Pink eye conjunctivitis how long after infection do symptoms occur?

Variable. It could be from a few days to about a week and a half.
1-2 days. The infection will cause redness and discharge in 1-2 days after getting in your eye.

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How do I know if I have pink eye with a corneal infection?

Vision change. Most pink eye affects the conjunctival lining of the eye and does not involve the cornea. So in those cases the vision is unaffected. If your vision is changing in a major way or you have light sensitivity, then see the ophthalmologist as there are some 'pink eyes' which affect the cornea and a few other conditions which mimic pink eye. Read more...
Pink eye is mild. Pink eye is generally a mild eye infection that causes a pink color to one or both eyes, along with eye drainage. This may be a little uncomfortable but shouldn't cause severe pain. When an infection invades the cornea, symptoms are much more severe and painful. Read more...

Do I have pink eye or an eye infection, and what's the difference?

Infection v. allergy. Most "pink eyes" are due to allergy or irritation. These cause redness, clear discharge, minimal effect on the vision and sometimes itchiness. Infection is more severe, painful, may drop the vision a good bit and will commonly have swelling and cloudy discharge. If you are uncertain, your ophthalmologist will sort this out for you. Read more...

Is my eye infection anything serious? I heard that most pink eye was not serious, just virus.

Can be serious. You are right that most pink eyes are allergic or viral. But if you vision is changed, there is pain, or pus discharge, then you might have a bacterial infection that needs your ophthalmologist to look at. Read more...

I have had an eye infection (not pink eye) which I satrted out on 40mg of steroids. Opth. Suggesting may be auto immune. What are poss? Migraines too.

Possible scleritis. It sounds like you may have scleritis, a deep inflammation of the normally white part of the eye that makes it red. It is often associated with a systemic autoimmune disease, and is not infectious. You should continue to seek medical care from a qualified ophthalmologist. Read more...

What is pink eye virual infection?

Virus Infection. Conjunctivitis, irritation of the eye, has many causes and one of them is viral. When your eye is irritated it will turn pink however, this does not necessarily mean that you have "pink eye." "pink eye" refers to a viral infection of the conjunctiva and it will clear up on its own; however, if it worsens or lasts too long it may be bacterial requiring antibiotic treatment. See your pcp. Read more...
Virus. "pink eye" just usually means inflammation of the white covering of the eye. This is most likely caused by a virus which does not require medications, but if you wear contacts or if it doesn't resolve you should see your ophthalmologist. Read more...