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Had scratched cornea. Took antibiotics and steroids. Getting itchy eye. Why?

Had scratched corenea 2 weeks ago used cipro for 4 days and then switched by eye dr. to different antibotic. after 4 more days switched to steriod . After using second antibiotic developed intense itching in eye. Cornea scratched is cleared up but intense itchiness is still there after additional 3 days on no medication . What should I do eye is now all red, swollen blood shot and itchy.
Asked On : Thu, 28 Feb 2013
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Intense itching in cornea and eye in your condition may be due to drug toxicity,dryness of eyes or the unhealed scratched cornea.If you are not getting relieved by antibiotic and steroid stop everything and use tear subtitute and lubricating drops.Do some hot fomentation of your eyes.Even them your signs and symptoms don't subside you definitely visit your ophthalmologist and review your diagnosis once again.You may be having some foreign body in fornix of your eye which may be missed unless exerted and seen properly on slit lamp.Don't panic you will be all right....TC...dr Ajay Shankar Kar
Answered: Fri, 1 Mar 2013
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