What is Conjunctivitis "Pink Eye"?
Pink eye is the inflammation of the transparent membrane that lines the eyelid and the white part of your eyeball; the irritated small blood vessels are what cause the “pink eye” appearance. Conjunctivitis is often contagious, so early diagnosis is recommended.
What Causes Conjunctivitis?
The main cause of conjunctivitis is a bacterial or viral infection, or an allergic reaction.
What Are The Symptoms of Conjunctivitis?
Redness and itchiness in one eye or both
A discharge or crust around the eye
Swelling of the eye
Think you are suffering from Conjunctivitis?
Pink eye can be diagnosed fairly easily as the red inflamed eye is distinct, then your healthcare provider can give you treatment.
Practice good hygiene to prevent the spread of pink eye
Don't touch/rub your eyes with your hands
Wash your hands often
Don't share hygiene or personal care supplies
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