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is it okay to have bloodshot eyes after pink eye

A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Becker
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: The redness will go away. The bloodshot, dilated vessels, are the bodies way of attacking the problem. When you are all better the redness will like ... Read More
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Dr. Ari Weitzner
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Yep: Should go away in a week or so.

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See eye doctor: But I suspect that you may have dry eyes which may respond to regular use (3-4x/day) of artificial tear preferably in single-dose form. One of the ma ... Read More
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Viral Conjunctivitis: Not treating - this is a common option for mild or moderate infections. Your tears contain chemicals that fight off germs (bacteria). Without treatmen ... Read More
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Dr. PHILIP WALLER
33 years experience Rheumatology
Be careful: Pink eye can be a difficult condition to diagnose or treat. OTC medications may not be adequate to treat ocular inflammation. Please see an eye docto ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes: Going to the doctor, the answer is yes. In all likelihood, you have a bacterial conjunctivitis but that's from afar. Your doctor can see you and make ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nicole Touchet
30 years experience Family Medicine
See a doctor: You should see your doctor or go to an urgent care as soon as you can. You can try clean warm water compresses to your eyes, which may bring some reli ... Read More
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Dr. Ferzaad Moosa
31 years experience Ophthalmology
During : During the course of response to an infection the eyes will become red from dilated blood vessels responding to the inciting agent. Any use of drops ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Dowd
20 years experience Internal Medicine
During & after: During "pink eye" people generally have red "bloodshot" eyes, and this can persist for a little while once you've treated the pink eye, but it should ... Read More
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Dr. Susan Arnoult
25 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: It may just be a minor irritation. If the redness spreads and there is discharge, itching, burning tomorrow then you should be checked for pink eye.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Hector
9 years experience Ophthalmology
Difficult: Even for medical doctors, this is difficult there is a simple new test that can readily identify pink eye.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Shatz
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Pink eye can last up to two weeks. There are certain forms of this condition that can cause bloodshot eyes. As long as there is not pain or decrease ... Read More

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