Conjunctivitis: Symptom and Causes


The symptoms of conjunctivitis depend on the cause of the inflammation, but can include:
  • Redness in the white of the eye or inner eyelid
  • Pain in the eyes
  • Increased amount of tears
  • Thick yellow discharge that crusts and sticks over the eyelashes, especially after sleep
  • Green or white discharge from the eye
  • Itchy eyes                                                      
  • Burning eyes
  • Blurred vision
  • Increased sensitivity to light
  • Eyes appear watery every time
  • Discomfort in the eye
Symptoms of conjunctivitis


Conjunctivitis has a number of different causes including:
  • Viruses or bacteria – infective conjunctivitis
  • Irritants such as shampoos, dirt, smoke and chemicals- irritant conjunctivitis
  • Allergies such as dust and pollen, or a special type of allergy that affects some contact lens wearers – allergic conjunctivitis
  • Fungi and parasites very rarely
  • Chlamydia

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