Sore And Swollen Eyes For Almost More Than 1 Month?
Assalamuailaikum r nI want to ask, the tip of my eye was red at first, it was just the left eye but after a few days the tip of my right eye became red, followed by itching and swelling and sticky discharge. and anti-bacterial eye ointment has been more than a month but has not healed yet, however, the sticky and itchy discharge has gone away, only pain, swelling and redness of the eyes r n r nIs that a symptom of conjunctivitis? And does conjunctivitis last that long?
Red eye is something that can be caused due to various causes. From what you experience, red eyes that are accompanied by a sticky, itchy discharge can be caused by conjunctivitis. conjunctivitis is an inflammation of the conjunctiva (lining of the eye), conjunctivitis can occur due to bacterial infection of the eye. In addition, conjunctivitis can occur in situations where the eye is chronically irritated. Conjunctivitis can cause symptoms such as redness of the eye, itching of the eyes, may be accompanied by swelling of the eyes, discharge / discharge. conjunctivitis can last for a long time if the eye is constantly irritated, for example exposure to dust, smoke, or a foreign object.
But besides that, the condition you are experiencing can also be caused by other causes such as:
keratitis / inflammation of the cornea
therefore, if your condition does not improve within 1 month, then you can go to an ophthalmologist directly, so that the doctor can check your condition directly, and later the doctor can provide the right therapy for you.
Here's an article you can read about conjunctivitis
may be useful. thank you