Conjunctivitis: Overview, Causes & Symptoms
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What causes conjunctivitis? 4 possible conditions

Conjunctivitis, which is commonly called “pink eye,” is an infection or swelling in the eye area. Blood vessels in the conjunctiva, a thin membrane that lines part of the eye, become inflamed. This gives the eye a red or pink color that’s commonly... Read more

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

1

Allergic Conjunctivitis

Allergic conjunctivitis is when exposure to allergens (such as mold spores or pollen) cause your eyes to become watery, red, and itchy.

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2

Allergies Overview

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

An allergy is the immune system's response to a foreign substance (allergen) that is not typically harmful to a person's body. This attack response may involve inflammation, sneezing, and a host of other symptoms.

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3

Ebola Virus and Disease

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

Ebola disease is a rare, often fatal illness. One of its late-stage symptoms is a bleeding rash over the entire body.

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4

Absence of Gamma Globulin in Blood

Agammaglobulinemia is an inherited immune system disorder in which the body is unable to produce antibodies.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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