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Eye infection, pain, pimple on the eyelid - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi Doc
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query.
User :   My wife has an infection in eye with slight pain and small pimple in eyelid. What to do?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   She noticed it today morning, just paining in her one eye
Doctor :   Can you elaborate the symptoms, duration, how did it started?
Doctor :   OK
User :   Age is 28 Years and she is house wife.
Doctor :   May I know her age/occupation?
Doctor :   OK
User :   No. One thing she is wearning spectacles.
Doctor :   Is there any history of trauma to the eye?
User :   No.
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   May I know the power of the spectacles?
Doctor :   Does she travel frequently?
User :   Not yet.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is there any discharge from the eye?
Doctor :   OK
User :   Any home remedies?
Doctor :   After going through the description provided by you, I feel the symptoms produced could be due to Viral infection or Bacterial infection of the eye.
Doctor :   It would be better to see an Ophthalmologist as to come to a diagnosis and get treated accordingly.
Doctor :   The pimple on the eye lid could be due to blockage of a gland or hair follicle.
Doctor :   You can follow these remedies: Doctor :   1. To wash the eyes regularly every 4 hrs with luke warm water.
User :   She is having slight pain, but no irritation
Doctor :   2. Saline eye drops two drops in the eye for every 2 hrs will help in reducing irritation.
User :   It might be because it is initial stage
User :   Ok
Doctor :   The pain could be due to difficulty in seeing as due to infection there is strain in the eye.
User :   Ok. Thanks doctor. We'll consult an Ophthalmologist.
Doctor :   Ash her use those drops that too will help in reducing strain.
Doctor :   3. Ask her to avoid watching television till the infection gets cured.
User :   No, Thanks.
User :   Bye.
Doctor :   4. Avoid travelling.
Doctor :   Are there any more queries for me to help you with?
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Take care
Doctor :   Bye for now.
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