(Last Updated on : 27/02/2012)
Conjunctivitis means an inflammation or swelling of the most superficial membrane covering the eye. It is characterized by redness of and discharge from the eyes, causing their agglutination in the morning. The condition can be caused by bacteria or a virus, or by an allergic reaction or exposure to a chemical irritant.
Treatment of Conjunctivitis
: The following symptoms are usually common for using the medicine and these are sudden, acute conjunctivitis with red eyes and swollen eyelids. The eyes are dry and hot and there is a feeling of sand in them. The victim is restless and anxious and feels he is going to die. There is an unquenchable thirst for cold water.
Argentum n 30
: This medicine is useful in case of severe conjunctivitis, the inner corners of the eyes looking especially red. There is profuse, pus-like discharge from the eyes. There is a tired, aching feeling in the eyes which lessens on tightly closing the lids, or applying cold compresses. A craving for sweets and an apprehensive nature causing diarrhoea are other features of this medicine as well.
when the person is suffering from sudden and severe conjunctivitis where not only the eyes, but also the whole face appears red, the person should immediately use the medicine named Belladona 30. Throbbing pain and burning in the eyes and the pupils are abnormally large or dilated, these are the symptoms of using the same medicine.
: Acute conjunctivitis with redness and itching of the eyes are the common symptoms for using the medicine Euphrasia 30. The tears, which flow out constantly, are acrid, causing burning of the eyes. Simultaneously, the nose also waters. But this fluid is bland or non-burning. Warm applications to the eyes seem to worsen the problem.
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