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Types of Conjunctivitis

Apply Over-the-Counter eye Drops
Apply Over-the-Counter eye Drops

Can you buy eye drops for conjunctivitis over the counter - Is there any over the counter eye drops for pink eye? Or anything I can get at a drug store to make it go away? "Pink eye" There are many causes for a red eye, including trauma, eye disease (glaucoma, retinal detachment), allergies, and infection (bacterial or viral).

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Clean the Infected eye Regularly
Clean the Infected eye Regularly

To clean eyes infected with conjunctivitis boil some water and, once boiled, soak two pieces of gauze in it. Make sure that the water is not too hot as it might burn your skin. Carefully wipe the gauze over the eye and clean away any debris. It's best to go from the tear duct to the outermost part of the eye in order to get rid of all the impurities.

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Prevent the Condition From Spreading
Prevent the Condition From Spreading

Viral and bacterial conjunctivitis (pink eye) are very contagious. They can spread easily from person to person. You can greatly reduce the risk of getting conjunctivitis or spreading it to someone else by following some simple steps for good hygiene.

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Remove Your Contacts
Remove Your Contacts

And if you choose to wear eyeglasses more frequently to reduce your risk of pink eye, consider high-index lenses and anti-reflective coating to make your glasses thinner, lighter and more attractive, and to eliminate distracting reflections in the lenses.

Try Taking Allergy Medicine
Try Taking Allergy Medicine

Allergic conjunctivitis comes in two main types: Acute allergic conjunctivitis . This is a short-term condition that is more common during allergy season. Your eyelids suddenly swell, itch, and burn. You may also have a watery nose. Chronic allergic conjunctivitis. A less common condition called chronic allergic conjunctivitis can occur year-round.

Use a Cold or Warm Compress
Use a Cold or Warm Compress

Cold or warm compress for pink eye - I have pink eye and didn't realize it till now it's got my face swelling up and trying to figure out if I use cold are warm compress? Till I get home. Pink eye.

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