A 28-year-old member asked:
does pink eye cause a scratching sensation against your eyeball? it feels like something is constantly scratching it and is so uncomfortable
2 doctor answers
Dr. Michael Sparacino answered
37 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: The scratching feeling represents involvement of the cornea in the infection. Your doctor will typically patch the eye for comfort. He/she may add antibiotic drops and/or a dilator as well. You'll feel better within 3 days.
Answered on Aug 25, 2012
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