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Bacterial Pink Eye

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Bacterial Pink Eye Cause

Bacterial pink eye is caused by unfriendly bacteria. It's characterised by a thick yellow or green eye discharge, often enough to stick the eye shut overnight.

Bacterial Pink Eye Treatment:

  • Antibiotic eye drops three to four times a day.
  • Oral antihistamine if eyes are itchy.
  • Tepid water cotton wipes.
  • Discard contact lenses. Use glasses. You can resume contact lenses with a fresh pair and fresh disinfectant container after a week being symptom free. .
  • Wash your hands often to prevent spread. Bacterial pink eye is very contagious.

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