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2. Pain or Discomfort

The cornea is a delicate and sensitive part of the body. A scratched cornea causes severe discomfort and pain similar to the sensation of sand or grit in the eye. Pink eye sometimes feels like an irritant is trapped in the eye as well. Opening and closing the eyelid aggravates the pain of a corneal abrasion. Pink eye causes itching and burning of the eyelids themselves, and it may cause sensitivity in front of the ears.

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