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Pink Eye During Pregnancy
Im 9 weeks pregnant and seems to have gotten pink eye, is there a natural remedy for my eyes or what type of eye drops are safe during pregnancy?
Pink Eye (Conjunctivitis) (Definition)
"Pink eye" refers to a viral infection of the conjunctiva. These infections are especially contagious among children. Newborns can be infected by bacteria in the birth canal. This condition is called ophthalmia neonatorum, and it must be treated immediately to preserve eyesight. "Pink eye" refers to a viral infection of the conjunctiva. These infections are especially contagious among children. Newborns can be infected by bacteria in the birth canal. This condition is called ophthalmia neonatorum, and it must be treated immediately to preserve eyesight. ...Read more
I'm 5 months pregnant & have pink eye. Dr prescribed erythromycin ointment. She says it's safe for pregnancy. Is it the safest?
Eyes burning: Burning of the eyes is almost always due to irritation either from some dryness of the air, wind or pollution. Alternatively, you may have the dry eye syndrome. I suggest the frequent use of artificial tears which should give you substantial relief. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible to get pink eye twice in the same year? I wasn't sure if it was bacterial or viral when i got it during the summer.
I have white bumps on my eyes they appeared during my pregnancy... And they are getting bigger I think it may be a colestrol issue?
Called xanthomas but: relatively rare. Cholesterol is part of every animal cell membrane on planet, allows membrane fluidity, animal cells to change shape, animals to move. Study on Google & https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cholesterol. The correct issue for arterial disease, typically starting in childhood, is lipoproteins, other than ? LDL (Not LDL-C) & ? large HDL particles which transport all fata, study: wikipedia. ...Read more
Depends: Twitching can have various causes. Also makes a difference if it is one eye or both eyes, simultaneous or independent, other symptoms or no other symptoms. Suggest you take movie (e.g. w/ smartphone) of the twitching and show your doctor. In otherwise healthy young woman might be benign but needs at least a visit to your doctor to see what kind of twitching. ...Read more
Yes: During pregnancy there are lots of growth factor which are present. As such, diabetic changes in the eyes can develop during pregnancy and can get worse during pregnancy. It is important if you are diabetic, to have your eyes checked in the first, second, and third trimester. This will insure that if there are changes, they can be treat right away to prevent vision loss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Conjunctivitis is an inflammation of the thin mucous membrane that lines the front surface of the eyeball and the inside of the eyelids. As the inflammation increases, it causes the tiny blood vessels in the conjunctiva to dilate, thus leading to a redness of the eye. Depending on the cause of the conjunctitis there can also be itching, irritation, and discharge ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
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