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How long does eye redness associated with common cold last?

How long does eye redness associated with common cold last?

Acute phase: Redness of the eyes with common cold should subside with the resolution of acute symptoms, usually about three days. ...Read more

Dr. Walter Husar
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Red Eye (Definition)

Red eye is a symptom in which a one or both of a person's eyes are redder than normal. Redness is usually caused by increased blood (red colored) in the reddened area. Increased blood flow can be due to allergies, inflammation, infection, hormonal changes, nerve problems, ...Read more


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How long does eye redness associated with blocked tear duct last?

How long does eye redness associated with blocked tear duct last?

Depends: It will persist until the underlying issues is treated and resolved. ...Read more

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How long does it take for eye redness to go away after excision of nevus on conjunctiva?? Been 3 months since, and my eye is still pink with veins.

How long does it take for eye redness to go away after excision of nevus on conjunctiva?? Been 3 months since, and my eye is still pink with veins.

Depends on size: Depends on size of the area excised.After this period of time,you should return to your surgeon for advice . There may be some drops that will help the injection. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for my red eye to recover?

How long is it supposed to it take for my red eye to recover?

Depends: The cause of it could be many things. It can be due to an allergy which requires treatment and elimination of the source. Infection either viral(pink eye) or bacterial conjuctivitis. The viral conjectivitis will take 1-2 weeks, bacterial can get better with a treatment within 2-3 days. Inflammation can cause redness, antiinflammatory makes it better within 1-3 days. ...Read more

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I have a red eye,It hurts a little but feels like there is pressure behind it. Was in a car accident last week. Could it be related and what is it?

I have a red eye,It hurts a little but feels like there is pressure behind it. Was in a car accident last week. Could it be related and what is it?

Eye trauma : You may have subconjunctival bleed which could be from the car accident .if ur vision is ok , then it's not an emergency . If you notice increased pain behind eye, you need to see an ER doc or an ophthalmology MD ASAP ...Read more

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How long do you have to wait to put on contacts after using visine "red eye" eye drops? Do you wait at all?

How long do you have to wait to put on contacts after using visine "red eye" eye drops?  Do you wait at all?

No.: For the most part, I do not recommend visine "red eye" drops. If one abuses these drops by using them too frequently, they actually get the "red in" instead of getting the "red out." however, for this particular drop there is no need to wait. If you want to be safe, as a matter of course you can use 10 minutes as a safe guide to how long you should wait after placing any sort of drop in your eye. ...Read more

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Localized red eye, extreme pain moving eye from side to side. Have seen doctors, labs done, no diagnosis. Very painful, lasts for a few days then gone?

Localized red eye, extreme pain moving eye from side to side. Have seen doctors, labs done, no diagnosis. Very painful, lasts for a few days then gone?

?scleritis: You may have episodes of scleritis. Have the doctors seen you when your eye was red? This needs to be followed. Do not jump doctor to doctor, as the continuity of care is essential in such difficult cases! ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Common Cold (Definition)

Viral upper respiratory tract infection, or URI, is a condition where there is a viral infection of the nose or throat, causing redness and inflammation, runny ...Read more