Aa
A
A
Close
Avatar universal
Do i have Pink eye or not
i woke up yesterday morning an my eye was swollen and red with some fluid comming out there was crust on my eye ... i slept in my contacts but it didnt hurt at all like it did before when i realized my contacts were dried up i meant to take my contact out last night and still didnt woke up this morning couldnt open my eye had to wash it to get the crust off ... then i took my contact out right away i realized its senistive to light i can barley open it when i get in sunlight ... i have a huge feeling it wasnt my contact... but i have also been sick for the past two weeks could that have something to do with it ...
Cancel
4 Answers
Page 1 of 1
875426 tn?1325532016
I recommend that today, you call your opthamologist and describe what you did here and see if they want to see you right away for this!  They would be the one to properly diagnose you.
Comment
Cancel
875426 tn?1325532016
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
363281 tn?1353103243
I would see an opthamologist, your eyesight is too important to play with, they will be able to tell you exactly what is taking place.
Comment
Cancel
363281 tn?1353103243
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
4347851 tn?1353186807
Sensitivity to light and pain can be a sign of corneal involvement. Sleeping in contacts can cause various problems even if they ARE extended wear lenses. I would recommend seeing an Optometrist VS an Ophthalmologist though since it is a common condition and can be treated by either (on average an OD is much cheaper that an MD and BOTH can bill your health insurance for a medical diagnosis). A simple fluorecene dye staining can show an abrasion or ulcer of the cornea. If it is a viral conjunctivitis (most people call it pink eye) it just needs to run it's course, however, these don't usually cause light sensitivity. Make sure you do NOT continue wearing the contact lenses until it is healed and make sure you dispose of the ones you were wearing (if they are disposable soft lenses that is). If it is viral, they are contaminated and will continue to keep the eye infected.
Comment
Cancel
4347851 tn?1353186807
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Your Answer
Avatar universal
Answer
Know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Submit Answer
A
A
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Eye Care Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543 tn?1463449675
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
01/15 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGD, FICCMOBlank
Top Eye Care Answerers
Avatar f tn
Blank
CBCT
Trumbull, CT
177275 tn?1438375244
Blank
JohnHaganMD
Kansas City, MO
Avatar m tn
Blank
SoftwareDeveloper
CO
Avatar f tn
Blank
achillea
CA
Avatar m tn
Blank
KayakerNC
NC
Avatar f tn
Blank
Anomalychick
Jacksonville, FL