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Redness and swelling in the eyes but no itching - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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how can i help you?
User :   My friend has been having eye pain now for over a week and a half. It's slowly getting worse. It's getting redder too, what do you think it is and what do you think she should do?
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please provide age, gender and location
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since when the redness is there?
User :   26, female,
is there associated itching and watering also?
Doctor :   are the eyes swollen?
User :   Right side corner of the right eye. No itching but is watering.
User :   It was really swollen yesterday.
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is she using some eyedrops?
User :   My friendwill tslk to you now.
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was there any history of foreign body or dust particles going into the eyes?
User :   yes allergy and regular tear drops
User :   i do wear contacts
Doctor :   was there any exposure to fumes or smoke or any irritant gas?
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User :   no
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are you cleaning your contact lenses as advised?
User :   yes
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i suggest you to get and eye examination done by ophthalmologist
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