Pink Eye (Conjunctivitis)
Dr. Melissa Stoppler, Editor of Medicinenet.com, discusses Pink Eye (Conjunctivitits).
The following is a partial transcript taken from this audio broadcast:
"A Medicinenet viewer asks, What is pink eye and how did I get it? Pink eye is the term that refers to the condition called conjunctivitis which is an inflammation of the thin transparent membrane that covers the inner part of the eyelid and the white part of the eye. Symptoms can be very varied and my include: redness or pain in the eye, blurred vision or sensitivity to light, you can also feel itching or burning of the eye or a scratchy sensation..."
Listen to the entire audio segment on Pink Eye in this edition of / Checking Your Pulse/.
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