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Redness in eye, discharge. Earlier had cold. Is it pink eye?

Hi - I am an adult female - 43 years old with small children (I mention that bc being 4& 7, they get every illness around!). For 2 days one of my eyes is pretty red and goopy. Enough so that it s a little blurry feeling at night. And I wake up with a lot of dried gook on my eyelashes. I had a cold last week, could this just be part of the cold, or is it pink eye and I need antibiotics? Is there any way to know?
Asked On : Thu, 4 Apr 2013
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Welcome to HCM,
It seems that you are having acute muco purulant conjunctivitis.
Clean eye with warm water and put antibiotic eye drops 2-3 hourly.
If require you may go for oral antibiotic medicine if your doctor feels proper.
Ok and bye.
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