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The of my right eye is red and the lower lid is also red. It…

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The white of my...

The white of my right eye is red and the lower lid is also red. It itches and hurts. Do I need to see a doctor to see if I have an infection?

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you been dealing with this? Is your eyelid swollen at all?

It was red since Saturday morning, but my eyelid is not swollen.

Submitted: 1 month ago.Category: Eye
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Eye Doctor: DoctorAnil, Doctor replied 1 month ago
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Eye Doctor: DoctorAnil, Doctor replied 1 month ago

Please provide more information regarding your question so I can help you in detail.

What is your age?

Do you have associated watering of an eye?

Are you taking any medications?

Any medical history?

A stuffy nose, fever, headache, blurred vision?

Any other medical history?

Bump in eyelid?

Waiting for your response.
Thanks

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I am 32. It is watering a little. I’m not taking medication. No bump. No other symptoms.
Eye Doctor: DoctorAnil, Doctor replied 1 month ago

Sorry for late reply and inconvenience.

Thanks for all these additional information.

I understand your concern.

Well as you describe, it sounds conjunctivitis with Blepharitis( inflammation of the eyelid).

You should use OTC Zaditor eye drops 2 times a day alternately with OTC Systane eye drops.
Apply warm compresses on eyes and clean your eyes with soft cotton balls soaked in warm water.

You should take Ibuprofen and Claritin.
You should hydrate yourself with warm liquids.
You should start a multivitamin supplement and vitamin C lozenges.

If your symptoms will persist then see your doctor for further evaluation and management.

Let me know if you have any further query so we can discuss it thoroughly in every aspect.

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It’s my pleasure to continue this conversation until you satisfy.

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Thanks.

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