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pinkeye:

see conjunctivitisconjunctivitis
, inflammation or infection of the mucosal membrane that covers the eyeball and lines the eyelid, usually acute, caused by a virus or, less often, by a bacillus, an allergic reaction, or an irritating chemical.
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pinkeye

[′pink‚ī]
(medicine)
A contagious, mucopurulent conjunctivitis.
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This particular bull was heterozygous for all genes that would confer tolerance to pinkeye," Casas says.
People with bacterial or viral pinkeye should stay home until there is no longer a discharge coming from the eyes, or after 24 hours of antibiotic therapy.
Pinkeye from allergies is caused by coming in contact with a substance to which you are sensitive (allergen).
For example, the sore, itchy eyes that we commonly call pinkeye and explain as a bacterial infection (conjunctivitis) is described in traditional Kuna terms as contact with the poni, or the unseen, malevolent form of a jellyfish.
The cause of pinkeye is commonly a bacterial or viral infection, or an allergic reaction.
Egypt's Health Ministry announced Sunday the cases infected with pinkeye virus reached 1,368 in three governorates, confirming that the recovery from the virus is 100 per cent as it causes no harm to the eyesight.
After 40 years of work, we're finally getting close to a foothill abortion vaccine,' says Michael Connor, director of the center from 1983 to 2005, adding that SFREC researchers are also working on a vaccine for pinkeye.
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If you ever have pinkeye, it is important for your doctor to know what kinds of symptoms you have (such as swelling, redness, pus, or pain) so that he'll know whether or not he needs to see you and what kind of medicine you'll need.
She already works another part-time retail job to make ends meet, and her kids have been in and out of the doctor's office all winter and spring - her 5-year-old daughter with strep throat and a dog bite, her 2-year-old son with pinkeye, an ear infection and a virus.
Pinkeye caused by a virus or bacteria is easily spread from one person to another by touching contaminated objects and then touching or rubbing your eyes.
Sniffling and sneezing, pinkeye, and diarrhea are bad enough.