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Fluid filled boils on the eyes - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr xxx here
User :   hi doctor
Doctor :   How may i help you?
User :   my son has been having a small boil on both his eyes for a long time say around 6 months
User :   showd to the doctor gav eye drops allergan
Doctor :   May i know his age?
User :   still did not help now has gvn ocupol d cream
User :   4 years
User :   now the boil is small but if i use hot compress for long eyelids become red & puffy
Doctor :   Does he have pain and itching?
User :   no
Doctor :   Where exactly is the boil in the eyelid or conjunctiva?
User :   eyelid
Doctor :   What is the consistency? Solid or Fluid filled?
User :   fluid
User :   sometimes pus/ water ozzes out if i do the hot compress
Doctor :   Did you get him examined by Opthalmologist?
User :   yes
User :   gave the medicines on the advice of the doctor - vasan eye care
Doctor :   Can you e mail a picture of the boil ?
Doctor :   Are there any vision changes or blurring of vision?
User :   no
Doctor :   Can you e mail a picture of the boil ?
User :   no am at work & do not have any picture right now
Doctor :   Since how long are you using these medications?
User :   cream for 2 weeks
User :   finished the 59 tube'
User :   thats i
User :   5gm
Doctor :   Are there no changes in the consistency of boil?
User :   reduced but swelling starts
User :   just want to know if there would be any side effects if i use another 5gm tube
User :   of ocupol d
Doctor :   I will advice you to get a repeat examination done by the ophthalmologist and if the topical ones are not working then may be a small surgery would be required in which a small incision would be made.
User :   ok
User :   will that have any effect on the vision
Doctor :   And the boil would be removed.
Doctor :   No it would not have any effect on the vision.
User :   ok thanks doctor
Doctor :   Is there anything else you would like to know?
User :   no thanks
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me, bye for now.
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