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Viral Conjunctivitis

Viral conjunctivitis is usually caused by the virus associated with the common cold, the adenovirus. It is contagious as the virus spreads through hand-to-eye contact. The most common symptoms include red-colored eyes, increased level of tear production, urge to rub the eyes, itching, irritation, or burning.

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I had earlier undergone treatment for conjunctivitis and corneal ulcer, but it has recurred, and inflammation is present in both eyes. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am studying abroad at present, and during the last term, I developed conjunctivitis that lasted for most of the term and progressed to a corneal ulcer. The ulcer was in the periphery of one eye and was treated with antibiotics and topical steroids. This term, the conjunctivitis has r...  Read Full »

Dr. Vaibhev Mittal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query and can understand your concern. Conjunctivitis can be caused by bacterial, viral infections, or allergic reactions. In viral conjunctivitis, the cornea is involved in a few cases leading to multiple small superficial lesions with subepithelia...  Read Full »

After conjunctivitis, I have blurred vision. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I got conjunctivitis seven days back. I had red-eye with eyelid swelling. I used Moxifloxacin hydrochloride from the very first day, every 2 hours. Then I started Fluorometholone four times a day and Cyclosporine three times a day. And now, for two days, I got blurred vision. Redness ...  Read Full »

Dr. Dadapeer. K

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I reviewed your history. It seems from the history that you are having conjunctivitis and you are on treatment with Moxifloxacin and Fluorometholone. The presence of blurring of vision indicates involvement of cornea in the form of keratoconjunctivitis. This usually occ...  Read Full »

I am having symptoms of viral conjunctivitis. Kindly help.

Query: Hi doctor, I think I have viral conjunctivitis. My eyes have been red for ten days and have worsened. I also had flu or cold. I consulted a general physician online and got prescribed antibiotic eyedrops, but they are not working. I also take a few medications for my autoimmune conditions. I take ta...  Read Full »

Dr. Asha Juliet Barboza

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. I would like to know a few details about your symptoms. Are there any itching or burning sensations? Do you experience blurred vision? Is your pain radiating to the back of the head? What kind of auto-immune condition do you have? Is there ...  Read Full »

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