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Treatment for pain in eyes after contact lens - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Vision and Eye Disorders
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User :   My right eye is hurting. It's red and the lower lid hurts. The eye has become smaller in size. I have used "ikool" eye drops. it does not seem to work. what do i do? and white fluid keeps coming out of my eye.
Doctor :   HI
User :   Hello!
User :   Im Female,age-24years
User :   Im having difficulty staring at the computer screen.What could the problem be?
Doctor :   I am reading ur query
User :   Suddenly, today in the afternoon,my eye started hurting,especially the lower lid
Doctor :   It looks like u have eye infection
Doctor :   It called conjunctivitis
Doctor :   You need antibitic drops in both eyes
User :   After I put the eye drops, the redness went away....
User :   It's just hurting a lot right now
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   Did you get hurt in eyes
User :   no i didn't..
Doctor :   Is there any foreign body in eyes
User :   I was wearing contact lenses
Doctor :   You can use Voveran eye drops for pain
User :   i have been wearing contacts for the past 5 years
Doctor :   OK
User :   Is it an OTC medicine?
Doctor :   Yes
User :   anything else that i should do?
Doctor :   I recommend you consult eye specialist becuase you are using contact lenses and had the infection
User :   If it is conjuntivitis then do i need to use any other eye drops?
User :   ok
Doctor :   You need eye examination
Doctor :   That will solve the whol eproblem
Doctor :   *whole
Doctor :   He will give you antibiotic drops and pain medicines and lubricant dsrops
User :   Is using eye drops enough because i work full time and am having a very hectic schedule this week
Doctor :   In contact lens users, bacterial infections are common
User :   oh
User :   If i use Voveran,will it have immediate effect?
Doctor :   If you have eye infection especiallyn with ur contact lense use , i defintely prefer eye specialist
Doctor :   it is just pain killer
Doctor :   it relieves pain but does not treat the infection
User :   what other medicated eye drops can i use?
Doctor :   Please get the physical examination done by the doctor and know his
provisional diagnosis and get back to us on chat so that we can assist you
better. I say this in the best interests of you.
User :   alright but for tonight will voveran do?
Doctor :   yea
Doctor :   Did I answer your questions?
User :   ok,I'll go to an eye specialist tomorrow..
User :   yes, you did!
Doctor :   Very good decision
User :   Thank you so much!
Doctor :  
Thank you for consulting us
Doctor :   Bye
User :   bye
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