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Bacterial Conjunctivitis

Bacterial conjunctivitis refers to the infection of the conjunctival layer in the eye. It is contagious and can spread through hand-to-eye contact through eye contact with contaminated objects, respiratory droplets, and sexual actions with eye to genital contact. Antibiotic eye drops or ointments are prescribed to treat bacterial conjunctivitis.

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Why does my mother have discharge from the eyes with heaviness?

Query: Hello doctor, My mother is facing water discharge from her eyes. With water, there is also some thick semi-liquid discharge from sides. These symptoms are also accompanied by some heaviness in the eyes. I believe this is contagious as one another family member of mine is facing the same issues.  Read Full »

Dr. Agarwal Krishna Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your mother is most probably suffering from infective conjunctivitis. Probably bacterial. The treatment is antibiotic eye drops. You should consult an Ophthalmologist for the same. Most important is that it should not spread to others. It spreads from person to perso...  Read Full »

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