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Preventive measures for Conjunctivitis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   how can I help you?
Doctor :   please proceed with your health query
User :   Hi is there any preventive medicine for eye conjuntivities
User :   i am in India, so you may need to tell me the composition
User :   or equivalant medicine
Doctor :   there are no preventive medications as such, there are preventive measures to be followed to avoid spread
User :   ok
Doctor :   so if anyone around is affected with it, then you should mainatin distance
Doctor :   avoid use of personal belonging
Doctor :   or touching near eyes with bare hands
Doctor :   wash hands in come in contact with tears, watering from eyes etc
Doctor :   look out for initial symptoms of redness, itching and pain or watering from eyes
Doctor :   and visit ophthalmologist for an examination if develop symptoms
Doctor :   for getting started on the antibiotic drops to be used as indicated
Doctor :   I have to close this window since there is no response from your side, we are available 24/7 please get back to us if you need further medical advice.
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