Hi. I'll be happy to help you with your question.
I have a few questions, if you don't mind.
1. What type of STD did you have and was it treated completely?
2. Is you vision affected when you are symptom free? How is your vision during the eye symptoms? What seems to be associated with the times you get bloodshot eyes?
Of the STDs chlamydia, herpes and syphilis are frequent causes of corneal (eye) disease. Tuberculosis, leprosy and Lyme disease are also rare causes of a type of corneal disease called interstitial keratitis.
If you do have interstitial keratitis from a STD you would need a workup to make sure your STD was fully treated or that you had not been infected again. The primary disease needs to be fully treated to help resolve the eye issues. It is very difficult to treat the eye disease in isolation and, as such, it is necessary to figure out the underlying STD and treat it fully, usually in conjunction with an internist or infectious disease specialist.
I suggest you make an appointment with an ophthalmologist for a complete eye examination and with your internal medicine physician for a physical examination and pertinent lab tests.
To sooth your eyes in the mean time you can use natural tears 4x/day and clean your eyelids with baby shampoo by scrubbing along your lashes with you index fingers in the shower. This will help to remove any irritants and get your own tear glands working better.
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NSU, which is usually chlamydia 'cuz it is hard to grow in culture, can cause persistent eye issues. However, just because you have the infection in your penis doesn't mean you would get it in your eye.
I still believe your best bet would be to have a complete eye exam by an ophthalmologist to try to figure this out. It is possible, however, that your eye symptoms could be due to blepharitis and not a STD ocular infection at all. Without seeing you in person it is impossible to know, given your history.
For blepharitis I recommend warm compresses 3x/day and lid scrubs as I outlined above once daily in the shower.
When you were on the doxycycline I wonder if your ocular symptoms improved as this is the Rx used for severe blepharitis/acne rosacea.......just a thought.
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my pleasure to help. Best of luck.