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What type of eye infection do I have ? How can I treat it ?

Im 56 female, have a knee and both jaws replaced with metal and ribs due to Athritis. I have a watery eye that comes on every 2-3 weeks it just clears up for a couple of days or so then starts again, I have drops from the doctor who says it s dry eye but it gets so red and sore and often have a headache with it, it s really getting me down now.
Asked On : Fri, 10 Jun 2011
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Ophthalmologist 's  Response
Dear madam,
Arthritis and uveitis is well known, the symptoms narrated by you are or can be associated with uveitis. The best thing would be you should visit your ophthalmologist n discuss the same , if still he is not able to pick up then you warrant a visit when you have red eyes
Answered: Sat, 11 Jun 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani's  Response
Hi,thanks for query.It seems that you have some allergic problem.When ever the allergen strikes you have the problem and then it goes off.Please try to look for this,you will definitely fine one.This is absolutely not serious and you need to worry about it.Wash your eyes couple of times with cold water,blink often and you will be fine.bye.
Answered: Fri, 10 Jun 2011
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