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Cold In Eyes Or Pink Eye
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
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?
June had sinus infect. Red in right eye?had eyes dialited, eyes fine. when turn head to left,right eye solid light red corner of eye, than red lines.
Again, more info: needed to help you especially after you said your exam was normal by your eye doctor. Was this an ophthalmologist or optometrist? If you weren't satisfied, you need to get a second opinion from an ophthalmologist to identify what your redness in your conjunctiva is from, or if it's allergy related, contact lens related, or other? We need more info to help you further.Please resubmit with the info, ...Read more
Possibly: Red eyes is just a sign of irritation. It is very non-specific and can be caused by numerous etiologies including eye strain. Eye strain leads to dry eyes, which could then cause red eyes. You should see an eye md for appropriate diagnosis and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am experiencing itchy eyes, red or bloodshot eyes (side: one eye only) and discharge or mucus in eyes. The following also describe me: Eye irri...
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I am experiencing itchy eyes, eye pain (quality: sore or burning, in the eyelid) both eyelids, eyelid pain, eyelid swelling, gritty or scratchy eyes, made worse by exposure to allergen or irritants and eye irritation. Tired of the pain..
Eye iritation: suggest you see an ophthalmologist to make the correct diagnosis and start you on the appropriate drops. ...Read more
Feeling like eye floater & mild burning in eye. It gets better when i wash eyes with cold water. Is this inflammation, allergy, infect, or floater.
Burning vs itchiness: Burning is usually due to drying out of the tear film (ie, dry eye, meibomian gland dysfunction, chemical exposure); allergies usually cause itchiness. Viral infections usually cause severe itchiness; bacterial infections cause severe yellowish/green discharge. Floaters are the black objects many see when looking at a white background. If in doubt, see your eyemd. Eyedoc2020.Blogspot.Com may help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Coughing, nasal congestion, sneezing. Lower eyelid of one eye is swollen and hurts to the touch and eyes water. Connected or possible eye infection?
Eye mucous: Mucous from your eyes can be caused by either allergies or dry eyes. You can try some over the counter artificial tears on a regular basis for several days to see if this helps your symptoms. If you're having more problems, then discuss this with your ophthalmologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Green, not allergy: See your ophthalmologist.Get a more detailed 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
Probably allergy: If the primary symptom is itchiness, the problem is probably an environmental allergy like pollen, dust mites or animal dander. A white, stretchy-stringy discharge is common with allergies. If the primary symptom is a yellow or green discharge, it is probably an infection (conjunctivitis). In adults, these infections are usually caused by cold viruses and usually resolve on their own. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Perhaps, but beware!: Visine or clear eyes are otc eye drops sold for red or itchy eyes. These medications work primarily by vasoconstriction of the inflamed blood vessels of the outer layer of the eye--common to eye allergies or irritation. However, these are not useful for red eyes due to infection. It is best to consult with your eye doctor to select the best treatment for you. An eye antibiotic may prove better. ...Read more
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