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How do you know when pink eye is done

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Conjunctivitis: 'pink eye' is the popular term for conjunctivitis, which in adults is mostly due to virus. It is a mucus membrane virus similar to that of the common ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Conjunctivitis: A pink eye can be due to many things. Classically a "pink eye" is due to viral conjunctivitis and can be very contagious with severe itchiness. If you ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Purkiss
16 years experience Ophthalmology
None really: Most "pinkeye" or conjunctivitis is actually viral, so eye drops, including antibiotics, are usually not effective. Viral conjunctivitis tends to run ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience Pediatrics
Depends : Depends on the age of the baby. If the baby is less than 3 months old, you need to call the baby's doctor right away or go to the emergency room for ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Dieck
37 years experience Ophthalmology
Many types: A "pink" eye can be infectious, allergic , chemical, autoimmune, phototoxic, etc. Most "pink" eyes referred to by the general public refer to infecti ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
29 years experience Family Medicine
Pink eye: It can be caused by either a virus or a bacteria. It is transmitted through the hands of an infected individual touching an unaffected person and the ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
No testing needed: Conjunctivitis, aka pink-eye, is referred to acute superficial infection of the eye(s), either viral or bacterial cause. Viral infection typically pro ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Not to worry: There are a number of viruses which cause this and the length of infection can be from 5-10 days. There is no specific treatment; just drops for comf ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Suggs
36 years experience Ophthalmology
Not common: There are special testing which can be done, i would suggest they be done by a corneal specialist. But the hallmark is unstable refractions, caused b ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
When it is : No longer red, irritated or runny.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Allergic/Viral/Bacte: Pink eye is lay mans term used for redness in the eye which can be caused by different conditions allergic conjunctivitis little redness, swelling a ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ham
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Floaters: It sounds as if you have had a posterior vitreous detachment. This is a situation where the vitreous(jelly) of the eye detaches (not a retinal detach ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Lonna Larsh
29 years experience Family Medicine
Take her to a doctor: If it really is pinkeye then she needs antibiotic drops or ointment. She'll need to see a doctor for that. In the meantime, wash the goop from her ey ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
Rash is gone: Apply a topical antifungal treatment that you can buy over the counter to the involved skin several times a day until 1 week after the rash has resolv ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Cornea transplant: You need to give more detail to enable the question to be answered.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wendy Askew
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
The release of an eg: The release of an egg from the ovary that occurs as part of the normal menstrual cycle. The symptoms of ovulation may be very vague, mild pelvic pain ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
The cervix remains: closed during early pregnancy and it is located very far back in the vaginal vault. It remains hard until weeks before the delivery.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hi. : Hi. Colon irrigation is often performed by alternative medicine providers. Water is introduced into the colon which can be mixed with homeopathic or ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Wieder
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Pink eye: Is caused usually by a virus. Symptoms include redness, tearing and irritation, occasionally associated with pain and light sensitivity. Typically t ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: On the surgery. Ask your eye surgeon.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: If you have classic adult pink eye, which is viral, then you most likely have one of the viruses lasting 3-10 days with complete resolution. If you h ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Dang
13 years experience Radiology
Brain bleed: Brain hemorrhage is bleeding inside the head. This could be blood surrounding the brain (subdural or epidural hematoma) or blood inside the brain tiss ... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Chang
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Yes: Viral conjunctivitis commonly referred to as pink eye is contagious and spread through the discharge very easily. Can even get it from sharing towels ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Rosenfeld
40 years experience Ophthalmology
Seek help: Blurry vision can be caused by a variety of conditions, some as simple as a need for glasses, but others are more serious like glaucoma. You need to ... Read More

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