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Blurred vision due to fire splash - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   yesterday night match stick flash went to my eye
im nt able to see properly is it a serious problem
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   I am Dr. xxxx
User :   plz tell is t a serious prob
Doctor :   Yes it is
User :   wat to do
Doctor :   you need to consult Ophthalmology
User :   image is blurred bt no pain
Doctor :   And make sure the cornes is not nurned
User :   wat that means
User :   n wat worst can happen
Doctor :   You know pupil
User :   yes
Doctor :   Covering the pupil there is a trnsparent elastic chip called cornea
User :   yes
Doctor :   which is very sensitive
User :   ok
Doctor :   I am worried if there is any damage to it
Doctor :   but usually it cause very bad pain
User :   if it is damaged than
User :   bt i hav no pain
Doctor :   So probably it might not have effected
Doctor :   but the conjuctiva might have efffected
User :   bt y see a blureed image
Doctor :   minor burns in the conjunctiva can cause blurry vision
User :   n 4 how long doc
Doctor :   Usually it will heal . it takes 4-5 days to recover
User :   any medicine?
Doctor :   i suggest you patch the eye
User :   wat that mean
Doctor :   You can use ibuprofen 400 mg three times day that will heal if there is any damage
Doctor :   Eye patch
User :   not to see from dat eye
Doctor :   y
User :   ok
Doctor :   when the cornea is effected it usually cause bllurry vision
Doctor :   *blurry
User :   only medcine will heal na
Doctor :   Ask in medical shop if they have eye patch
User :   ok
Doctor :   YEs
User :   ok
Doctor :   Protect eye from light
User :   do ihav to show doc
User :   in morning it was like there was somthing in my eye like stone n it was red bt now it is ok
Doctor :   you can even use black goggles
User :   k
Doctor :   Did you fush the with lot cld water
User :   yes
Doctor :   *flush
Doctor :   *cold
User :   yes
Doctor :   Make sure there is no foreign body stick in side the eye
User :   yes
User :   do i hav to show it to doc
Doctor :   I recommend you to consult ophthalmologist and make sure there are no foreigh bodies
Doctor :   *foreign
User :   no foriegn body is there it has been flushed out
Doctor :   OK
User :   but only blurred image is wat ican see
Doctor :   In any case , I recommend you to consult ophthalmologist
User :   any more medicine
Doctor :   xJust Ubuprofen is fine
Doctor :   Now u don't need any antibiotic drops in eye
User :   opthalmologist is eye specialist na
Doctor :   YES
User :   k
User :   no serious prob na
Doctor :   No
User :   thanks doc
Doctor :   You welcome
User :   i hav one more prob
User :   i m in army
Doctor :   Go ahead
User :   while palying football my knee got twisted
Doctor :   ok
User :   i m nt able to rum n there is a constant pain
User :   bt only very normal
Doctor :   Is there any swelling
User :   very less
Doctor :   There are tendon around the knee
Doctor :   They might be strained
User :   if my knee get twisted im nt able to stand than
User :   it happened in aug
User :   is it a ligament tear
Doctor :   Are you having pain now?
User :   no
Doctor :   Are you having swelling now?
Doctor :   Are you able to stand now?
User :   when ever it twist than only
User :   yes
User :   yes
User :   no swelling
Doctor :   Are you able run now?
User :   n im able to stand
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   You need MRI of knne
User :   yes i run bt bot more than 2 km
User :   ok
User :   is ita ligament tear or jst strin in ligament
User :   strain
Doctor :   Tear or starin or same thing
Doctor :   if minor we call it strain
Doctor :   it will heal
User :   will it need operation
Doctor :   it there is major tear u might need surgery
User :   bt im able to run
Doctor :   You need MRI
Doctor :   only MRI will show

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