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Viral conjunctivitis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Vision and Eye Disorders
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi
User :   I have a question about pink eye
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   proceed
User :   yesterday I woke up and my eye was very red so I went to an eye doctor and he said it was viral conjunctivitis. He also prescribed me some anti-biotics to make sure no bacterial infection develops
Doctor :   ok
User :   but by the time I got to the doctor my eye was less red
User :   and today my eye looks and feels completely normal
User :   it was barely red by last night
User :   is that still pink eye?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   ok let me explain you
Doctor :   it was just started yestrday
Doctor :   it will develop for 2-3 days and gradually decreases
Doctor :   so no need to worry about that
Doctor :   just stick to the antibiotics prescribed by physician
Doctor :   viral conjunctivitis is transient and would not disturb your daily routine
Doctor :   Do you understand
Doctor :   Are you there?
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