Learn what you need to know about treating these common infections.
  • Vaginal infection
  • Bacterial infections
  • Fungal infection
  • Viral infections
  • Staph infections
 

 
 

 

Eye Infection Symptoms


The following symptoms may develop with pink eye infection:

  • Increased tearing
  • Eye pain
  • Redness in the eyes
  • Gritty feeling in the eyes
  • Itching of the eye
  • Blurred vision
  • Sensitivity to light
  • Crusts that form on the eyelid overnight
Though many causes of eye infection share common symptoms, some may have more specific symptoms such as:

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.