Allergies, viruses and bacteria can cause pink eye, which is also known as conjunctivitis. It can make your eyes red and itchy. The eye affected by the infection will drain a lot or have a white or yellowish discharge. The sign and symptoms may last a week or 10 days maybe longer.
Compress to your eyes
Choose a soft cotton cloth and soak it in cool water. Squeeze it out and press it gently to your closed eyelids. Don’t press it too hard, as you it can injure your eyes.
Skip Your Contact Lenses
If you are using contact lenses, you should stop using them until your pinky clears up.You may have to change your contact lenses and case, because if you will use them again, it may cause an infection.
If you are suffering from allergic conjunctivitis, it’s very important to wash your clothes and pillowcases often. Showering or bathing before bed might help, too. If you know the source of the allergy, always try to avoid it.
If you have conjunctivitis,you can help limit its spread to other people by following these steps:.
- Wash your hands often with warm water and soap.
- Try not to touch your eyes.
- Avoid rubbing your eyes.
- Change Towels & pillow cases regularly.
- Clean your lens case or replace it.