mine
User:Bye for now
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