Overcoming Red Eyes Rather Yellow?
I want to ask, my eyes hurt and red and there is a lot of dirt like a hole, right when I put the eye drops, it’s better, but it’s still quite yellow, why?
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There are several possibilities that can cause symptoms of red eyes accompanied by a large amount of yellow dirt (belek), which are most often include:
Bacterial conjunctivitis, is an inflammation of the conjunctiva of the eye due to bacterial infection, symptoms: red eye, lots of thick, yellow eye discharge, without sharp deterioration of vision, swelling of the conjunctiva, may be accompanied by fever
Viral conjunctivitis, an inflammation of the conjunctiva of the eye due to a viral infection, symptoms: red eye, a lot of clear fluid, without a sharp decrease in vision, usually accompanied by symptoms of colds, sore throat, cough, achy body, fever that is not too high, with or without swelling of the conjunctiva
Allergic conjunctivitis, an inflammation of the conjunctiva of the eye due to allergic reactions, symptoms: red eye, lots of clear fluid, without a sharp decrease in vision, swelling in the conjunctiva, accompanied by other allergic symptoms such as runny nose and sneezing, with a history of allergies to certain substances, no fever
Acute keratitis, an inflammation of the cornea, symptoms: red eye, a sharp decrease in vision, can be caused by bacterial / fungal / viral / parasitic / non-infectious infections
You are advised to consult a doctor or ophthalmologist so that proper evaluation and appropriate treatment can be done. You may be given eye drops and / or antibiotic eye ointments, and if necessary artificial tear drops. As a suggestion, you can do the following steps at home:
Avoid using any eye drops or other types of eye drops (including traditional concoction water) without doctor's instructions and supervision
Avoid rubbing eyes
Maintain hygiene, avoid overexposure to pollution
Eat balanced nutritious food regularly
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