a couple of days ago I caught a cold (sore, itchy throat,... How do I know if I have cold in my eye or pink eye?

a couple of days ago I caught a cold (sore, itchy throat, coughing, slight congestion, runny nose, sneezing). this morning I woke up and my left eye was crusted over a little bit. I wore my glasses today instead of contacts like I normally do. my eye has been a bit pink all day, but not entirely. it's not itchy or watery, and my vision isn't blurry in that eye.
could I have just gotten cold in my eye?
Answers:   Blepharitis is an inflammation of the eyelids and occurs in two forms, anterior (outside of the eyelid) and posterior (inner eyelid). Both types of blepharitis can cause a burning or foreign body sensation, excessive tearing, itching, sensitivity to light, red and swollen eyelids, redness of the eye, blurred vision, frothy tears, dry eye, flaking at the base of the lashes, or crusting of the eyelashes upon awakening. Common causes for anterior blepharitis are bacteria (Staphylococcus) and scalp dandruff while posterior forms are caused by problems with the oil glands in the eyelid. Treatment for both forms involves keeping eyelids clean and free of crusts. Warm compresses should be applied to loosen crusts, followed by a light scrubbing with a cotton swab and a mixture of water and baby shampoo. Because blepharitis rarely goes away completely, most patients must maintain an eyelid hygiene routine for life. If the blepharitis is severe, an eye-care professional may also prescribe antibiotics or steroid eyedrops.

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