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DefinitionAccording to dictionary definition  Conjunctivitis is the medical name for pink eye. It involves inflammation of the outer layer of the eye and inside of the eyelid.    Signs and SymptomsAccording to dictionary definition  Common symptoms include:1. Swelling2. Itching3. Burning4. Discharge5. Redness  Causes and Risk FactorsAccording to dictionary definition  Common causes include:1. Bacterial or viral infection2. Allergies3. Substances that cause irritation4. Contact lens products, eye drops, or eye ointments
Pinkeye usually does not affect vision. Infectious pink eye can easily spread from one person to another.    TreatmentAccording to dictionary definition  The infection will clear in most cases without medical care, but bacterial pinkeye needs treatment with antibiotic eye drops or ointment.  NIH: National Eye InstituteAccording to dictionary definition  


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