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Urgent (but not life threatening) query

(6 Posts)
TheArmadillo Tue 20-Jan-09 18:43:20

I need to do quite a bit of driving tomorrow. Dp can't drive so can't do it instead, but I have virus and latest symptom is that my eyes are constantly gunking over making my vision blurry (obviously meaning I can't drive).

Is there anything that will clear them up quickly or that can help?

Hassled Tue 20-Jan-09 18:45:30

Hot-foot it to an open pharmacy (probably at this time of day a supermarket) and see what they say. If they say no, don't drive. But you can buy over the counter eye antibiotics now, which do kick in quickly.

PavlovtheCat Tue 20-Jan-09 18:47:21

sounds like conjuntivitis - you can get solutions form the pharmacy/gp, but they might not work immediately to stop the gunking, although they will clear whatever is there for a short period (but unlikely very long). Dh had it earlier this year and it took a good couple of days for it to improve. I cant remember what he took, sorry, but it was from the pharmacy, recommended by the pharmacist.

PavlovtheCat Tue 20-Jan-09 18:48:13

hassled - that was was DH had, thank you, antibiotics for the eye, over the counter. It worked quickly, but not instantly, still a good couple of days.

TheArmadillo Tue 20-Jan-09 18:51:26

will get down there in morning (can't go tonight unfortunately).

Thanks - hopefully if they don't work tomorrow they will at least be ready for friday (I am moving on friday eek).

PavlovtheCat Tue 20-Jan-09 21:21:46

Hope you get it sorted and start feeling better soon, and be able to see again! smile

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