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Neonatal Conjunctivitis

Alternate Names : Ophthalmia Neonatorum

Neonatal Conjunctivitis | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring

What are the signs and symptoms of the disease?

Neonatal conjunctivitis caused by a bacteria causes the following symptoms:

  • discharge from the eye that may contain pus
  • redness and swelling of the conjunctiva
  • swelling of the eyelid
  • If the infection progresses deeper into the eye, the following symptoms may occur:

  • clouding of the cornea, which is the normally clear covering of the eye
  • fever
  • marked redness of the eye
  • severe eye pain

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    Neonatal Conjunctivitis: Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors


    Neonatal Conjunctivitis: Diagnosis & Tests

    Author: John Wegmann, MD
    Reviewer: Eileen McLaughlin, RN, BSN
    Date Reviewed: 08/09/01

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