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What Causes Uveitis?

I m a patient suffering from an eye disease bilateral intermediate uveitis for the last 15 Months.But the doctors could not diagnosed what the reason behind it in spite of various blood test and scan have undergone .But a 15 months back when I lay under a tree something a white content fluid like substance fell into my eyes it was irritated me for only a few minutes.After I washed my eyes it became a normal condition.But a few days after (4-5 days) the vision of my left eye started to blurred. Because the excretion of bird fell into my left eye and only a few quantity fell into the right eye.I consulted a doctor after 2-3 days and diagnosed it s uveitis..I told the doctor this story but they r not accepted it..I would like to know whether these excretion of birds may cause the uveitis... Boby Varghese 33 yrs
Wed, 21 Mar 2018
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Hello,

It is an autoimmune disorder. Slit-lamp examination to detect flare required. Steroid drop like dexamethasone indicated. There will be an immediate improvement. It requires to prolong treatment resulting in the side effect of steroid side effect, and use of steroid is to be balanced it can be staggering that side effect is balanced washing etcetera will not cure the problem. Steroid any other allergen like spores cosmetic spores is not responsible. As said it is an autoimmune disorder, steroid drop application is essential oral steroid can be combined to balance the dose.


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Dr. Ashok Kumar Dash
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What Causes Uveitis?

Hello, It is an autoimmune disorder. Slit-lamp examination to detect flare required. Steroid drop like dexamethasone indicated. There will be an immediate improvement. It requires to prolong treatment resulting in the side effect of steroid side effect, and use of steroid is to be balanced it can be staggering that side effect is balanced washing etcetera will not cure the problem. Steroid any other allergen like spores cosmetic spores is not responsible. As said it is an autoimmune disorder, steroid drop application is essential oral steroid can be combined to balance the dose. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Ashok Kumar Dash