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Redness and swelling in right eye - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Vision and Eye Disorders
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Doctor :  
how can i help you?
Doctor :   hi
User :   eye pain and reddness around the right eye for 2 weeks... i do wear contacts but ive changed them three times already... the right eye is swollen and red in the right corner
Doctor :  
ok
User :   pain just started
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
was there any history of foriengn body in the eyes?
User :   no
Doctor :  
was there any exposure to fumes? or gas?
User :   no
Doctor :  
was there any trauma?
User :   no
Doctor :  
are you using any medications?
User :   no
Doctor :  
ok
User :   wait i have used allergy eyedrops and regular tear drops
User :   but nothing seems to help
Doctor :  
then i will suggest you to get it examined by ophthalmologist for visual aquity, conjunctiva
User :   thanks
Doctor :  
you are probably having some infective cause
Doctor :  
you will need antibiotic or antifungal drops to cure it
Doctor :  
the regular tear drops will not help.
Doctor :  
if the infection is severe, you will also need to take oral tablets

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