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Doctor insights on: Bacterial Conjunctivities

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What causes a chronic bacterial prostatitis?

What causes a chronic bacterial prostatitis?

Not all prostatitis: Is bacterial. Perhaps prostate and seminal vesicle congestion may be irritating? We call prostatis when we cannot make a more specific diagnosis, and you suffer irritative effects. Commonly, anti-biotics are used, and anti-inflammatories. But sex, too much or too little, has no established role. Having sex can elevate the psa test, however. ...Read more

Bacteria (Definition)

Are omnipresent single celled organisms which are the both the simplest form of life and the original form of life on earth. The are ...Read more


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How are conjunctival tumors treated?

How are conjunctival tumors treated?

Conjunctival tumors: Tumors of the conjunctiva, like those elsewhere, can be benign or malignant. If benign, and large or unsightly, then simple excision is done. If malignant and primary excision is done and may be followed with chemo or radiation. If metastatic, than the source tumor must be sought and treated. ...Read more

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What is a conjunctival sac? Does everybody have one?

What is a conjunctival sac?  Does everybody have one?

Part of the eye: 1- the conjuctival sac is the area between the eyelid and the eye. We put there medications to treat different eye problems. 2- yes, everybody has at least one (unless you dont have eyes!). ...Read more

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How can I remove my conjunctival nevus?

How can I remove my conjunctival nevus?

Ophthalmologist: If you have a conjunctival nevus which bothers you, then see your ophthalmologist about removal. These can usually be easily removed in an outpatient procedure under local anesthesia with no subsequent scarring. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of conjunctival carcinoma?

What are the symptoms of conjunctival carcinoma?

External change.: Usually, conjunctival carcinoma is asymptomatic. It often goes undetected even when observed by experienced eye professionals. It is often confused for a benign conjunctival growth such as a pinguculae or a pterygium. A patient may notice a flat growth or transluscent discoloring of their conjunctivae. A definitive diagnosis requires a biopsy and treatment with topical anti-neoplastic drops. ...Read more

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I think I have conjunctival nevus, who can diagnose, treat?

I think I have conjunctival nevus, who can diagnose, treat?

Ophthalmologist : Nevi of the conjunctiva are benign and rarely become malignant. If that is what you have, it should be photographed and checked every couple of years. They are fairly easy to excise for biopsy purposes if necessary. ...Read more

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What is the meaning of conjunctival hyperemia? Is there too much blood there?

What is the meaning of conjunctival hyperemia?  Is there too much blood there?

Redness.: Conjunctival hyperemia is one form of what results in a "red" eye. The term "hyperemia" refers to an engorgement of the blood vessels in any part of the body. In this case it is in the conjunctivae. It is a sign of inflammation in the part of the body where the "hyperemia" is present. The blood vessels are engorged as a result of additional inflammatory cells accumulating in the blood vessels. ...Read more

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If you are supposed to put eyedrops in the conjunctival sac, where is your conjunctival sac?

If you are supposed to put eyedrops in the conjunctival sac, where is your conjunctival sac?

Eye lining: The term conjunctival sac refers to the space opened when you pull your lower lid down exposing the eye lining. This creates a sac like are onto which eyedrops can be placed. Once in that space, when you let the lid go, the drops spreads over the whole eye. ...Read more

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What is conjunctiva?

What is conjunctiva?

Conjunctiva: Conjunctiva is the pinkish moist skin covering the surface of the eye and the underside of the eyelids. ...Read more

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What is bacteria ?

What is bacteria
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Microscopic organism: Bacteria are microscopic organisms that are all over our world. There are many, many different kinds. Some of them are helpful to us, like the ones that inhabit our digestive tract and help digest our food. Some of them cause deadly diseases. They can be transmitted in a variety of ways. Some of them can be killed by certain antibiotics, but not all. ...Read more