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Red Eye, Conjunctivitis
Pain or discomfort
Feeling that something is in your eye
Burning of eyes
Small painful lump under or on the edge of eyelid
Eyelid is tender
Eyes won't stop tearing up
Irritation of eyes
Allergies, bacteria, viruses, chemicals or contact lenses can cause it. Infectious pink eye can spread very easily!
Seek prompt treatment in Health Services for evaluation by nurse.
Remove and don't wear contact lenses until symptom free for 3 days. Disinfect non-disposable lenses/Replace disposable lenses before wearing again.
Cool or warm compresses to eye, will help relieve pain and discomfort.
Use separate clean cloths for each eye- each time.
Wash all sheets, towels, and washcloths.
Wipe away discharge with tissues and promptly discard.
Don't touch unaffected eye with anything used on affected eye.
Try wearing sunglasses if light sensitive.
Don't use eye make-up. Replace present eye make-up.
Don't share make-up, towels, washcloths, or eye drops.
Stay out of the pool until symptoms are gone.
See a healthcare provider immediately if
Eye is painful
You have vision changes
Foreign body is suspected
Frequent hand washing
Avoid people who have an infection
Don't share things that others have used on their eyes
If you have a red eye, you should see a doctor or nurse at next availability, not an emergency.