The blog of Xeno, a slightly mad scientist
Unfortunately the breathe right strips opened the path from my throat up to my eye. Now I understand why nature plugs your sinuses when you have a sore throat. It is to protect your eyes. My left eye feels like sand paper and has a thick white puss, and now I also have a painful cough. I started Azithromycin today, which is only fatal in extremely rare case. ;-) Not posting much at present, but as with 2008, I expect to be posting a few of the world’s top strange news items each day in 2009, so check back.
Lef Eye, Pink Eye
Pinkeye can be caused by many of the bacteria and viruses responsible for colds and other infections, — including ear infections, sinus infections, and sore throats … – kh
Eyelids stuck shut when you wake up…. Uncomfortable, thick yellow or green discharge (often a bacterial infection)
wash your hands thoroughly and often.
Wash and change sheets and pillowcases every day.
Pinkeye (viral conjunctivitis) usually goes away in 10-14 days, but symptoms may last for up to 6 weeks.
If your infection is bacterial, your doctor may prescribe antibiotic eyedrops as pink eye treatment, and the infection should clear within several days. – mao
Bacterial Conjunctivitis is caused by certain bacteria that have made their way to the eye. Examples of bacteria include staphylococci and streptococci. – ecs