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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi
User :   I have developed infection in my right eye
Doctor :   Since when?
User :   i think frm yesterday
Doctor :   Do you have any discharge ? if so what color is it?
User :   it looks like yellowish colour
User :   its not too much
Doctor :   Ok
User :   usually they way we get in the morning as soon as we wake up
User :   it looks similar
Doctor :   ARe you using any eye antibiotics?
User :   no not yet
User :   their is irritation in my right eye
User :   to be clear its itching...
Doctor :   You can consult a eye specialist and get the prescription for eye antibiotic drops?
User :   one more thing my parent had developed madras eye around 2 weeks back
User :   so is it the same case?
User :   thanks for the suggestion
Doctor :   yes
User :   by any chance do you any eye specialist
Doctor :   Usually it is viral infection
Doctor :   and it get transmitted with the use towel
User :   ho...
User :   so there is a good chance that my left eye will also get infected?
Doctor :   proper hand wash and use of own towels is very imp to prevent transmission
Doctor :   Yes there is a chance of infecting to the lefy eye
Doctor :   *left
User :   I will start using sanitizer
Doctor :   OK
User :   by any chance, do you know any eye specialist
User :   ??
Doctor :   Even if it viral, the chances of bacterial infection is there
Doctor :   What city you live?
Doctor :   Let me search
User :   ok
User :   its very near to my home
Doctor :   Good for you.
Doctor :   You welcome
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting us
Doctor :   Bye
User :   Bye, take care...
Doctor :   Bye
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