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is it good to put milk in your eyes if you have red eye or pink eye

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Bustos
17 years experience Ophthalmology
No.: While milk can be soothing to an upset stomach, it is anything but to an upset eye. The eye has fairly narrow pH requirements to maintain healthy tiss ... Read More
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Dr. Stephen Hamilton
31 years experience Ophthalmology
No : Put milk on your cereal.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yale Kanter
60 years experience Ophthalmology
Possible: If you had any contact or any possible source of contamination.
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Dr. Robert Broderick
49 years experience Ophthalmology
Pink : Pink eye is a layman's term for inflamation of the conjuntiva. This can be allergic, viral or bacterial. Best to have an ophthalmologist check the e ... Read More
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Dr. William Goldstein
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Often, : Often, when only one eye is infected, and it goes away quickly, it is a bacterial infection that your body has successfully taken care of. If your vis ... Read More
Dr. Michael Rizen
19 years experience Ophthalmology
The : The redness is a sign that your eye is either infected or inflamed even if it isn't bothering you or causing any blurred vision. If you were told by y ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Same thing: Red eye and pink eye are used similarly. They are imprecise lay terms.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anne Wishna
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No: Red eye drops often irritate the eyes more. Also, the eyes become more red when the effect of the drop wears off. I don't recommend using "red eye" dr ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
29 years experience Family Medicine
Eye drops: No need to use red eye drops along with your pink eye medication. The rx medication will take care of the infection.
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yale Kanter
60 years experience Ophthalmology
Red eye: Yes this is a possibility and should be addressed by an ophthalmologist.
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Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience Addiction Medicine
Hemorrhage: What you describe is very common, a blood vessel in the white part of your eye bore open and hemorrhaged. This is usually do to rubbing or bumping the ... Read More
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A 6-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Janousky
36 years experience Pediatrics
Pink eye: Conjunctivitis or "pink eye" doesn't always itch or burn. Allergic conjunctivitis can resemble infectious conjunctivitis but is usually on both sides. ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes and NO: More likely an allergic reaction/ Irritation . Rx with Cold compresses ( ice pack and wipe with ice cold wipes periodically.) Avoid wearing Contacts ... Read More
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