DR P. MARAZZI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DR P. MARAZZI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Acute bacterial conjunctivitis in a 3 year old boy with pus (yellow) around his eyes. This symptom is seen in bacterial conjunctivitis, where a bacterial infection causes inflammation of the mucous membrane (conjunctiva) that covers the front of the eye. The bacteria that cause bacterial conjunctivitis can include Staphylococcus and Streptococcus bacteria. This condition can be very painful and is highly infectious. This type of conjunctivitis is usually treated with antibiotic eye drops or ointments.
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