Symptoms of pinkeye

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The most common pink eye symptoms include:

Redness in one or both eyes

Itchiness in one or both eyes

A gritty feeling in one or both eyes

A discharge in one or both eyes that forms a crust during the night that may prevent your eye or eyes from opening in the morning

Tearing
My eye has redness and itching,plus it swelling and a little painful.
It's swelling, I think you need to get eye drops from an eye doctor, the swelling doesn't just go away easy.

Infection of external bacterial or allergic reaction to some stimuli will make your conjunctivae (a transparent covering of the eyes) inflamed. Based on its causes, it’s easy to understand the symptoms of pink eye.

The common symptoms of bacterial pink eye include:

  •  Redness, itchiness or a gritty feeling in one or both eyes
  • Tearing

Viral pink eye has more severer symptoms, such as:

  • Discharge of a thick, sticky mucus in one or both eyes
  • A swollen lymph node under the jaw or in front of the ear
  • Slight blurring of vision
  • An upper respiratory infection or cold

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