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Are there any home remedies for pink eye in children?

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. Jon Fishburn
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Conjunctivitis (Definition)

The conjunctiva is the outer layer of thye eye. Conjunctivitis means inflammation by any irritant. The normal pale clear tissue will look iritated and discolored from light pink to angry red and ...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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Is there any home remedy for chronic, recurring pink eye with severe eye pain and pressure right above infected eye?

Is there any home remedy for chronic, recurring pink eye with severe eye pain and pressure right above infected eye?

No: You will need to see a doctor to find out what is going on and for management of these problems. ...Read more

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What to do if I have pink eye: need an urgent home treatment?

What to do if I have pink eye: need an urgent home treatment?

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. ...Read more

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I work with children and I have pink eye. Should i avoid all contact?

I work with children and I have pink eye. Should i avoid all contact?

Contagious pink eye!: Pink eye is usually very contagious, so you should avoid any contact with other people until your eyes are less inflamed and there is no drainage. ...Read more

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What is the best remedy to get rid of pink eye?

None: Steroid drops may help the symptoms, but the disease must run its course. ...Read more

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Can children get pink eye feom swimming in a waterhole on the big island, hawaii?

Yes: There are a number of pathogens which exist in fresh and salt water which can produce eye infections - sometimes serious. See your eye doctor for a a complete examination to look into it. ...Read more

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Dr. Tim Conrad
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Pink Eye (Definition)

Pink eye is also known as Conjunctivitis. Inflammation of a layer called the conjunctiva is referred to as "pink ...Read more