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Pink Discoloered Eyes But Not Blood Shot
I have blood shot eyes and am having really bad headaches. I have a history of pseudo tumor. Should I see a doctor or do I just have pink eye?
You need to see: A doctor. This is not pink eye. ...Read more
MY left eye has been pink on the left and right side and under it it looks kinda like blood shot but a light light pink it doesn't bother me at all?
Can be nornal: Mild conjunctival hyperemia (redness) ca result from dryness, chemical exposure, allergy, infection and often just prominent conjunctival vasculature ...Read more
Pink eye is lay mans term used for redness in the eye which can be caused by different conditions
allergic conjunctivitis little redness, swelling and itching
viral infection especially adenovirus, herpes zoster, can be with severe pain, intolerance to light and vision problem
baterial infection which will present with redness, discharge and pain
subconjunctival hemorrhage redness only, no pain/itching. ...Read more
With upper respiratory infection, the conjunctival blood vessel dilate to bring in more blood and thus defend the eye. So even if you have no infection in your eyes they may turn red when you get a cold.
With other infections like urinary tract the eyes should not get red. ...Read more
My husband eyes have a clear thickness coming across his eyes. Looks like slime. His eyes always stays blood shot to?
See eye Dr: A persons eyes are too important, so I recommend having your husband see an ophthalmologist so he can get his condition properly diagnosed and treated. Best wishes. ...Read more
Depends on the cause: Blood shot eye, also called red eye is a non-specific term to describe an eye that appears red due to illness or injury, ranging from dry eyes, or allergies to much more serious things such as bacterial infections. If not too painful, nor traumatic and infrequent, I would recommend otc artificial tear lubricants 3-4x/day. If symptoms still persist or worsen, then see an ophthalmologist (eye md). ...Read more
It depends: Bloodshot eyes caused by a subconjunctival hemorrhage can take up to 2 weeks or longer to go away. If the eye is pink (inflammation, allergy, infection), it may improve quickly with the appropriate treatment. A trip to the eye doctor can help sort out what is going on and how best to treat it. ...Read more
Maybe but not likely: It is not uncommon to get a subconjunctival hemorrhage once or twice in your life. It is far less common to develop recurrent bouts, such as annually. If this happens more than once per year, have an evaluation. The doctor may recommend some blood work to ensure that you are fine. ...Read more
Not common: Most people go through life without getting eye problems blood shot eyes which usually are infectious or due to bleeding can happen to anyone, but need exposure or trauma to produce these. Other causes can also happen but mostly these happen infrequently. Don't worry but seek help if it happens to you. ...Read more
Dryness: Soft contact lenses are a "barrier" to oxygen permeability of the cornea. Wearing poorly fitted contacts, wearing contacts for too many hours in the day, sleeping in contacts, not changing contacts regularly can all lead to dryness and poor oxygen delivery to the cornea. Dryness and poor oxygen delivery can lead to red, irritated eyes. ...Read more
Bloodshot eyes: Engorged blood vessels I the clear skin layer (conjunctiva) that overlies the "white of the eye" the sclera. Usually benign, may result from many forms of inflammation. smoke irritation, fatiqued, wind exposure, lack of sleep, allergies, and other irritants. Artificial tears, rest, and avoiding irritants usually resolves. Some chronic cases may require treatment by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
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