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The symptoms of pinkeye differ based on the cause of the inflammation, but may include:

  • Redness in the white of the eye or inner eyelid
  • Increased amount of tears
  • Thick yellow discharge that crusts over the eyelashes, especially after sleep
  • Green or white discharge from the eye
  • Itchy eyes
  • Burning eyes
  • Blurred vision
  • Increased sensitivity to light

From: Conjunctivitis (Pinkeye) WebMD Medical Reference

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CDC. 

Reviewed by Alan Kozarsky on April 02, 2018

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CDC. 

Reviewed by Alan Kozarsky on April 02, 2018

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