Pink eye, also known as conjunctivitis, refers to swelling and redness in the conjunctiva, a normally clear lining of the eyelid and eye surface, according to WebMD. The redness and swelling occur when the lining becomes... More »

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Allergies, bacteria and viruses are common causes of pink eye, according to Mayo Clinic. Foreign objects or chemicals in the eye, contact lenses worn for extended periods of time and blocked tear ducts can also lead to t... More »

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One of the best resources for pictures of viral pinkeye is WebMD. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also has a number of images of viral pinkeye on its website. More »

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Pink eye, or conjunctivitis, is a bacterial infection that requires a prescription for antibiotics, rather that over-the-counter medications, according to AllAboutVision.com. However, if the cause of redness in the eye i... More »

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Pink eye is not necessarily dangerous during pregnancy, although the cause of the redness may be. According to OnlyMyHealth pregnant women who may have pink eye should see their doctor to determine the cause of the irrit... More »

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The symptoms associated with conjunctivitis, which is commonly called "pink eye," are inflamed and red eyelids, a scratchy sensation in the eye, a red or pink coloration to the eye, a discharge from the eye and blurred v... More »

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A conjunctival infection, also referred to as conjunctivitis, pink eye, red eye and madras eye, is an infection of the conjunctiva. The conjunctiva is the clear membrane that covers the inside of the eyelid and the scler... More »