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Symptoms of Pink Eye

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 @ 07:05 AM
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Symptoms of Pink Eye

You wake up and you can barely feel your eye. You may feel it’s dry, crusty or seeping a clear fluid. While your immediate reaction is to rinse your eye out, read this guide to symptoms of the pink eye. This will help you make the right next move so you don’t cause further infection.

The first thing to keep in mind is that pink eye is easy to treat. In most cases, pink is a very mild eye issue that is uncomfortable for the patient. Pink eye’s grasp doesn’t extend beyond that in the majority of cases.

  • Watery eyes.
  • Clear or yellow fluid coming from eye.
  • Sensitivity to light in the infected eye.
  • Itchy eyes.

You must see a doctor if you are experiencing symptoms of pink eye. A doctor will put you on antibiotics right away, which will battle the infection. If you do not have a general doctor, you can visit an emergency care clinic. Licensed physicians are available at these facilities and can diagnose your pink eye, and can prescribe antibiotics. Most of these facilities take insurance in their respective states or you can pay out of pocket if you are uninsured.

No matter how good you feel in the first few days after you begin antibiotics, you should always finish your round of medicine completely. This will give your body the appropriate medicine it needs to recover from pink eye. Pink eye is contagious, so you should refrain from work or school for the first few days until you see visible improvement.

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