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How to prevent conjunctivitis? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 03-Nov-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Vision and Eye Disorders
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User:Hi Doctor
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User:In my office ,several persons around me is affected by conjunctivitis..So i feel I am vulnerable to this desease too...what can I do to prevent acquiring this desease?
Doctor:oK
Doctor:First do no touch or rub your eyes
Doctor:wash your hands often with soap
Doctor:If you contact with infected person immediately wash your hands
Doctor:Do not share any items with infected person
Doctor:You can wear glasses
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User:yes I am following
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User:does looking into an infected person's eyes can transmit the infection to me?
Doctor:Every day change your handkerchief
Doctor:Some times it happens
User:is there any vaccination to prevent conjuctivitis?
Doctor:No
Doctor:You can use cifran drops as as a preventive measure
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