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Headache, blurry vision, recent case of pink eye, nausea/vomiting. It's this normal after pink eye is cleared?

Headache, blurry vision, recent case of pink eye, nausea/vomiting. It's this normal after pink eye is cleared?

Pink eye troubles: The question is "what" caused your pink eye because it may not have just been a simple viral infection if u now have continued problems. You need a thorough evaluation urgently. I suggest u call your primary MD now or go to the ER. Not to scare you, but anything with the vision u should take seriously. Plus u could use real med treatment for symptoms. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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What causes pinkeye?

What causes pinkeye?

ALLERG/ALLERG/INFLAM: You need evaluation to see if it is viral or bacterial infection or allergic pink eye conjunctivitis.

There are other causes of inflammation in iris due to systemic dieases like sarcoidosis, rheumatoid arthritis or some other condition is called iritis, can make eyes red or pink. ...Read more

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How can you cure pinkeye?

How can you cure pinkeye?

Depends: Most "pinkeye" or conjunctivitis is actually viral, so antibiotic eye drops are usually not effective. Viral conjunctivitis tends to run its course in 7-10 days. It can be very contagious, spreading from one eye to the other or to other people. Hand washing is essential. To be certain it is not a more serious bacterial or fungal infection, you should see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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How can pinkeye be spread?

How can pinkeye be spread?

Spread of Pink Eye: Pink eye or conjunctivitis is spread through direct contact with a person's infected secretions or contaminated objects and surfaces. It is advisable that a person with pink eye should refrain from sharing handkerchiefs, tissues, towels, cosmetics, linens etc. Until their infection has cleared. Washing hands is very important in preventing the spread of pink eye. ...Read more

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What is a pinkeye carrier?

What is a pinkeye carrier?

Same as cold: Pink eye is a viral infection similar to having cold/upper respiratory infection. Some people may have cold virus with minimal symptom but some could developer bad cold. Pink eye development has similar course of development and recovery . ...Read more

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How quick does pinkeye develop?

How quick does pinkeye develop?

Depends: Most 'pink eye' is caused by a viral infection on the 'skin'covering the eyeball-called the conjunctiva. Once infected its called 'conjunctivitis.' this can develop over a few days or 1-2 weeks de you infect your eye when you touch a surface (or person) with the virus and rub your eye-transfering the virus. Some are from sexually transmitted bacteria. Frequent hand washing helps prevent this. ...Read more

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What can you do to treat pinkeye?

Depends: Most "pinkeye" or conjunctivitis is actually viral, so antibiotic eye drops are usually not effective. Viral conjunctivitis tends to run its course in 7-10 days. It can be very contagious, spreading from one eye to the other or to other people. Hand washing is essential. To be certain it is not a more serious bacterial or fungal infection, you should see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What can be done to cure pinkeye?

Depends: It depends on the cause of the pink eye. Viral conjunctivitis is treated with artificial tears for symptomatic relief. Bacterial conjunctivitis is treated with antibiotics. Other causes are treated with steroids or non-steroidals. You need to see an eye md for diagnosis and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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How many knids of pinkeye are there?

How many knids of pinkeye are there?

Several: The operative question is how do you define 'pink eye'? Most commonly it is due to a viral infection of the conjunctiva, the lining over the white of the eye and the inside of the lids. But many patients call any eye redness 'pink eye' this can include allergy, hemorrhage, even trauma. ...Read more

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What can I do to eliminate a pinkeye?

Pinkeye: Pink eye is a generic term that refers to conjunctivitis (inflammation of the white part of the eye). To treat it, you have to find out the source of the inflammation. It could be viral, bacterial, allergic, traumatic, contact lens related or chemical. The only safe thing you can do is use artificial tears. See your doctor to find the cause and the correct treatment. ...Read more

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Is pinkeye spred from person to person?

Is pinkeye spred from person to person?

Yes: Pink eye is spread from direct contact with a person's infected secretions or contaminated objects and surfaces. Pink eye is very contagious. ...Read more

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Can your vision to change after pinkeye?

Can your vision to change after pinkeye?

Possibly: Pink eye can cause surface irregularity or even inflammation and/or scarring in severe cases. These issues a cause blurred vision for weeks or even permanently. See an eye doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What are some signs that you have pinkeye?

Redness, tearing: The most common finding is redness. May be accompanied by tearing, discharge, eye discomfort, tender, palpable lymph nodes. ...Read more

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In what ways does pinkeye affect your body?

Pinkeye: Pinkeye, the colloquial term for viral/infectious conjunctivitis, is in most cases a local infection. It may be associated with an upper respiratory tract infection. Otherwise, it will not affect the rest of the body except for the stress of having the condition until it resolves. ...Read more

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How long can it take for pinkeye to go away?

Pink eye: With the appropriate therapy 3 – 5 days. ...Read more

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Can there be such a thing as a pinkeye carrier?

Viral conjunctivitis: Viral infection on the inner part of the eyelid and thin moist "skin"covering the eyeball-called the conjunctiva is called "conjunctivitis." you infect your eye when you touch a surface (or person) with the virus and rub your eye-transfering the virus. Frequent hand washing helps prevent this. Sharing towels or pillows can also cause infection. Antibiotics don't work. Just time 7-14 days. ...Read more

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This morning I woke up with pinkeye. What do I do?

This morning I woke up with pinkeye. What do I do?

Conjunctivitis: "Pink eye" can be a serious disorder that can lead to blindness. It's important for a doctor to diagnose it so that appropriate treatment can be given. "Pink eye" can be caused by infection, corneal abrasion and other inflammatory conditions. Treatment depends on the cause. ...Read more

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Can you recommend any remedies to cure the pinkeye?

Can you recommend any remedies to cure the pinkeye?

Time: Time will cure all cases of pink eye. It gets better in 4-10 days. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens if i just ignore my pinkeye?

Could you tell me what happens if i just ignore my pinkeye?

Depends: Some forms self heal, some won't. If you just keep your eyes comfortable for a few days with artificial tears you will either get better or not. ...Read more

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What's the cure for pinkeye?

What's the cure for pinkeye?

Time: Most cases of conjunctivitis (pink eye) are either irritative or viral and can be eased by artificial tears. Antimicrobial eye drops are often prescribed but are of no help. ...Read more

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What is the best remedy for pinkeye?

What is the best remedy for pinkeye?

Most are viral or: Allergic or irritative and not bacterial. Artificial tears can be used to soothe the inflamed eye lining. ...Read more

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When can you start using makeup with pinkeye?

When can you start using makeup with pinkeye?

Wait at least 3 days: Let the antibiotic elliminate the bacteria from the surface of the eye this usually takes about 3 days. ...Read more

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What's recommended as a cure for pinkeye fast?

What's recommended as a cure for pinkeye fast?

Give it time: Most "pinkeye" or conjunctivitis is actually viral, so antibiotic eye drops are usually not effective. Viral conjunctivitis tends to run its course in 7-10 days. It can be very contagious, spreading from one eye to the other or to other people. Hand washing is essential. To be certain it is not a more serious bacterial or fungal infection, you should see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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How can I disinfect my eyeshadow after pinkeye?

No: You will need to throw away all of your eye makeup. Sorry. ...Read more

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Will pinkeye spread if we've shared a microscope?

Yes: Please make sure to not share anything with someone else(towel, makeup, pillow etc). Your tears are contagious. You want to avoid direct contact. The microscope head needs to be sterilized if its infected. ...Read more

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How can I prevent others from getting my pinkeye?

How can I prevent others from getting my pinkeye?

Handwashing: The best approach is to stay away from other people. If that's not possible, avoid touching them, keep your hands away from your face, and wash your hands frequently. ...Read more

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What can be done to prevent the spread of pinkeye?

Prevention Tips: Washing your hands is one way to not only prevent pinkeye, but also prevent the spread of other bacterial and viral infections. Individuals with pinkeye should not share tissue, handkerchiefs towels, cosmetics and linens. In order to prevent pinkeye from spreading from one eye to the other, make sure to used different cotton balls or cloths to wipe the eyes. ...Read more

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Why are kids told to not come to school if pinkeye?

Why are kids told to not come to school if pinkeye?

Contagious: Pinkeye (bacterial conjuctivitis) is highly contagious. Kids naturally like to touch things and their face without good hygiene. So, it's a bad combo to have kids and a contagious infection. ...Read more

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Can you get pinkeye by having someone butt with your face?

Can you get pinkeye by having someone butt with your face?

Infections: To develop an infection at any location you need a source of germs, a vulnerable location & a method of transfer. If you choose to let someone fart or crap in your eyes, transfer of germs & infection is the likely outcome. You need an alternative pastime to making up odd questions. ...Read more