Pinkeye - Preparing For Your Appointment
To prepare for your appointment, see the topic Making the Most of Your Appointment.
You can help your
doctor diagnose and treat your condition by being prepared to answer the
- What are your main symptoms?
- How long
have you had your symptoms?
- Have you had any vision changes,
increased pain in the eye, or increased sensitivity to light?
you had this problem before? If so, do you know what caused the problem at the
time? How was it treated?
- Do you wear contact lenses or
- Does anyone in your family or at your workplace have
signs of an eye infection, such as drainage from the eye or red and swollen
- Have you been exposed to fumes or chemicals?
home treatment measures have you tried? Did they help?
prescription or nonprescription medicines have you tried? Did they
- Do you have any
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
December 17, 2009
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