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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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How are pink eye and blood shot eyes different?

How are pink eye and blood shot eyes different?

Difficult: Even for medical doctors, this is difficult there is a simple new test that can readily identify pink eye. ...Read more

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I quit taking seroquel (quetiapine) 100mg. For two days i was itching all over, blood shot eyes, extremely sensitive to light, what was causing these symptoms?

I quit taking seroquel (quetiapine) 100mg. For two days i was itching all over, blood shot eyes, extremely sensitive to light, what was causing these symptoms?

Adverse reaction: I know thatseroquel can cause your eyes to be dry because of tear production decrease. Ask prescribing doctor of any other med to replace sequel. Treat eyes with over the counter arificilal tear drops like refresh or systane. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have pink eye or is it just blood shot?

How do I know if I have pink eye or is it just blood shot?

Allergic/Viral/Bacte: Pink eye is lay mans term used for redness in the eye which can be caused by different conditions allergic conjunctivitis little redness, swelling and itching viral infection especially adenovirus, herpes zoster, can be with severe pain, intolerance to light and vision problem baterial infection which will present with redness, discharge and pain subconjunctival hemorrhage redness only, no pain/itching. ...Read more

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I took 300 mg of gabapentin today for the first time and now I have blood shot eyes. Is that a bad sign?

I took 300 mg of gabapentin today for the first time and now I have blood shot eyes. Is that a bad sign?

Gabapentin: Please do not take any more Gabapentin but please see your doctor about your bloodshot eyes! Let me know how things go. ...Read more

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Hello! I recently induced vomiting, and I've noticed I have blood shot eyes as a yellow tinge to both eye balls - should I be worried?

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I recently induced vomiting, and I've noticed I have blood shot eyes as a yellow tinge to both eye balls - should I be worried?

No: Most likely you burst a blood vessel from vomiting. It's very common people can get Subconjuctival hemorrhage from any kind of straining that cause pressure I.e. Vomiting, sneezing, heaven lifting, staying , coughing etc It will go away in 1-2 weeks and do not worry. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have blood shot eyes?

What does it mean if I have blood shot eyes?

Lots of causes: Red eyes can simply be from dry eye syndrome (common in women, especially peri or post menopausal). Other causes include eyelid inflammation (blepharitis) or infection. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have blood shot eyes?

Could it be something bad if I have blood shot eyes?

Maybe but not likely: It is not uncommon to get a subconjunctival hemorrhage once or twice in your life. It is far less common to develop recurrent bouts, such as annually. If this happens more than once per year, have an evaluation. The doctor may recommend some blood work to ensure that you are fine. ...Read more

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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