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How long does conjunctivitis (pink eye) last?
Viral conjunctivitis (pink eye) usually lasts about one to two weeks, however, if it occurs in conjunction with COVID-19, other symptoms may persist longer, depending on the severity of the infection.
How long should a child with pink eye stay home?
My son’s child care has a policy that children with pink eye stay home until they’re no longer contagious. Pink eye (conjunctivitis) generally remains contagious as long as your child is experiencing tearing and matted eyes. Signs and symptoms of pink eye usually improve within three to seven days.
What causes chronic pink eye and how is it treated?
Several things can cause chronic pink eye, including chronic eye infections and long-term inflammation due to a secondary illness or disorder. Here are some of the most common forms of chronic conjunctivitis: Also called perennial allergic conjunctivitis, chronic allergic pink eye is a relatively common condition.
What is chronic allergic pink eye?
Also called perennial allergic conjunctivitis, chronic allergic pink eye is a relatively common condition. It can have different levels of severity, but it tends to be mild and is rarely serious. Symptoms of chronic allergic conjunctivitis may include: