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how does "pink eye" appear?

A: irrated and maybe red and lots of moist yet crusty eye goop. and even after being clean it appers again. dont let kid wipe the eye it will spread to the other just keep clean and no touching most times docs wont do much it will go in time but sometimes u can get an anitbiotic ( eye drops ) i know a warm face cloth sooths it. i hate pink eye, The white part of the eye usually looks red and irritated, and the lids maybe slightly puffy. Mucus like drainage accumulates and may dry on the eyelashes, causing the eyelids to be stuck together upon awakening. The eye discharge...
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how long does pink eye last

A: You sound very concerned about your son''s symptoms and this website cannot take the place of an exam and treatment by your doctor . The length of time that pinkeye lasts depends on the reason for the pinkeye and the appropriateness and response to treatment. If the pinkeye is from allergies, and he is still being exposed to the allergen, it will take a while to go away. If it is from a virus, it may take a while to go away, and he may be easily reinfected by other children. If it is from a bacteria and has required medication but it has been difficult to get the ointment in his eye regularly, or he has wiped or cried...


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how long does pink eye last?

A: Controversal question. however the most common answer is, as long as there is discharge from the eye, the eye is pink/red AND 24 hours after antibiotics are prescribed. It is important to wash hands frequently and not shake hands, share makeup, share toys or do any type of activities with others that could cause the bacteria from the infection to spread and cause them to get pink eye and/or another infection. Hope this helps.Dr. Mom Most early sign of pink/eye...before discharge is often cured with a Baby Shampoo (few drops in water) solution. Wash eyes out with...


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how long does pink eye last?

A: A: Controversal question. however the most common answer is, as long as there is discharge from the eye, the eye is pink/red AND 24 hours after antibiotics are prescribed. It is important to wash hands frequently and not shake hands, share makeup, share toys or do any type of activities with others that could cause the bacteria from the infection to spread and cause them to get pink eye and/or another infection. Hope this helps. Dr. Mom. A: Most early sign of pink/eye...before discharge is often cured with a Baby Shampoo (few drops in water) solution. Wash eyes out...


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does mascara/eyeliner cause pink eye?

A: Uhm.no. your mom is wrong. eyeliner && eyeshadow is just FINE. The only time you`ll get pink eye is if you share it with people . & if your allergic. pink eye is caused by a bacteria. It is often very contagious. There are several different bacteria that can cause pink eye. You may have come into contact with it by touching something that came into contact with someone else''s pink eye and then you touched your eye. You should never allow others to use you eyeliner or mascara because...


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pink eye

A: The pink eye, also referred to as conjunctivitis or sore eyes, can be described as an inflammation or an infection, which affects the conjunctiva or the transparent membrane of the eyelid as well as a part of the eyeball. During this condition, the blood vessels that are present in your eyes become a lot more prominent, which causes pink eye or adds a reddish tint to the whites of the eyes. In spite of the fact that the pink eye leads to a lot of irritation and itchiness, this condition does not...


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how to stop the spread of pink-eye/conjunctivitis?

A: Don''t use the same towels wash your hands before touching your face or eating. If you start to get symtoms use Chloramphenicol eye Drops asap to stop it developing further. Do not use the same eye Drops as anyone else and if you have it in both eyes use a different bottle for each eye :) He''ll be contagious untill he''s taken the drops for a full 24 hours. Make sure he washes his hands and so does everyone else who lives in the house. Anything he''s touched can be contaminated with the bacteria. Avoid rubbing eyes. Good luck! an eye patch yarrr! he can play pirate! dont let him fart on your pillows. Sterilise the...


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how long is the pink eye contagious for?

A: pink eye, or conjunctivitis as it is medically referred to is a condition that afflicts the eyes. The conjuctiva which from the inner surface of your eyelids and is actually the outermost layer of the eye gets inflamed. This inflammation is in most cases due to an allergic reaction, or a bacterial or viral infection. Viral infections of pink are probably the most common. pink eye is not contagious if the condition is caused as an allergic reaction, but both the viral and bacterial infections are contagious. pink eye is in fact highly...
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how do you get pink eye if you don't have a cold or sinus infection?

A: You catch it from someone else or from feces it spreads with contact - usually someone with pink eye (conjunctivitis) will rub their eye and touch something and a person contracts it when he or she touches the same thing and has contact with thier own eyes. She could have gotten it from someone else who had pink eye. Conjunctivitis is very contageous. Stay away from her until she is well. Many, many things can set off conjunctivitis. I do not know if this is 100% true, but I''ve heard that it''s from (sorry to be so gross) getting poo in your eye. Obviously it''s not like you touch your bum and then your

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how does conjuctivities spread?

A: You can catch it by mere looking into the eye of that person. Do not share things with an infected person and also dont look into his/her eyes. eye to eye contact. I was playing with my grandpa as he was having conjuctivities. I looked his eye and I felt a sharp pain in my eye. Few days after, I had to consult a doctor and checked my eyes. After that, I was given a bottle of eye Drops. My mother helped me. She looked at my eye, and my whole family was infected! All of us cannot go to school or work. We had to sleep separately and cannot talk to each other....


 
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