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I was just wondering how would you treat conjunctivitis from…

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Hi I was just wondering how would you treat conjunctivitis from home I'm meant to be leaving for England today

Doctor's Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?

I haven't seen any doctor as of yet I probably won't have time

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

No medications

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Eye
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Eye Doctor: Dr. Scott, Doctor replied 11 months ago
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Eye Doctor: Dr. Scott, Doctor replied 11 months ago
Are you having discharge from your eye?
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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Just this morning there was a little bit but it's not itchy at the moment
Customer reply replied 11 months ago
I don't have time to go to the doctors I'm leaving for England today
Eye Doctor: Dr. Scott, Doctor replied 11 months ago
I see. Bacterial conjunctivitis generally last 1-2 weeks and is usually self-limiting. The mainstay of treatment for bacterial conjunctivitis is topical antibiotic therapy, with the intent of significantly reducing the duration of symptoms and likelihood of contagion.
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Eye Doctor: Dr. Scott, Doctor replied 11 months ago
Can you go to the minute clinic? Or urgent care?
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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Okay thank you very much
Eye Doctor: Dr. Scott, Doctor replied 11 months ago
You can try Povidone-iodine solution or other eye drops
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Eye Doctor: Dr. Scott, Doctor replied 11 months ago
Is it both sides
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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Just the left side
Eye Doctor: Dr. Scott, Doctor replied 11 months ago
What color discharge?
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Eye Doctor: Dr. Scott, Doctor replied 11 months ago
I would recommend stopping at Walgreens or similar place that has a pharmacist or minute clinic so you can get eye drops.
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Eye Doctor: Dr. Scott, Doctor replied 11 months ago
Conjunctivitis can damage your vision so I would recommend getting it treated
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Eye Doctor: Dr. Scott, Doctor replied 11 months ago

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Hi would you know how to cancel my subscription
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