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Eyes turned red, swollen and hurts on sleeping.

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My eyes turned really red and swollen yesterday. It hurts when I sleep and waters a lot. On my way home yesterday, I cried because I missed my dad, and I had my contacts on.

Category: Ophthalmologist

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Hello,
Thank you for your query at DoctorSpring.com
There are only 2 reasons to it when we cry the eyes do get red and itchy & wearing a contact lens for long , also causes redness & dryness of the eyes .
The best advise would be remove the contact lens & take a good long nap .
If it still does not better, then you can try Refresh Eye Drops 2-3 times per eye.
Feel free to discuss further,
Regards.


Patient replied :

I only wore it for four hours, and is there anything else I can take because I think it is the pink eye since it is only getting worse, I did not wear contact lenses since yesterday and slept once and took a nap but it is just getting worse, it is hard for me to even close my eyes. Its like the muscles do not allow me. Is there anything I can take for the pink eye.


Hello,
Since its not resolving even after a good nap, i will advise you to take Ciplox eye drops 3 times daily every 6 hours for the next 3 days.
You could have picked up an infection which is making the conjunctiva reddish.
Also i will advise the use of Refresh Tear Drops.
Regards.


Dr. Manish Malhotra
Category: Ophthalmologist
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Fellowship: L. V. Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad
Fellow Pediatric Ophthalmology & Squint (L.V. Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad)
Medical School, Residency: MBBS, DOMS, FLVPEI, Nagpur university, 1995
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