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Eye itches, redness. Using topical eye drops. Will it get better? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 30-May-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
Doctor:Proceed with your query.
User:my eye was itching and i rubbed it in the morning
User:now its completely red
User:not paining but watery
User:what should i do
Doctor:Eye itching, redness and watering are features of conjuctivitis.
Doctor:The cause of which is usually allergies or a viral infection.
User:ok so what should be my next steps?
Doctor:You will need topical eye drops containing antibiotic and steroid.
Doctor:You will need to consult your doctor / ophthalmologist
User:any names that you can recommend?
Doctor:who can prescribe you one such preparation.
Doctor:One example of such drops is ciplox D.
User:or should i visit an eye specialist to confirm?
User:thank you
Doctor:your doctor will be able to prescribe
Doctor:it to you
User:thank for now. bye
Doctor:after a thorough eye check up.
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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