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Conjunctivitis print that page

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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

Oedema

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

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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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Smallpox print that page

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Smallpox localizes in small blood vessels of the skin and in the mouth and throat. In the skin, this results in a characteristic maculopapular rash, and later, raised fluid-filled blisters . V. major produces a more serious disease and has an overall mortality rate of 30–35%. V. minor

Influenza print that page

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In occasional cases, even for healthy young adults, flu can cause either respiratory distress syndrome or pneumonia , which are manifest with a difficulty in breathing. [ 5 ] In addition, there is a pattern in which a child (or presumably an adult) seems to be recovering and then relapses

Rheumatoid arthritis print that page

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About 1% of the world's population is afflicted by rheumatoid arthritis, women three times more often than men. Onset is most frequent between the ages of 40 and 50, but people of any age can be affected. It can be a disabling and painful condition, which can lead to substantial loss of functioning

Allergy print that page

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An Allergy is a hypersensitivity disorder of the immune system . [ 1 ] Allergic reactions occur when a person's immune system reacts to normally harmless substances in the environment . A substance that causes a reaction is called an allergen . These reactions are acquired , predictable