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Conjunctivitis print that page


Classification can be either by cause or by extent of the inflamed area. [ edit ] By cause Allergic conjunctivitis Bacterial conjunctivitis Viral conjunctivitis Chemical conjunctivitis Neonatal conjunctivitis is often defined separately due to different organisms [ edit ] By

Allergic conjunctivitis print that page


of blood vessels, irritate nerve endings and increase secretion of tears. Treatment of allergic conjunctivitis is by avoiding the allergen (e.g. avoiding grass in bloom during the "hay fever season") and treatment with antihistamines , either topical (in the form of eye drops ), or systemic

Neonatal conjunctivitis print that page


Neonatal conjunctivitis by definition presents during the first month of life. It may be infectious or non infectious. [ 2 ] [ edit ] Cause [ edit ] Non infectious Chemical irritants such as silver nitrate can cause chemical conjunctivitis , usually lasting 2–4 days. Thus, silver nitrate

Acute Haemmorrhagic Conjunctivitis in Ghana print that page

Acute Haemmorrhagic Conjunctivitis is the inflammation of the conjunctiva [ 1 ] of sudden onset. It presents as a reddening of the eye due to the injection of the conjunctiva. The conjunctiva is a thin transparent tissue that covers the eye from the limbus [ 2 ] to the lid margin. Many

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Actinic conjunctivitis print that page

anat( g / a / p )/ phys / devp noco / cong / tumr , epon proc , drug( S1A / 1E / 1F / 1L ) Categories : Disease stubs | Ophthalmology | Inflammations

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Neisseria gonorrhoeae print that page

redness, swelling, dysuria and a burning sensation during urination . N. gonorrhoeae can also cause conjunctivitis , pharyngitis , proctitis or urethritis , prostatitis and orchitis . Conjunctivitis is common in neonates and Silver nitrate or antibiotics are often applied to their

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cough , sore throat , runny nose , and nasal congestion ; sometimes this may be accompanied by conjunctivitis (pink eye), muscle aches , fatigue , headaches , shivering , and loss of appetite . Fever is often present thus creating a symptom picture which overlaps with influenza . [ 4 ]

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Varicella zoster virus can become latent in the nerve cell bodies and less frequently in non-neuronal satellite cells of dorsal root , cranial nerve or autonomic ganglion , [ 1 ] without causing any symptoms . [ 2 ] Years or decades after a chickenpox infection, the virus may break out

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symptoms of measles include four-day fevers and the three C s— cough , coryza (runny nose) and conjunctivitis (red eyes). The fever may reach up to 40 ° C (104 ° F ). Koplik's spots seen inside the mouth are pathognomonic (diagnostic) for measles, but are not often seen, even real

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The influenza vaccine , also known as flu shot , is an annual vaccine to protect against the highly variable influenza virus . [ 1 ] Each injected seasonal influenza vaccine contains three influenza viruses: one A (H3N2) virus, one regular seasonal A (H1N1) virus (in 2010 this was replaced