Eye Infection

Eye infection can present as itchy and watery eyes, redness, swelling, eye discharge, burning sensation, eye irritation, teary eye, etc. Conjunctivitis or pink eye is the most common eye infection caused by bacteria or viruses. A stye is the infection of the eyelid causing lumps on the eyelid. Uveitis is the inflammation of the middle layer of the eye or uvea. Keratitis is a corneal inflammation and is common among contact lens users. Antimicrobial eye drops are used to treat and relieve the symptoms.

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How to treat swollen, itchy, and painful eyelid?

Query: Hi doctor,My left eyelid is swollen and itchy with pain. I have white discharge from my eyes. I have this issue for a week and it is not getting better.   Read Full »


Dr. Pooja Pandya

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. According to the picture, (attachment removed to protect patient identity) you seem to have an infection. You need to take antibiotics to treat it. You can take tablet Amoxiclav 625 mg (Amoxicillin with Clavulanic acid) twice daily for five days. You can use topical ant...  Read Full »

Is eye infection a symptom of COVID-19?

Query: Hello doctor, I have an eye infection in my right eye for the past eight days. I got some eye drops like Carboxymethyl cellulose, Teradox, and Loteflam, but no much improvement. I got some cold as well. Is this symptom of COVID-19 for a normal eye infection and what should I do?  Read Full »


Dr. Pooja Pandya

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your history, it is looking like infection only as you said. It is associated with cold also. Can you send me an image of your eye so I can guide you more precisely? If needed we can add medicines also.  Read Full »

I have redness in the eyes. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have redness in the eyes for 3 days already after moving the eyes very quickly from side to side for a long period of time. The eyes are sore to move. Please tell me what it is.  Read Full »


Dr. Pooja Pandya

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Kindly attach the image of your eye for further diagnosis.  Read Full »

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