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Swelling in the eye around the pupil - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   my eye is swelling
User :   not my eye lid but my acctuall eye around my pupil.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   18 female sales washington not married no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when
User :   five mintues ago. its happened a few times over the last year
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is there any watering or redness
User :   yes to both
Doctor :   do u have eye pain
User :   the swelling is like this gooey squishy stuff around my eye
Doctor :   ok
User :   not really any pain
Doctor :   did u sustain any injury or trauma to eye
User :   no it just has been really itchey from allergies
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do u have stuffy nose ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   running nose?
Doctor :   fever ?
User :   sometimes
User :   no
Doctor :   do u have dryness of eyes?
User :   a little when it starts to itch a lot
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   take plenty of water
Doctor :   and avoid glaring at monitor for long time
Doctor :   get ur eyes tested
Doctor :   it might be due to allergy
Doctor :   i suggest u to consult eye specialist
User :   ok
Doctor :   r u able to follow
Doctor :   dont rub the eyes
User :   ok
Doctor :   wash ur eyes two to three a times day with cold water
User :   ok
Doctor :   anything else u want to us to help u with
User :   does what i have have a name?.
Doctor :   conjunctivitis
Doctor :   it can allergic conjunctivitis
Doctor :   or infective
Doctor :   i need to confirm this
Doctor :   by clinical examination
User :   ok
Doctor :   i suggest u to consult eye specialist
Doctor :   anything else u want to me to help u with
User :   nope thanks bye
Doctor :   bye
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