Conjunctivitis. Symptoms

Symptoms of conjunctivitis
Definition of Conjunctivitis
Is inflammation of the conjunctiva, mucous membrane lining the eye

Classification of conjunctivitis

They have been classified many varieties of conjunctivitis, in relation to the causes that produce: irritants, infectious factors, constitutional factors. There is even a chronic conjunctivitis eyestrain.

Among the most notable quote the following:
Catarrhal conjunctivitis.
Diphtheritic conjunctivitis
Conjunctivitis benorrágica
Conjunctivitis lymphatic
Vernal conjunctivitis
Follicular conjunctivitis

Symptoms of conjunctivitis

Symptoms of acute catarrhal conjunctivitis (the most common)

* Edematous swelling of the eyelids
* Redness of the conjunctiva
* Mucosal exudation more or less abundant. These exudates are formed in the eyelashes at night, and morning will be difficult to open your eyes.
* Intolerance to light (photophobia)
Burning sensation *
* Foreign body sensation in the eye, like grains of sand

Symptoms of chronic catarrhal conjunctivitis
May be mainly caused by continuous exposure to the irritating action of smoke or dust. The symptoms are:
* Burning
* Itching
* Low tear formation.
* The conjunctival mucosa is red with a velvety appearance

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Conjunctivitis. Medical Treatments and Natural Remedies

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