Conjunctivitis, commonly called "pink eye", is swelling (inflammation) or infection of the membrane lining the eyelids and part of the eyeball. Symptoms can include one or more of the following:
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The Texas Department of State Health Services requires that children with suspected pink eye be excluded from school. The child may return to school with permission and/or permit is issued by a physician or local health authority or when symptom free.