The conjunctivitis is a problem that results from inflammation of the membrane covering of the eye. Conjunctivitis is a problem that is easily treated, but if it causes a lot of discomfort, in pregnancy the pregnant woman should always turn to her doctor for the best treatment. The origin and cause for the onset vary greatly depending on the type of conjunctivitis you pick up: viral, bacterial or allergic.
The transmission happens when there is contact of the virus with the eyes, to avoid the contact must wash the hands several times a day, avoid places closed and full of people. And do not scratch your eyes.
Symptoms of conjunctivitis
- Feeling of sand in the eyes
- Remedy, viscous white or yellow substance that can make you wake up with glued eyes morning-
- Itching in the eyes
- Discomfort and pain
- Strong light intolerance
The conjunctivitis during pregnancy is not dangerous either to the woman or the baby. Viral or allergic conjunctivitis, which are the most common, has no risk during pregnancy, since the treatment is only to relieve the most uncomfortable symptoms. Bacterial conjunctivitis should be followed and treated by the physician.
Treatment for conjunctivitis in pregnancy
The treatment is to keep the eyes dry and clean, the pregnant woman to wear tissues or disposable compresses and wash the area with water or saline solution. In the case of bacterial conjunctivitis it is necessary to apply antibiotic eye drops.
Homemade recipe for conjunctivitis
In the simplest cases of conjunctivitis and pregnant you can apply home-made compresses that help relieve symptoms, especially itching and discomfort.
Apply compresses with chamomile tea, prepare your chamomile tea normally, let cool, soak the compress and put on the eyes for about 15 minutes, you should never reuse the compress. Apply 2 to 3 times a day. Chamomile tea lowers the temperature of the eye, gives a feeling of well-being and helps fight the virus.
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