Pinkeye

Pink Eye (Conjunctivitis) Symptoms and Signs

Pinkeye is characterized by reddening of the conjunctiva of the eyes, discharge from the eyes, and can be accompanied by other signs of infection like sinus congestion and runny nose.

Common pinkeye symptoms and Signs

  • Cough
  • Earache
  • Eye Discharge
  • Eye Pain
  • Eye Redness
  • Itching Eyes
  • Pus Drainage From Eye
  • Runny Nose
  • Sinus Congestion
  • Swollen Eyelids
  • Swollen Lymph Nodes
  • Tearing

Pinkeye facts

  • Pinkeye (conjunctivitis) can be due to infectious or noninfectious causes.
  • Infectious pinkeye is highly contagious.
  • Infectious pinkeye can be caused by bacteria or viruses.
  • Avoiding contact with infected people, disinfection of household surfaces, and good hygienic practices can help prevent the spread of infectious pinkeye.
  • Noninfectious pinkeye can be caused by allergy,chemical irritation, underlying inflammatory diseases, or trauma. Continue Reading
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Reviewed on 5/12/2016
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