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is it okay to have bloodshot eyes after pink eye

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Becker
33 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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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 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
A 37-year-old male asked:
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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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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 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 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Dowd
19 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
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Pink eye: For a little while if there is residual swelling. If the drainage persists, see a doc.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Pepose
38 years experience Ophthalmology
Probably: Since most pinkeye is caused by adenoviral infection, the use of redness relied eye drops does not treat the underlying cause. While it likely does no ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience Addiction Medicine
Styes occur : Any time, conjunctivitis could potentially cause a stye to form.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ilan Cohen
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Many things: Redness is a marker of inflammation. The inflammation can be due to infection, allergy, dryness and a number of other things. If it persists, go back ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tipu Sultan
Specializes in Allergy
A few days: Blurred vision should not last more than a few days. As pink eye gets better it should improve. If not check with ophthalmologist
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Shatz
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Any activity that causes you to concentrate hard usually leads to staring. This in turn dries the eye's surface and sends a signal to the tear gland t ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Not: Eye drop you mean artifical tear eye drops allergy or antibiotics? The drops do not effect you correction(myopia).
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
40 years experience Pediatrics
Vision post Lasik: If you still have blurry vision post lasik surgery, it means the surgery did not completely correct your myopia either because you had really high myo ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience Addiction Medicine
No: Dry skin is usually a sign of dermatitis, could be do to drops used for pink eye, the sulfa drops.
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Constad
40 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends on drops: Most over the counter drops should be fine to use. Even prescription eye drops will not generally affect cataract development, with the exception of s ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
20 years experience Ophthalmology
No: The redness is a symptom of underlying irritation - this may be caused my a myriad of reasons including dryness, fit, allergy, etc. Best to temporari ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
20 years experience Ophthalmology
Dryness: The first lens in the eye is the tear film on the cornea. If this is inadequate or not healthy then the vision will be blurred. Try artificial tears ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Ham
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Need more information.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Paul
38 years experience Ophthalmology
Have an exam: Probably not prudent to use old bottle of drops, or drops intended for another person, to treat what you may believe is "pinkeye". Old bottles may be ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Victor Bello
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Pink Eye: Pink eye is a problem. It is only a term that says the eyes are reddish pink. Usually due to a mild viral infection, the eyes may become "reddish pink ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Aizuss
42 years experience Ophthalmology
Clear eyes?: Clear eyes is an astringent agent that acts by constricting conjunctival blood vessels thus the eye looks whiter. As the medication wears off, you wi ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sabina Ben-Zion
19 years experience Pediatrics
YES: It would be best to use a new contact after having pink eye but at the very least, you need to clean/disinfect the old one.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Liu
Dr. David Liu answered
18 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Get checked: You may have an infection, which is more likely, or have a foreign body in your eye. The best path would be to go and get checked, by either your pri ... Read More
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