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My left eye became slightly irritated or "scrathcy"on Friday

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my left eye became slightly irritated or "scrathcy"on Friday morning.. I rubbed it occasionally with a damp paper towel. The white of the eye became bloodshot over the hours and was bloodshot all of Saturday. On Sunday morning my right eye now has this same condition. The eyes feel slightly itchy. What should I do. Thank you very much. It is Sunday morning 8:45 a.m. in Memphis TN
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 9 years ago.

From your symptoms it appears that you have developed acute conjunctivitis.

The cause may be due to some infection ,may be a virus or bacteria.

However , it should be seen by an ophthalmologist to confirm or exclude it.

You may apply warm compress & artificial tear till you can see an ophthalmologist.

I hope this will help. If you need clarifications, please ask.
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