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i have had pink eye for over a week

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
No effect: Crying may cause some dilation of the vessels on the front of the eye as well as, of course, extra tears. But the course of the infection depends upo ... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Suzanne Fiala
29 years experience Family Medicine
See Ophthalmologist: Have you been treated by a doctor, or simply used otc drops? At this point i recommend an eye specialist, an ophthalmologist to do a through exam, po ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Ham
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Lubrcatei: Most likely dry eyes or related to systemic autoimmune condition. One can use artificial tears and take oral omega-3s. Warm compresses to stimulate ... Read More
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Dr. Leland Rosenblum
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Eye exam: You need an eye exam to determine what is going on
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
A few thoughts: Persistent symptoms could be due to inappropriate or incomplete treatment, recurrent exposure to infection or allergen, or misdiagnosis to begin with!
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chris Oh
Dr. Chris Oh answered
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Go to pediatrician: Allergic or viral conjunctivitis in general resolve within 3 weeks. I would take your child to see a pediatrician for a full exam asap. There are othe ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keshav Narain
28 years experience Retinal Surgery
Usually not: Be sure to get an exam. Most of the time, pink eye, or conjunctivitis can create inflammation of the conjunctiva. On occasion, it leaves some precip ... Read More
A 13-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chi Nguyen
23 years experience Pediatrics
It could be allergy.: Conjunctivitis is the medical terminology of pink eye. "Pink eye" can be from different reasons. Bacterial pink eye can easily be treated with antib ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Red eyes: Is is possible you may have allergic conjunctivitis. See your doctor or an ophthomologist for evaluation and treatment.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Saab
42 years experience Family Medicine
Pink eye: Many conditions can cause pink eye including virus bacteria allergy foreign body and chemical. If the same eye is affected we need to check for a cor ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience Addiction Medicine
More concerned with : The flu. Pink eye or conjunctivitis will improve without treatment. Drops are used to shorten the course of pink eye.
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