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is blurred vision, blurring of distant objects a symptom of pink eye (viral conjunctivitis)

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
Usually the same: Most "pink eye" is caused by viral conjunctivitis, in which case they're the same. However, a bacterial conjunctivitis, though less common, could caus ... Read More
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Dr. Krishna Anand
50 years experience Pediatrics
Possible: Pink eye without any yellow discharge most probably due to viral illness .This will resolve of it own in 3-4 days . If there is lot of watering or it ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Now: You should not still have blurred vision
Dr. David Krulak
23 years experience Family Medicine
Now: Due to the change in your visual acuity, it is important to get a full eye exam by a qualified physician.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Possible: If so, then it should be better in about a week. If not, see an ophthalmologist for evaluation.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ilan Cohen
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Inflammation: Conjunctivitis is inflammation of the conjunctiva (covering on the white part of the eye). Keratitis is inflammation of the cornea (clear layer in fro ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Yang
27 years experience Ophthalmology
See eye MD: You really need to be evaluated to determine the difference. However, if it is in both eyes, it is almost certainly due to a virus, as this is highly ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Windisch
25 years experience Pediatrics
They don't help: Antibiotics won't help if you have viral conjunctivitis.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Tough to say: It could be the viral conjunctivitis is still causing some minor inflammation, or allergies are adding to your issues. If it persists, see the Dr. fo ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
See Eye MD: Light sensitivity is common with many eye disorders, including conjunctivitis. I would be concerned that she has a keratitis or iritis if the light s ... Read More

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