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I have had sore eyes for 6weeks. My right eye was badly swollen

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I have had sore eyes for 6weeks. My right eye was badly swollen and produced pus.Despite many treatments from the dr.I am experiencing some difficulty in seeing. Can you help
Hi. What exactly is the problem now with your vision in that eye now?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
It appears to be grainy and sore to read
OK Hilary. Have you seen an ophthalmologist--an MD eye specialist--about this?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
No not as yet although I have seen a dr.
OK Hilary. It sounds to me as though you have a viral conjunctivitis and although the medication you've had so far would be fine for a bacterial conjunctivitis it wouldn't be effective for a viral conjunctivitis. Ask your doctor for acyclovir eye drops or ointment or if he isn't comfortable with that, ask to see an ophthalmologist. The acyclovir medication should clear this up
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