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elcamino
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   Posted 2/11/2008 12:48 PM (GMT -7)   
have any of you ever had iritis?  Inflammation of the eye(s)?  I've had problems with dry eyes, may have sjogren's, and more recently, my right eye is bright red and hurts like heck.  The pain seems to be worsened by the  computer (go figure), and I'm afraid it may be an infection of some kind.  Just wondering about iritis--I do have a call into my opthamologist to see if he wants me to come in now, or wait until my regular appointment with him in 2 weeks.
 
El
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Weleetka
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   Posted 2/11/2008 1:23 PM (GMT -7)   
Elcamino,
I had an infection of the sclera (sp)... It was very painful... and someone told me while I had it that I may have iritis.. I'd never heard of either, but I can tell you it last about two weeks and I had to take steroid eye drops... then tapering off of them....for sure you need to see the dr...

Lynnwood
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   Posted 2/11/2008 1:28 PM (GMT -7)   
The eye undergoes more stress when looking at a computer or television monitor than when looking at normal items. So it would be normal for whatever is happening to bother you more when using the computer.

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