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Precautions to be taken during an eye infection - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Vision and Eye Disorders
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hi doctor. my son is sufering from eye infection. how should i prevent it from spreading to others.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Use a seperate towel for him
User :   ok
Doctor :   Do not share soap and other contacts with him for 1 week
User :   i have a small baby and my son is 4yrs years old.
Doctor :   Ask him not to play with the baby
Doctor :   he should not touch his eyes
User :   so its difficult to keep him away
Doctor :   No need to be very strict
Doctor :   but for the baby you should be
User :   ok
User :   any preventive medicine
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   Avoiding the contact is the key
Doctor :   but do not be too strict
User :   ok
Doctor :   as it shall have a psychological effect on him
User :   ok
User :   thankyou doctor for your valuable information.
Doctor :   Thank you too
Doctor :   Bye
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
User :   yes doctor. bye.
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