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What can be done to cure my pink eye?

What can be done to cure my pink eye?

Conjunctivitis: A pink eye can be due to many things. Classically a "pink eye" is due to viral conjunctivitis and can be very contagious with severe itchiness. If you do have true pink eye, the most natural way to treat it is cold ice packs for itchiness; cold tears in refrigerator helps also. If severe an eyemd can rx stronger drops. If discharge, use warm towel to clear it away. Any vision change, see eyemd.

Dr. Tim Conrad
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Pink Eye (Conjunctivitis) (Definition)

"Pink eye" refers to a viral infection of the conjunctiva. These infections are especially contagious among children. Newborns can be infected by bacteria in the birth canal. This condition is called ophthalmia neonatorum, and it must be treated immediately to preserve eyesight. "Pink eye" refers to a viral infection of the conjunctiva. These infections are especially contagious among children. Newborns can be infected by bacteria in the birth canal. This condition is called ophthalmia neonatorum, and it must be treated immediately to preserve eyesight. ...Read more


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Can you describe how to cure pink eye at home?

Can you describe how to cure pink eye at home?

Depends: There are three different problems called "pink eye". Bacteria pink eye causes redness and pus in the eye all day. This needs antibiotics. Virus and allergy pink eyes look very similar- redness and possible drainage in the morning, but mostly tearing during the day. They will clear up on their own. Just keep the eyes clean with clear water and wash your hands well. Call doctor if getting worse.

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Can siliasan pink eye relief actually cure pink eye?

Can siliasan pink eye relief actually cure pink eye?

No: A homeopathic drop to "soothe" the eye. Typically "pink" eye is a viral conjunctivitis that has no cure, that is commonly acquired during the "cold" season. Time heals. Tylenol, (acetaminophen) artificial tears, decongestant eye drops, and proper eyelid hygiene generally is all that is necessary. Ocassionally a complicated pink eye needs an eye md to evaluate and treat.

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Is there anyway to cure a pink eye without any medicene?

Is there anyway to cure a pink eye without any medicene?

Depends: It all depends on the cause on the pink eye. If it is due to viral conjunctivitis, then it will resolve spontaneously just as with a common cold. Otc artificial tears may relieve some symptoms. Other causes of pink eye may need antibiotics or steroids eye drops. You will need to see your eye md to determine the cause.

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Can pink eye be cured with g.E. Sulfameth/tmp ds can g. E. Sulfameth/ tmp ds cure pink eye?

Can pink eye be cured with g.E. Sulfameth/tmp ds can g. E. Sulfameth/ tmp ds cure pink eye?

No: Pink eye will get better without treatment. You can use some over the counter allergy or rewetting drops to soothe your eyes.

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Can there be any way to cure viral pink eye?

Can there be any way to cure viral pink eye?

None really: Most "pinkeye" or conjunctivitis is actually viral, so eye drops, including antibiotics, are usually not effective. Viral conjunctivitis tends to run it's course in 7-10 days. It can be very contagious, spreading from one eye to the other or to other people. Hand washing is essential. To be certain it is not a more serious bacterial or fungal infection, you should see an ophthalmologist.

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What could be some natural cures for pink eye?

What could be some natural cures for pink eye?

"pink eye" may refer: To a fungal, viral, or bacterial infection (conjunctivitis) of the eye. Bacterial is very contagious & requires antibiotics (& frequent handwashing to prevent spread). Viral may resolve on its own depending on cause; if not improving, see doc for treatment. Fungal should also be checked by doc. Home remedies not a good idea.

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Please help! What is the best cure for pink eye?

Please help! What is the best cure for pink eye?

See an Eye MD: Because there are so many possible causes of conjunctivitis, it is impossible to get a correct diagnosis without an examination. Please see an eye md asap.

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Can you please describe the natural cures for pink eye?

None: If you have classic pink eye, which is viral, no natural remedies with treat it. You can take drops including natural lubricating drops for comfort and hygiene of the eyes.

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Can pataday eye drops cure pink eye?

Can pataday eye drops cure pink eye?

No: Pataday is an eyedrop to treat allergic conjunctivitis. Pink eye and allergic conjunctivitis can look the same, the main difference is that the allergic version typically itches. If you have "true pink eye" it is a viral infection, and Pataday will not cure that.

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What would you suggest I do to cure a bacterial pink eye at home?

Tea bags: Damp tea bags of flower teas like chamomile, and even black tea bags, can treat the surface of the eyes naturally and with little risk. Avoid plain water, but rather, use saline or eye wash to rinse your eyes, bacterial conjunctivitis is not nearly as contagious as viral conjunctivitis. Antibiotic drops are the preferred medical treatment for bacterial conjunctivitis.

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I caught pink eye from daughter. Have yellowish dischardge like her. Hers cured with presc. Drops. Is there an oral cure w/o drops, can't handle drops!

I caught pink eye from daughter. Have yellowish dischardge like her. Hers cured with presc. Drops. Is there an oral cure w/o drops, can't handle drops!

Conjunctivitis: Eye drops or eye ointment are the treatment of choice for bacterial conjunctivitis.They are better at getting effective drug levels to the site of the infection than oral antibiotics. You can use warm compresses 4-5 times per day and see if that helps, but if you are still having symptoms in 2-3 days then it is time to use the eye drops. Remember it is very contagious, use good hand washing habits.

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Can there be really no cure for viral pink eye?

Can there be really no cure for viral pink eye?

Not usuaually.: Only for herpes virus. The adenovirus must run its course.

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How can I cure pink eye?

How can I cure pink eye?

None really: Most "pinkeye" or conjunctivitis is actually viral, so eye drops, including antibiotics, are usually not effective. Viral conjunctivitis tends to run it's course in 7-10 days. It can be very contagious, spreading from one eye to the other or to other people. Hand washing is essential. To be certain it is not a more serious bacterial or fungal infection, you should see an ophthalmologist.

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What causes pink eye and how can I cure it?

What causes pink eye and how can I cure it?

See an Eye MD: There are numerous possible causes of conjunctivitis. Cannot be diagnosed over the computer. You need to see an eye md asap.

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What is the cure for pink eye?

What is the cure for pink eye?

Pink eye: Antibiotic eye drops can be used to treat bacterial pink eye. Most viral conjunctivitis does not require treatment (but antiviral meds may used if it is a herpes simplex virus infection). Allergic conjunctivitis may be treated with mast cell stabilizers or antihistamines.

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My 17 month old has pink eye, what is the best way to soothe/cure it?

My 17 month old has pink eye, what is the best way to soothe/cure it?

Eye drops: Otc eye drops may be soothing as you await evaluation. Pull the lower lid down with one finger pulling the skin of your cheek & this will open your lower lid as a shelf. Put the drops on the shelf & your blink reflex won't toss the drop off before it can do some good. Definitive rx may require prescription med from your doc, or some viral infections just have to run their course.

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I was wondering if any body knows any over-the-counter cures for pink eye?

I was wondering if any body knows any over-the-counter cures for pink eye?

None really: Most "pinkeye" or conjunctivitis is actually viral, so eye drops, including antibiotics, are usually not effective. Viral conjunctivitis tends to run it's course in 7-10 days. It can be very contagious, spreading from one eye to the other or to other people. Hand washing is essential. To be certain it is not a more serious bacterial or fungal infection, you should see an ophthalmologist.

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Where do I go to find most common cure for pink eye home remedies, medications, etc?

Where do I go to find most common cure for pink eye home remedies, medications, etc?

Pink eye treatment: Pink eye treatment depends on the cause of the problem. You should go see an eye doctor.

Dr. Jon Fishburn
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Conjunctivitis (Definition)

An inflammation of the thin mucous membrane that lines the front surface of the eyeball and the inside of the eyelids. As the inflammation increases, it causes tiny blood vessels to dilate, thus leading to a ...Read more