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What are the symptoms of bacterial eye infections?

There are a variety of symptoms that indicate a bacterial eye infection. Frequent symptoms include itchiness and redness in the eye. You may also have difficulty seeing clearly. Some types of bacterial eye infections are painful, and may have some type of discharge or swelling around the eye.

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What is the rate of incidence of bacterial eye infections?
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How quickly will bacterial eye infections clear up?
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What's one reason for a yellowish cast in the whites of the eyes?
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