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I Have Had Uveitis For 9 Months. Was Prescribed Prednisolone

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Posted on Wed, 12 Sep 2018
Question: I have had uveitis for 9 months. Was prescribed prednisolone for two months, unsuccessful . Been on durezol for 7 months when weaned off medication pain and light sensitivity comes back with a vengeance. All tests for autoimmune diseases were negative.
What treatment do you suggest ? What are my risks with the steroid for 9 months?
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Answered by Dr. Ashok Kumar Dash (26 hours later)
Brief Answer:
most difficult infection

Detailed Answer:
This is generally a difficult disease gains resistance to infection. Prednisolone and steroid are contraindicated since they create resistance and complecation. Sensitivity test should be done and most effective antibiotic should be used.




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Follow up: Dr. Ashok Kumar Dash (24 hours later)
When weaned off the durezol the pain and sensitivity is so severe!!! What else can be done and or with all autoimmune disease tests resulting in negative, what could be the cause? What specific treatment should I pursue?
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Answered by Dr. Ashok Kumar Dash (22 hours later)
Brief Answer:
a chronic disease

Detailed Answer:
It is a chronic disorder. Whatever investigation you have done, whatever medicine you are taking is to be continued. Second opinion can be taken from other doctors if available
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Kampana
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I Have Had Uveitis For 9 Months. Was Prescribed Prednisolone

Brief Answer: most difficult infection Detailed Answer: This is generally a difficult disease gains resistance to infection. Prednisolone and steroid are contraindicated since they create resistance and complecation. Sensitivity test should be done and most effective antibiotic should be used.