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Sticky eyes with pus discharge - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Child Health
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Practicing since : 2009
Answered : 594 Questions
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Hello sir, my son's eyes get sticked when he wakes up in the morning
User :   could you suggest some remedy for that.
Doctor :   How old is your son?
User :   he is six yrs. old
Doctor :   any redness/ pus discharge
User :   yes , pus discharge is there and little bit redness in eyelids also.
Doctor :   Is it in both the eyes?
User :   yes,it is in both the eyes.
Doctor :   When did it start ?
User :   before 3/4 days
Doctor :   Anyone in the neighborhood or in his school has this?
User :   not in neighbourhood, not sure about school.
Doctor :   anyone in the house has any start of the intial symptoms
Doctor :   like itching in the eyes
User :   no
Doctor :   is he crying with bodypains, fever
User :   no,nothing.
Doctor :   I feel this could be viral conjuctivitis
User :   ok. so which medicine is required ?
Doctor :   or bacterial too
Doctor :   as the discharge is pussy
Doctor :   viral infection usually clears in few days it doesnt require treatment
Doctor :   but see that your kid doesnt put his hands on eyes
Doctor :   use dry cloth and water to clear his eyes frequently
User :   Can you suggest any doctor (opthalmologist) in airport rd area which is open on Sundays?

Doctor :   you actually dont need any opthalmologist for this condition
Doctor :   you can go to any doctor be it general practitioner or pediatrician
User :   ok. kindly suggest the medicine please for this .
Doctor :   The medicine cannot be prescribed by us as it needs prescription to buy it from store
Doctor :   Dont worry
Doctor :   you just need to put warm compresses
Doctor :   and wipe off the pus as frequently as possible
User :   thanks a lot for this information.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you back
User :   thank u from my child as well
Doctor :   ok :)
User :   i will go to a doctor tomorrw if the symptoms persists still. thanks again . Have a nice day!
Doctor :   ok
User :   Good Bye Sir!
Doctor :   nice day
Doctor :   bye
User :   thanks ! Bye.
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