After rain, there is a fear of conjunctivitis of the eyes. Eye flu is spread by touching the eye with infected hands, not by looking into the victim’s eyes.
This disease is caused by the use of dust and smoke, pollen of flowers, carbon particles and many times cosmetic products.
Symptoms: Redness, itching, burning, heaviness and swelling of the eyelids begin in the eyes.
Treatment: If you have a general allergy, then lubricating eye drops and anti-allergic (soft steroid) eye drops can be given for 2-3 days and if severe, you can get relief in a week.
Bacterial conjunctivitis is also called bacterial eye flu, which is caused by infection with bacteria like Staphylococcus, Pneumococcus, Haemophilus influenza, etc. during the first rainy season.
Symptoms: Eye redness, pain, swelling, stickiness and watery eyes.
Treatment: Adding antibiotics, lubricating eye drops with expert advice, it takes 3-4 weeks to cure normal eye flu in 3-4 days and severe infection.
There is a high amount of chlorine in the swimming pool water. In such a situation, there may be a possibility of spreading this type of infection in those bathing in swimming pools.
Symptoms: If there is severe burning, itching, redness or gritty in the eyes of the infected person, then these can be symptoms of chemical conjunctivitis.
Treatment: Lubricating eye drops and antibiotic eye drops provide relief. This disease is cured in 2-3 days.
This problem occurs due to adenovirus (type 4 and 19) spreading in rainy water.
Symptoms: In this disease, sometimes there can be swelling on the temple near the ears and due to the subtle wound in the cornea, the appearance is also reduced. The person suffering from this disease starts having redness and blurred vision. If this disease is not treated at the right time, the eyesight can blur forever.
Treatment: Adding lubricating eye drops can take one week to cure normal conjunctivitis and 2-3 weeks for severe conjunctivitis.
Keep these in mind-
If you feel dryness in the eyes, do not wash them again and again, but wash them with cold water three or four times.
Always wipe the eyes with clean cloth and do not share your towel and handkerchief with anyone.
The infection spreads when touching the eyes with dirty hands, so take special care of cleaning the hands as well.
Avoid makeup that comes in monsoon days, because dust and other types of pollution also damage the eyes. Use goggles.