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Is there a way that I can make my conjunctivitis less noticeable

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
20 years experience Ophthalmology
Be Careful: Conjunctivitis is a symptom of an underlying problem. Yes, medicines such as visine which are vasoconstrictors can mask the redness temporarily but w ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frances Ilozue
24 years experience Family Medicine
Redness, discharge: The symptoms may include: redness, discharge, crusting, pain or discomfort, sometimes there's increased sensitivity to light and mild blurry vision.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frances Ilozue
24 years experience Family Medicine
Culture: If you really want to know the exact germ that caused the symptoms, you need to see your doctor who may perform a bacterial culture, if he/she agrees ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
23 years experience Ophthalmology
What is the cause?: See an ophthalmologist to help you address the cause!
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
20 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Topical, long-acting antihistamines can help a lot. Occasionally we need to resort to use of topical steroid drops to break the reaction. Also, lid ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Inflammation: Conjunctivitis is inflammation of the conjunctiva, the outer covering of the eye. It can be caused by a number of things, including allergies, foreig ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Several issues: Conjunctivitis=inflammation of the conjunctiva irritant : dust, hair spray, mascara, chemicals germ: bacterial, chlamydia, viral allergy: air born ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Conjunctivitis: Yes viral and bacterial causes of conjunctivitis is contagious.
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
17 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes you can: A majority of infectious conjunctivitis is caused by viruses- the better known one is adenovirus (aka pink eye). This is highly contagious and can be ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Depends on the cause: Conjunctivitis is an eye irritation that has many causes. Irritants (sand, etc): eyewash or removal allergens (pollens, etc): avoidance or moving aw ... Read More
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