A 38-year-old member asked:
My left eye is red and the eyelid swollen, it itches and gets watery easily. is it pink eye or an infection?
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Dr. Todd Purkissanswered
Ophthalmology 19 years experience
Could be: Your description could very well be "pink eye, " a.K.A. Viral conjunctivitis. It could also be a bacterial infection or even a contact allergy. I would recommend seeing an ophthalmologist to be sure. They each require different treatment.
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