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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 Purkiss
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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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