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I Woke Up This Morning With Pink Eye When Can I Go Back To Work
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
Depends on what the : Pink eye really just means a red eye. It can be caused by allergies, viruses and bacterial. If both eyes are red then allergies are the more likely. If there is a lot of discharge and it looks fairly goopy (muco-purulent), you may want to call you doctor. Sometimes they will call out a medication. Other times, based on symptoms, they will like to see you. ...Read more
I woke up this morning with a discharge around my eye and half of my eye was slightly red.Is this pink eye and will I be able to go to my Christmas party tomorrow?
Just be careful: Conjunctivitis (pink eye) usually is due to common cold viruses, and prevention is the same: no kissing (even a social peck on the cheek), no shared cups or utensils, cover coughs and sneezes, limited hand contact with others, and very freqent hand washing or alcohol gel. It's different in young kids, e.g. day care, because at that age hygiene and preventing spread are impossible. ...Read more
Woke up this morning with a watery, red eye, with yellow discharge. Now it is less red. Could this be pink eye?
My right eye is very teary and it burns and this morning I woke up with it very crusty. Is it pink eye? My eye is slightly red/pink.
?conjunctivitis?: The acute mattering & crusting of your right eyelids & redness, tearing is consistent with conjunctivitis, probably viral, but could be allergic (itching), blocked tear duct (painful swelling in inner corner), drynes (usually both eyes, scratchy, usually no matter), chemical exposure, bacterial (very goopy, more pain) as ideas. Clean matter w/clean washcloth, avoid affecting lt eye, tear drops. MD ...Read more
It depends: "pink eye" is a very broad term describing infectious and non-infectious conjunctivitis. If you have an eye infection, then control of its spread is important. If your eye is red due to blepharitis or other non-infectious cause you may go back to work despite the cosmetic appearance. Best to ask your eye doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Got pink eye Sat. went to ER Sun...they gave him polytrim (polymyxin b and trimethoprim) eye drops but it's now Wed. and eyes are no better what to do? Needs to go back to work
Follow-up: You need a follow-up since the treatment did not work ...Read more
Woke up with crusty stuff on eye. It's a little red and itching. Is this pink eye? If so how contageous? Should i go to work?
I thought i had pink eye but i woke up the next day and it was foggy and its getting worse its like i can't see through a thick fog during the day and night
Many causes: You need an examination ASAP. There are Many causes for your symptoms & your problem depends on your history, medical condition, contact lens wear etc. An examination will help to diagnose & provide treatment. Infection, inflammation, internal ocular problems are considerations. If you notice much discharge, irrigate with an eye rinse & cleanse eyelashes with warm water. Artificial tears may help ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I woke up with double pink eye with green discharge. Will collodial silver drops help? How long do I wait to see dr?
Best see doc today: Most conjunctivitis ("pink eye") is due to viruses; adenonvirus it the name of one of the common causes. However, "green discharge" is worrisome for a bacterial infection, in which case an antibiotic eyedrop or ointment may be necessary. And even a viral infection may benefit from soothing eyedrops. Colloidal silver isn't likely to help. Call your doctor's office, even though it's the weekend. ...Read more
I woke up with an irritated eye it may be pink eye.. Not sure but I have stuff to do today this sucks so any home remedies?
It depends: You must see a doctor to determine if it is viral or bacterial infection, or allergy-related. ...Read more
Could be: Is this in one or both eyes? Do the eyes feel as if there is an irritation instead of pain? Is the discharge clear or sticky or is there pus? Is the vision changed? Have you worn contact lenses? Have you swam in a lake or pool? The answer to all of these will determine whether it is pink eye or something more serious. If in doubt check with your ophthalmologist. ...Read more
I have a date in 24 hours and just woke up with pink eye how do I get rid of it by tommorow night?
See your doctor: Is the quickest way. There are some great medical eye drops that can make an improvement in 24 hours if it is infectious. If it is allergic then you may find that over the counter clear eyes helps. Similisan also makes a great homeopathic eye drop that will help...But the quickest way for infectious pink eye are prescription eye drops from a practitioner. ...Read more
I woke up with right eye all puffy and watery, it's 6 hours later and still the same, is this pink eye?
I got pink eye on march 3rd but it has reduced in redness with some pentrexyl &eye drops but i woke up today there was crusting around it again ?
See Physician: Pink eye may require antibiotics usually drops. sine pink eye can be transferred eye to eye and is contagious, I recommend you seek medical attention. Less likely, there are other eye diseases that can look like pink eye and again can be diagnosed by an eye doctor. good luck ...Read more
Hi is it possible to give yourself pinkeye? My BF farted numerous times in his hands while naked and woke up with pink eye.
I woke up yesterday with both eyes red, but I don't have the discharge or anything really coming out, is it still pink eye that I have?
Any irritation?: Bilateral redness following a bout with conjunctivitis suggests incomplete treatment. Stop your eye drops after using them for a week and see an eye specialist. If a viral infection, the antibiotics do not help, and may be causing an allergic reaction. If bacterial, antibiotic resistance is suspected. See an ophthalmologist for an end of the day appointment, since you might be contagious. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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