What is Conjunctivitis? How to manage it? What are the precautions to be taken? What are the signs and symptoms? What is the cause of this disease? How to treat it? How can homeopathy help you? All of this answered, in this post and of course our doctors always there to help you. Just fill in your details in the form down below and we will answer all your questions for FREE!
What is Conjunctivitis?
The mucous membrane that covers the white of an eye and eyelids is called conjunctiva. The inflammation of conjunctiva is called conjunctivitis.
Conjunctivitis results from infectious or non-infectious causes. Infectious conjunctivitis is contagious one. It starts in one eye and spreads to other eye within two days. Usually one eye is affected more than the other.
How do you know if you have conjunctivitis?
Symptoms of conjunctivitis include:
• swelling of the eyelids
• Irritation with itching
• Increased tearing
• Gritty feeling in the eyes
• Sensitivity to light
• Thick, stringy discharge which may be yellowish or greenish in color
• Sneezing and runny nose in case of allergic conjunctivitis
How long does it take for conjunctivitis to clear?
If it is caused by a common viral infection and no other complications occur, then your eyes should clear up within a few days to two weeks. It can be caused by bacterial conjunctivitis, which -even with can last up to a month or longer.
Can you drive with conjunctivitis?
Eye infections, the most common being conjunctivitis, can have a variety of causes, but the effects are often the same. Provided you’re caring for it correctly, wearing glasses if you need them, and don’t drive immediately after using eye drops, an eye infection shouldn’t affect your driving too much.
Can conjunctivitis heal on its own?
Viral conjunctivitis is very contagious, but usually will clear up on its own within several days without medical treatment. Bacterial conjunctivitis caused by bacteria and it can cause serious damage to the eye if left untreated.
How do you stop the spread of conjunctivitis?
• Avoid sharing eye cosmetics.
• Avoid sharing towels, napkins or handkerchiefs.
• Stay away from allergens.
• Avoid rubbing the eyes.
• Always clean contact lenses properly.
• Wipe the eye with lukewarm salt water to remove pus and crusts.
• Frequently wash face, hands, and eyes.
Can you wear makeup with pink eye?
If you have conjunctivitis does not wear contact lenses or eye makeup until it is gone. Throw away any eye makeup you were using when you got pink eye. If you wear disposable contacts, use a new pair of contacts when your eye has cleared and it is safe.
What are the homeopathic indications for conjunctivitis?
• Apis mellifica
• Argentum nitricum
• Mercurius solubilis
• Hepar sulph
• Kali bi
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