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how many people are diagnosed with conjunctivitis each year

A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Conjunctivitis: Your conjunctivitis may be a result of another illness. Talk to your ophthamologist about your condition. You might also want to see a rheumatologist

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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
20 years experience Pediatrics
135 per 10,000 est: 'In American public schools due to the spread of infectious diseases, approximately 3 million school days are lost as a result of acute conjunctivitis ... Read More
A 6-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick DeRespinis
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
Conjunctivitis: In a one year old it is important to differentiate a conjunctivitis from a blocked tear duct. If a child has tearing and recurrent discharge, particu ... Read More
A 8-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
23 years experience Ophthalmology
Inflammation : Strictly speaking, conjunctivitis is the inflammation of the lining of the eye (conjunctiva) and it can be from bacteria, virus, allergies, chemicals. ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ham
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Dry eyes!: Sounds like chronic dry eyes and/or allergies. No cure, but you can start with artificial tears routinely (one drop 4 times a day every day), oral om ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience Addiction Medicine
Not common : Must be other cause of irritation. See your ophthalmologist for an exam.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Stevens
23 years experience Family Medicine
Needs to be seen.: Your daughter probably needs antibiotic drops for her eyes and possibly oral as well depending on the lung exam and history. Try gently cleaning the ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Warm washcloth: I would use a slightly warm (make sure it is not hot) washcloth to wipe his eye. This will help you remove the discharge and sooth the eyeball.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mazen Kherallah
33 years experience Infectious Disease
See Ophthalmologist: Bacterial conjunctivitis should be cured within a week when appropriate antibiotic medication is administered. No improvement indicates that either th ... Read More
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: Conjunctivitis can cause swelling around the lid does not typically cause skin on the face to become swollen. Cellulitis should be ruled out by your p ... Read More

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