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can you get a rash from pink eye

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Wieder
35 years experience Ophthalmology
Pink eye and rash: You can get a rash around your eye in association with pink eye. The other possible cause is a reaction to drops if you are using anything to treat t ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ari Weitzner
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Not typical: Perhaps the pink eye is an allergic reaction, not a virus/bacteria, and the rash is part of the allergy. Rarely we could be dealing with a devastating ... Read More
Dr. David Sachs
18 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Normal pink eye can come with cold like symptoms but shouldn't cause a rash. See your pcp or a dermatologist to see what is causing your rash.
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Dr. Lori Semel
35 years experience Pediatrics
Viral syndrome: It suggests that she probably had a viral syndrome rather than a pure conjunctivitis (pink eye). Most notably, adenovirus can cause this.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Moisturizer: At the minimum, apply moisturizer after bathing immediately and perhaps another application in another 12 hrs with or without bathing. The pink eyes ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
42 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Virus vs reaction?: Most colds and coughs don't need antibiotics. You may well have a virus, and the Zpak will not speed your recovery if so. Unless the prescriber told y ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe,maybe not: Can only be sure with an exam & testing.If the kid is feeding ok & not too stressed out this can wait a couple days.If things look bad & kids not drin ... Read More
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Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Viral infection: This sounds like a viral infection, maybe chicken pox or primary herpes. Take him to your pediatrician.
A member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Sounds viral: This sounds like a viral infection. Take your son to the pediatrician.
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Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
30 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Roseola?: Typically a viral illness with fever, and rash. Rash usually appears when fever subsides. Like any other viral illness, management consists of symptom ... Read More
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Many are viral and..: Spread from person to person.

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