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How long does a bloodshot eye take to get better?

How long does a bloodshot eye take to get better?

Variable: Bloodshot eyes will clear at different rates depending upon the cause. Allergic might clear overnight with antiallergic eyedrops, viral infections clear in 3-10 days. Bacterial more rapidly with topical antibiotics. Eyes with subconjunctival hemorrhage might take two weeks to clear out the blood. Alcoholic induced blood shot eyes might clear overnight. ...Read more

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How long does tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) take to clear up bloodshot eye?

How long does tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) take to clear up bloodshot eye?

Conjunctivitis: Tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) is very effective antibiotic for an eye infection. It has prompt action and for most infectious conjunctivitis the eyes lo0k better in 48 hours. However should continue with the drops for 5-7 days. ...Read more

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Why do people get extremely bad bloodshot eye?

Numerous reasons: The eyes get bloodshot when they are inflamed. The inflammation can be a result of many things including trauma, dryness, infection, allergies and chemicals. See your eye doctor to find the cause so the correct treatment can be applied. ...Read more

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I just used bloodshot eye drops to take away the redness however, now theres a stinging pain and it slighltly took the redness away.

I just used bloodshot eye drops to take away the redness however, now theres a stinging pain and it slighltly took the redness away.

Dry eye: This suggests you have a dry eye syndrome and using the appropriate drops...starting with arificial tears and advancing, should be effective. Use drops as often as needed You will get no benefit by keeping them in the container. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a bloodshot eye? I have had a red speck in my eye since I was a little girl. Is there any way to clear it up?

How to get rid of a bloodshot eye?  I have had a red speck in my eye since I was a little girl.  Is there any way to clear it up?

Maybe : Episodically red eyes may be from dryness, allergies, lack of sleep, environmental conditions/exposures, etc. A trial of preservative free artificial tears 4 to 6 times/day during the "red-eye" time may be helpful.For itchy eyes, a medication like Zaditor (ketotifen) may relieve symptoms. The red spot you describe maybe a Nevus, Angioma, melanosis, or other, all of which requires exam. It won't go away. ...Read more

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How can I fix my bloodshot eye?

No simple answer: Try basic moist compresses, warm and then cold, plain lubricating drops (not the "take the red out" ones!) if there is pain, light sensitivity and /or decrease vision, seek medical atteniton. ...Read more

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What does a bloodshot eye look like?

What does a bloodshot eye look like?

Red: If due to inflammation there is moderate redness mostly with some swelling. If due to hemorrhage, it can be strikingly red which persists until the blood is absorbed. ...Read more

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What could be causing one bloodshot eye?

What could be causing one bloodshot eye?

Some thoughts: Couple common problems can do this: corneal abrasion (scratched eye)-perhaps something got into that eye. Subconjunctival hemorrhage-when a tiny blood vessel beneath the surface of the eye breaks (not always assoc with a known injury). It's usually painless and resolves w/in 2 wks w/o specific tx. If you have other bleeding/bruising problems, high bp, vision loss/changes, significant pain see doc. ...Read more