Health Tip: Signs That You May Have Pinkeye2011-Jun-02
-- Diana Kohnle
(HealthDay News) -- Conjunctivitis, commonly called pinkeye, is
an infection or inflammation of the membrane that lines the
The cause is most often a virus, but a bacterial infection,
allergies, exposure to chemicals or use of contact lenses also may
Pinkeye is not only uncomfortable, but usually very
The ADAM Encyclopedia says these are common symptoms of
- Red eyes.
- Crusty eyelids that develop overnight.
- Eyes that itch and tear up more than usual.
- A feeling of grit in the eyes.
- Blurred vision.
- Sensitivity to light.
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