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Painful blood shot eyes, difficult to open - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Vision and Eye Disorders
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   Hi i have bloodshot eyes one is worse than the other
Doctor :   Since when are you having this?
User :   since this morning, the bad one is hard to open . it is also painful
Doctor :   Do you also have exessive watering?
User :   its not watering now .
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   You are probably having symptoms of acute conjuctivitis.
Doctor :   You need
Doctor :   you can use eye drops
User :   also yesterday i looked at an UV light without eye protection could this have done something ?
Doctor :   I would recomment you to consult an opthalmologist.
Doctor :   Probably that may be the reason
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