How Long Does Pink Eye Last?

Q:
How long does pink eye last?

A:
There are different causes of pink eye, so the time pink eye lasts also varies.

If the cause is viruses or bacteria, pink eye can last within a few days to two weeks. Besides, when the signs and symptoms occur, pink eye of these two types is contagious.

If the cause is allergies, the symptoms may improve as you move away from the allergens.

Key words: long does pink eye last; long pink eye symptoms last; long viral pink eye lasts

* The Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.