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how to know if you have pink eye or stye?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Location: Pink eye, with several causes, leads to redness of the eye itself (the conjunctival lining over the white of the eye). Usually some discomfort, discharge and light sensitivity. Styes are in the lids, cause focal swelling, sometimes much pain and tenderness, and rarely affect vision.

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Is it normal to get an eye stye when you have pink eye?

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Dr. Alan Jackson
Addiction Medicine 30 years experience
Styes occur : Any time, conjunctivitis could potentially cause a stye to form.

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