Dr Chng Nai Wee
|Immune system's response to common allergens such as pollen, dust, or animal dander||Caused by a virus or bacteria or protozoa|
|Clear, watery discharge||Yes||Yes|
|Gritty feel in eyes||Yes||Yes|
|Both eyes affected||Yes||Yes if viral, no if bacterial|
|Sensitivity to light||No||Yes|
|Thick yellow discharge||No||Yes – Bacterial|
|Accompanied by a fever||No||Yes|
|* Allergy eye drops
* Oral antihistamine
|* Viral infections symptoms can improve with eye drop medications
* Take antibiotic eye drops for bacterial infection
If you are concerned about your itchy eyes, or if you're experiencing unusual symptoms, consult an eye specialist to get a clear diagnosis and treatment options available.
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