Conjunctivitis: Simple Home Remedies to Treat Eye Disease

Posted Oct 17, 2022 5:53 PM IST

  • One of the reasons why conjunctivitis cases are increasing these days is due to the change in weather, especially due to the rains. Here are simple home remedies to treat the eye condition.

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Posted Oct 17, 2022 5:53 PM IST

Eye infections such as conjunctivitis are increasing due to the prolonged period of rains. Also called pink eye, symptoms include red, itchy, and watery eyes. It is not recommended to self-medicate with over-the-counter drops. These simple remedies suggested by Dr Nita Shah, Head Clinical Services, Dr Agarwal Eye Hospital, Mumbai can help you deal with eye disease (Freepik)

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Experts say there is an increase in the number of patients with conjunctivitis of a more virulent form.  (Freepik)

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Experts say there is an increase in the number of patients with conjunctivitis of a more virulent form. (Freepik)

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The most common symptoms of conjunctivitis are redness, tearing, itching, stinging, pain and swelling around the eyes.  (Freepik)

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The most common symptoms of conjunctivitis are redness, tearing, itching, stinging, pain and swelling around the eyes. (Freepik)

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Many patients with conjunctivitis also present with a viral cold, cough and fever.  (Pexels)

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Many patients with conjunctivitis also present with a viral cold, cough and fever. (Pexels)

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Experts say that if a person reports any of the symptoms of conjunctivitis, they should report it immediately to the nearest eye doctor and not self-medicate with over-the-counter eye drops, as they can have side effects. long-term secondary.  Here are some other tips.  (Freepik)

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Experts say that if a person reports any of the symptoms of conjunctivitis, they should report it immediately to the nearest eye doctor and not self-medicate with over-the-counter eye drops, as they can have side effects. long-term secondary. Here are some other tips. (Freepik)

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Say no to over-the-counter products: Use eye drops or lubricants as prescribed by the doctor.  The use of over-the-counter products is not recommended at all.  (Unsplash)

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Say no to over-the-counter products: Use eye drops or lubricants as prescribed by your doctor. The use of over-the-counter products is not recommended at all. (Unsplash)

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Do not touch your eyes or splash water in your eyes.  (Unsplash)

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Do not touch your eyes or splash water in your eyes. (Unsplash)

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Use a tissue in case of excessive watering and dispose of it immediately.  (Unsplash)

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Use a tissue in case of excessive watering and dispose of it immediately. (Unsplash)

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Conjunctivitis spreads if you touch your eyes and then touch any surface that comes in contact with others.  (Unsplash)

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Conjunctivitis spreads if you touch your eyes and then touch any surface that comes in contact with others. (Unsplash)

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It is advisable to stop contact lenses.  Conjunctivitis usually goes away within a few days.  (Freepik)

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It is advisable to stop contact lenses. Conjunctivitis usually goes away within a few days. (Freepik)

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