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Conjunctivitis (“pink eye”) is an inflammation of the conjunctiva of the eye that causes the whites of the eyes to turn pink. It can be triggered by allergies or contact with an irritant or caused by a bacterial or viral infection.


Infectious conjunctivitis

Conjunctivitis, commonly known as pink eye, is an inflammation of the conjunctiva, the membrane that lines the inner surface of the eyelid and part of the surface of the eye. Conjunctivitis is characterized by redness, clear or coloured discharge, and sometimes itching. It is more common in children, but can also affect adults.
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