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Can a treatment taken for gonorrhea and chlamydia affect my eyes ?

m a 21 years old male, i have been treated for gonorrhea and chlamydia last 3 weeks with azithromycin 1g and cefixime 400mg for 2 days and after 3 days my penile discharge is now gone and i don t have any painful sensation when urinating but i still have a problem my eyes is now having a slight red color on the veins of my eye and a little bit itchy, teary, dry and there is no discharge in the eyes, i am wearing glasses with astigmatism grade could this be a complication of having gonorrhea and chlamydia please help me i m really worried what should i do?
Fri, 13 Jan 2012
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hi
yes,conjunctivitis is comlication of gonorrhea.
but it occur in case of severe and long standing case.
u have taken enough treatment ,so i dont think u get it due to gonorrhea.
better to consult dermatologist and eye doctor ,
wear sun glass
drink plenty of water
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