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The following symptoms may develop with pink eye infection:
Viral eye infection: Produces a watery or mucous discharge.
Bacterial eye infection: Produces a thicker, yellow-green discharge.
Allergic eye infection: Produces intense itching, tearing and inflammation of the eye, as well as sneezing and watery nasal discharge.
Chemical splash or foreign object eye infection: Tend to have mucous discharge, not pus. Symptoms usually clear up on their own within a day.
If you have a young infant with recurrent pink eye infection or persistent eye tearing, your child may have a blocked tear duct.