Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Sore Eyes Treatment

Sore Eyes is also called pink eyes or madras eyes; a kind of disease which normally due to an infection or an allergic reaction, also known as conjunctivitis.

Signs and Symptoms:
  • Viral Conjunctivitis – an infection of the upper respiratory tract, common cold, and a sore throat. The symptoms are watery of the eyes and erratic itch. The infection starts with one eye only and it spread easily to the other eye. It also known as Pink eye.
  • Bacterial Conjunctivitis – due to common pyogenic bacteria caused by mark grittiness/irritation, a tough, thick, grayish, or yellowish mucopurulent discharge that causes the lids to stick together – it seen after you sleep. The pyogenic is means pus-producing. Severe crusting of the infected eye and the surrounding skin is another symptom caused by bacterial conjunctivitis.
  • Chemical eye injury – due to the acidic alkali substance getting in the eyes, it is usually worse than acidic burns.
  • Common symptoms of Sore Eyes are red eye, irritation and watering.

  • A person who is allergic type, poured cold water over your face with the head inclined downward constricts capillaries. The artificial tears can relieve the discomfort in mild cases.
  • It can be resolves without any treatment for the bacterial conjunctivitis. After three days, if there’s no improvement you can use antibiotics, eye drops or ointment.
  • For viral conjunctivitis, no specific treatment but it can relieve using cold compress and artificial tears. Don’t touch your eyes to avoid infections.
  • For chemical conjunctivitis, it is treated via irrigation with Ringer’s lactate or saline solution. Chemical injuries are medical emergencies that can be lead to severe scarring and intraocular damage.

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