pink eye or something else

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   Posted 3/27/2013 10:27 AM (GMT -6)   
Just wondering, again....I have been having one red eye every week--not usually the same eye.  I am not sure if it is related to the UCTD or if I need to see my doctor about antibiotic eye drops or if I need to discontinue my eye makeup.  Any suggestions??

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   Posted 3/27/2013 12:03 PM (GMT -6)   
Discontinue eye makeup first, see if it's related.

This doesn't sound like the infection commonly known as pink eye -- it's more like your eye has a cold and hard crusty mucus dries around the eye making it difficult to open.

Is the eye red one day or all week?
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   Posted 3/27/2013 12:09 PM (GMT -6)   
my eye will normally take two or three days to clear up. i'm thinking that my contacts might play a part in it too. i don't wear them when my eyes are red.

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   Posted 3/27/2013 6:46 PM (GMT -6)   
Talk to your eye doctor yet? I had that happen for several weeks, always the same eye, no discharge but RED - Eye doctor gave me drops and Rumie gave me BP meds
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   Posted 3/28/2013 6:59 AM (GMT -6)   
Yes I was thinking I may need to talk to the eye doctor, just dreading that he may tell me no more contacts.
thank you!!
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