Pink eye

  • Some symptoms of pink eye include inching, burning, or discharge from the eye.  There is usually no pain involved.  (Gustafson 2004)
  • Some bacteria that cause pink eye include haemophilus influenza, streptococcus pneumonia, and less commonly s. aureau.
  • Pink eye is usually self-limiting, clearing up within ten to fourteen days.
  • Antibiotics are used to shorten the duration of the disease.
  • If eye pain, sensitivity to light, or visual impairment occur,  you should see a doctor immediately.

 

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