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Pink Eye Doesn T Itch
Think I might have pink eye the right eye itches only when I am ready to go to bed at night I use eye drops but nothing soothes think I might have pink eye the right eye itches only when I am ready to go to bed at night I use eye drops but nothing soothes
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
My left eye is red and the eyelid swollen, it itches and gets watery easily. Is it pink eye or an infection?
No: Pink eye is usually a self limited disease. If your eye itch you have something other than pink eye. ...Read more
Sometimes: Eyes that look red (so-called "pink-eye") can be due to many things including bacterial and viral infections, allergies, inflammations, etc. Typically allergic conjunctivitis produces itch. Itching is occasionally noted with bacterial and viral conjunctivitis as well, but less commonly. Blepharitis can produce itching on the lid margins. ...Read more
Yes: Pink eye is just an eye that is pink for any reason. Pink eye could be an infection, in which case there is often pus. (this kind is contagious.) it may be allergy in which case it is usually itchy. (not contagious) it may be trauma in which case there is often pain. It may be irritation in which case there may be pus, itching and/or pain. ...Read more
VISUAL PROBLEM: You need to see opthalmologist for visual problems. Eyeglasses maybe prescribed. ...Read more
Eye is pink reddish color, tearing when I wake up, itching, a lil soreness, is this pink eye? My bf has this too
Probably: If both you and your boyfriend are experiencing similar symptoms with discomfort and discharge you probably have an eye infection. You both should have your eyes examined. Std's can sometimes present with eye involvement. ...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 was diagnosed with viral pink eye. It seemed like it was getting better (less tearing, less red, less itching). But now it seems like the itching a?
Alllergic: Both viral and allergic conjunctivitis have similar symptoms except itch happens with allergic conjunctivitis. The viral one is contagious and correlates with the a upper respiratory viral infection during or after recovery. Artificial tears and Cold compressors help with the symptoms. ...Read more
How do I treat symptoms like pink eye but there is no itching. I switched eye solutions and I had an allergic reaction to it. What do I do?
My 4 yr old has pink eye, I still have prescription drops from when I had it before. My eyes are itching but not red would it hurt to use drops?
Pink eye: They should still be ok to use ...Read more
I have 1 really bloody almost all red eye for 3 days. Its not pink eye. There was no impact to eye. No pain or itching. I can see fine. Cause? Remedy?
Hemorrhage: Sounds like a sub-conjunctival hemorrhage. As long as the vision is unchanged and there is no pain, everything should be fine. This is due to a blood vessel leaking blood and is usually without cause. Sometimes straining or blood thinner can cause this. If it continues to happen, follow up with eye md. Could be episcleritis, use artificial tears. ...Read more
I got pink eye the other day and the eye drops aren't helping the itching or burning like they are sopousto I heard that warm chamomiel tea bags help?
What drops?: The tea bags will do nothing to speed the resolutions of the condition. The application of heat may help but it depends on the exact diagnosis. Your best option is to see your eye doctor for more effective treatment. ...Read more
My eye is pink but it doesn't itch, hurt, doesn't have crust or isn't swollen. Is it still a pink eye?
I just need some advise. I believe I got Pink eye, my eye started iching last knight. I got up in the middle of the knight barley able to open the eye?
Woke up with red eyes this morning. They're just a bit red but don't hurt or itch. Is this pink eye?
Maybe: If they don't get better in a day, it might be pink eye. ...Read more
All night my eye has been leaking tears and is now all red, sensitive to light and hurts. Do I need to see a doctor? This has never happened before I do not think it is pink eye it does not itch and there was no crusty stuff. It just hurts and is sensitiv
My eyes are burning and itching and feel gritty and sticky and were watering could I be getting conjunctivitis?? What can I do
Patience: Conjunctivitis is caused by three things - germs, viruses, and allergies. Itching is usually more associated with allergies. Try flushing your eyes with saline eye drops several times a day and take an oral antihistamine such as Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) zyrtec, or clariten. Ask your pharmacist for an over the counter eye drop suggestion but if symptoms are not improved after a few days consider seeing your MD ...Read more
My eyes have been bloodshot for three days now. Slight stinging but very little discharge only at night. No itching or watering. Worried about pinkeye?
Tell me about giant papillary conjunctivitis, (symptoms, medicine, and treatment to get rid it). Can it only make eye itching without red/hurt/watery?
GPC: Gpc is most often associated with overwear of contact lenses, especially if they are poorly fitting. They cause redness and irritation and contact lens intolerance. We use artificial tears and a contact lens holiday (no lenses) for a week or two, then a careful contact lens re-fit is needed. ...Read more
Itchy sore yellowish/grey lesion lower inside corner of eye. Not pinkeye/allergies/foreign obj/stye. Itching began yesterday, lesion this am. Cause?
I'm pretty sure my daughter has pink eye. Will it go away if I just keep cleaning it or do I need to get meds? She says it doesn't hurt.
Pink Eye can spread: Pink eye can spread and is contagious, so you have to keep your hands clean, and washed after touching her eyes, and keep her towels separate from other family members. She needs to be kept home away from day care, as this can affect other babies too. Call her pediatrician for treatment options. Drops may needed if secondary bacterial infection is present, and that may mean seeing an eye doctor. ...Read more
A few thoughts: Persistent symptoms could be due to inappropriate or incomplete treatment, recurrent exposure to infection or allergen, or misdiagnosis to begin with! ...Read more
See doctor for: Appropriate treatment. 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
This needs to be: Medically assessed. 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
Maybe: A child with "pink eye" usually has a viral infection, sometimes allergies, sometimes a bacterial infection, and occasionally other problems. Usually, symptoms go away in a few days, or up to a week or so. A pediatrician often will recheck the child if symptoms haven't gone away in a week, and recommend the child see an ophthalmologist (eye doctor) if symptoms are persistent or worse than average. ...Read more
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