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Cold In Eyes Or Pink Eye
Baby has lots of green eye discharge and watery eyes but eyes are not pink/red. She has a cold and rubs eyes. Pink eye? Polymicin?
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
The past 3 times i've been sick with a cold/flu i also had pink eye. Sometimes it's both eyes or other times just one. Will this keep happening?
Maybe: Reddish discoloration of the eyes is common in upper respiratory infections, and may not always be associated with a viral conjunctivitis (commonly called "pink eye"). The mucous membrane lining the sinuses is connected to the conjunctiva via a small canal (the nasolacrimal duct). Thus any inflammation in the sinuses can carry over into the eye as well, and it can be very asymmetric. ...Read more
I had a cold since last week, this Monday I developed really red eyes and crusty Were woke up. Now only one of my eyes is red, is it pink eye?
Colds and pink eye: Many of the viruses that cause a cold/upper respiratory infection can also cause a limited case if pink eye. Some cases are mild and others can be more severe. Typically symptomatic relief with cool compresses, lubricating eye drops and some patience will allow this to pass in a few days. ...Read more
My 9 mo old son has a bad cold & now has yellow discharge coming from both eyes..How do I know if he has pink eye, or if it's just the cold?
Yes Pink Eye: 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. http://eyedoc2020.blogspot.com. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Red eye: Pink eye is usually due to a bacterial infection, the lids get mattery, crusty, and stuck shut. Allergies make the surface of the eye red and produce a clear watery discharge, and is usually associated with some itching, and if you rub the eye you can get it secondarily infected and end up with a pink eye condition in addition. A cold is associated with a clear discharge and it can be infected. ...Read more
I found out that tea can be used topically to help treat pink eye. Does the tea have to be warm? Can it be cold? Like after being refrigerated.
Is it possible for my 5 year old to have Strep and a cold? She was diag. with Pink eye first, then Strep, now she is coughing. I dont know what to do
This is easy...: Ask your child's doctor an follow his or her advice. There is nothing in this that sounds unusual or serious, if properlly treated. ...Read more
I had a cold then cough, then pink eye, and now i still have a cough. It's been a month. It's painful. Any ideas? Gets worse at night.
Diabetic...I have had flu, earaches(2) , pink eye and now cold! why i keep getting sick one after another? What can I do to get better again? 4weeks!
I'm with cold with severe transparent cough, only this symptom, If my saliva or nose secretion enter In contact with my eye, can I develop Pink Eye?
From someone else: If you yourself are not infected with a cold or upper respiratory infection, then you most likely came into contact with someone or something that was carrying the virus. Once you came into contact with the virus you touched your eye and infected it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had a cold then it was just a cough, then I had pink eye, and I still have my cough and it's really bad. Hurts my chest and makes me pee a little. ?
Here are some...: Do you just have dry cough or cough up much phlegm? If with dry cough, you need strong cough suppressant like codeine for 3-5 days; if with phlegm, you may need antibiotics, for which you need to be evaluated by local doc. As to urine leak, that is naturally expected if abdominal pressure at coughing exceeds what urinary sphincter can resist and hold. More? Contact www/Healthtap.com/dr-Lin... ...Read more
Cold for 3 wks, then a facial herpes breakout, then pink eye. Went to dr, gave me a prescription for amoxicillin because "i've been sick so long" why?
My 14month old is on tobramycin drops for pink eye. He also has a cold, can I give him acetaminophen?
37wk preg. Day 5 sinus cold got pink eye. Given z pack. Day 4 of z pack i'm still stuffed up. Left eye is better but right eye is turning red n gooey?
Taking z-pac for cold/cough and w/in 3 hrs developed pink eye. Used ofloxicin from prev condition and 12 hrs later hives red rash on back gone in 2 hr?
Virus vs reaction?: Most colds and coughs don't need antibiotics. You may well have a virus, and the Zpak will not speed your recovery if so. Unless the prescriber told you bacteria are likely present due to high fever or white count, or exam. Eye drops do not remain sterile after opened, and should be discarded. This is why! Check back with your doctor if symptoms get worse or do not get better. ...Read more