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Dr. Neil Katz Dr. Katz
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Are there any home remedies for pink eye in children?

Dr. Neil Katz Dr. Katz
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Are there any home remedies for pink eye in children?

Not really: Pink eye usually gets better by itself after a few days. It can't hurt to try some antibiotic drops if it persists. ...Read more

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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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Any home remedies/treatments for pink eye?

Any home remedies/treatments for pink eye?

Time: Most cases of pinkeye will resolve without treatment within a week. Over the counter allergy drops help with the redness and tearing. ...Read more

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Are their any helpful home remedies for pink-eye in a child?

Are their any helpful home remedies for pink-eye in a child?

Relief, not cure: Most pink eye in childhood and infancy is due to viral conjunctivitis. You can relieve the symptoms with warm soaks and bland eyedrops to clear out secretions. Sometimes there is bacterial infection - look for swelling, pus, crusting. If these are present see your ophthalmologist. Home remedies can relieve symptoms but not cure the problem. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for a stye in the eye?

What are some home remedies for a stye in the eye?

Heat: Apply heat to the eyelid and wash it with an eyelid cleaner. There are several available commercially, but dilute baby shampoo will also work. Heat a wet wash cloth in the microwave for a short time (15 sec) and if not too hot ( you do not want to damage your skin and the skin on the eyelids is very thin) apply to the sty. The clean it with lid scrubs. Some of these need antibiotics. ...Read more

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Are there any good home remedies for the pink eye?

Are there any good home remedies for the pink eye?

Wait: Viral infection which causes pink eye run their course over 7 days. There is no specific cure. Only adjunctive supportive therapy is advocated. These include contact precautions, washing hands, cleaning eyes with warm water. Rose water may be helpful. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for a sty in your eye?

What are some home remedies for a sty in your eye?

Heat: If you feel one coming on, get a wash cloth and put it under very warm (not hot) tap water and apply to the eye for 4 minutes about 5 times per day. This will usually get rid of it. Eyedrops with antibiotics will not do anything. It is always helpful to maintain good hygiene and clean the eye regularly. ...Read more

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Any home remedies for under eye darkcircles?

Any home remedies for under eye darkcircles?

Dark Circles: Apply a paste made from a teaspoon of tomato juice, half teaspoon lemon juice, a pinch of turmeric powder and a pinch of gramflour. Keep it for 10 minutes. This is very effective and one of the famous home remedies for dark circles under eyes. ...Read more

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What's a good at home remedy for pink eye?

What's a good at home remedy for pink eye?

Pink Eye: Pink eye is a problem. It is only a term that says the eyes are reddish pink. Usually due to a mild viral infection, the eyes may become "reddish pink" in other severe conditions, like uveitis, acute glaucoma as well. Therefore, a diagnosis by an ophthalmologist is essential. Assuming that it is pink eye, just warm moist compresses may suffice. Diagnosing is the most challenging part. ...Read more

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Can you suggest some home remedies for pink eye?

Can you suggest some home remedies 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. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for swollen eye lids?

What are some home remedies for swollen eye lids?

Depends on the cause: Without seeing a doctor to determine the cause, specific treatments cannot be advised. There are types of lid swelling for which hot compresses are advised and types for which cold compresses are advised. Best bet is to find the cause, then ask. ...Read more

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What are some at home solution for dark circles and baggy eyes?

What are some at home solution for dark circles and baggy eyes?

Dark circles: Under the eyes are difficult to irradicate completely. They're usually associated with eye fatigue or aging changes of the lids. There are some creams and lasers which sometimes help but not consistently. Discuss this with an ophthalmologist or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Home remedies for excessive eye mucus - honey?

Home remedies for excessive eye mucus - honey?

Lubrication: Mucous accumulation in the eyes may be due to dry eyes. Try an artificial tear drop 3 or 4 time a day. Also, are you adequately hydrating? Check your liquid intake. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies I can use for my eye infection?

Are there any home remedies I can use for my eye infection?

Eye infection: First of all, you have to be certain what kind of eye infection you have and this involves a visit to your doctor. There is always a possibility of blindness as a result of untreated corneal infections. ...Read more

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What are some at home remedies for burning and watery eyes?

What are some at home remedies for burning and watery eyes?

Lid scrubs ; tears: For "simple" blepharitis ; or dry eye you can start with a dilute solution of baby shampoo ; wet wash cloth. With eyes closed, gently wipe eyelash line ; lid horizontally 5-6 times on both sides then rinse with warm water. J;j "no more tears" brand works great. Also, otc high quality tears like optive refresh ; systane ultra 3-4x/day also helpful. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies to cure pink eye?

What are some home remedies to cure pink eye?

Breast milk: Breast milk is a known treatment for pink eye, but it's not often easy to obtain. Some pink eye is viral or allergic, but most cases need a prescription antibiotic eye drop. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for a black head covered nose?

What are some home remedies for a black head covered nose?

Alcohol : Isopropyl alcohol is a drying agent and removes fat from skin. It can help. Another is to use benzoyl peroxide, available over the counter. It helps kill bacteria and decrease oil production. ...Read more

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What are warm towels used for in a home birth?

What are warm towels used for in a home birth?

Home Birth: The warm towels are used to dry and warm the baby after delivery. When babies are delivered they are wet and cold. It is very important to dry and warm them quickly. This is done the same way regardless of wether the baby is delivered at home or in the hospital. After being dried they can either be placed in warm towels or simply placed on mom's chest for body heat. ...Read more

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Im 9 weeks pregnant and seems to have gotten pink eye, is there a natural remedy for my eyes or what type of eye drops are safe during pregnancy?

Cool compresses: If that doesn't work, see an ophthalmologist to determine what kind of conjunctvitis you have and the best treatment given you're pregnant. ...Read more

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Dr. Jon Fishburn
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Conjunctivitis (Definition)

A highly contangious condition in which the eyeball and ...Read more