A 23-year-old female asked:
How to get rid of eye redness or conjunctivitis in one eye. what may cause it?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Cause defines Rx: You can get red eye from irritation (airborne dust/allergens/foreign bodies). You can get it from various bacterial infections (often has pus). You can get it with a variety of viruses. Even water flushing the eye can make it red. Treatment would depend on the cause which often requires an exam to sort out.
79 viewsAnswered May 03, 2020
A 44-year-old member asked:
What is the best way to get rid of eye redness from conjunctivitis?
2 doctor answers • 12 doctors weighed in
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Patience: Conjunctivitis is usually a viral infection of the lining of the eye and the redness and dilation are the bodies response to try and rid itself of the infection. Even if there were a way to get rid of the redness, you would want the defensive responses to remain active. Have patience and your body will win the battle and the redness with recede.
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Last updated May 3, 2020
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