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Pain in the eye due to injury - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hello
User :   hello
User :   Something has hit on the eye directly
User :   its paining a lot
Doctor :   how when was it ?
Doctor :   what were you doing when it hit ?
User :   1.5 hr before
User :   attending a christmas party
User :   santa was distributing sweets
User :   1 of the sweet hit my eye
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is your eye red ?
User :   its paining a lot
User :   yes
Doctor :   are you able to see properly from it ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   no blurred vision ?
User :   no
Doctor :   well if your vision is ok then you have nothing to worry about , just put a hot compress over it
User :   already done it but pain is not subsiding
Doctor :   has the pain remained the same or decreased a little ?
User :   can you please suggest some medicine
User :   pain is same
User :   not decreasing
Doctor :   we cannot prescribe you painkillers over a online chat its not legal to do so
User :   any eyedrops?
User :   to soothe the eye
Doctor :   if the pain is unbearable i suggest you can go to a hospital
Doctor :   eye drops will not decrease the pain
Doctor :   see if your vision is fine then i guess the pain will go in due time
Doctor :   what you can do is take this medication
Doctor :   IBUPROFEN 400 MG
Doctor :   it wll decrease the pain
Doctor :   is the redness same or has it decreased ?
User :   its same
Doctor :   you can take the medication i have told you
Doctor :   if the pain is not going down then you would have to see a physician
User :   ok doctor
Doctor :   keep the compresses on
User :   thanks...its been a lot of help
Doctor :   your welcome
Doctor :   take care
User :   sure
Doctor :   'bye
User :   bye
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