Pink eye is also known as conjunctivitis. It is caused by a bacteria or virus.
Redness in eyes.
A lot of tearing.
Irritated itchy eyes with swollen lids.
Thick white or yellow discharge from infected eyes.
Sensitive to sunlight.
Method to spread
It spread by contact with discharge from eyes of infected person
May be through contaminated fingers.
Due to use of infected make up applicators and eye dropper etc.
Pink eye can be due to infectious or non-infectious causes.
Infectious pink eye can be caused by bacteria or viruses.
Noninfectious pink eye can be caused by allergy, chemical irritation, or trauma.
(the period between the initial infection and the appearance of symptoms)
Usually takes 1-3 days from date of contact.
(the time during which an infectious agent may be transferred directly or indirectly)
During active infection.