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Experience:  20 Years in Internal Medicine, Neurology and Sports Medicine
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Do I get a prescription with you? No, No, except I am

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Do I get a prescription with you?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: No,
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No, except I am allergic to iprofloxcin
Submitted: 25 days ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. Bob replied 25 days ago.
Hi Gilda. There are several different types of conjuncivitis...viral, allergic, chemical, bacterial, granulomatous, etc.It is important to have your eyes examined (in person) so the type of conjunctivitis can be determined and you can get on the right medication.In the meantime, keep your hands clean and try flushing the eyes a couple times per day with warm water to remove any excess mucous or discharge. In addition, there are allergy drops available over the counter (eg. opcon-A, , zaditor, naphcon) that can help with itch and redness.