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Eye Infection - Symptoms, Causes and Prevention

Eye Infection in Urdu

آنکھوں کے انفیکشن بچوں میں عام ہوتے ہیں لیکن ہر سال لاکھوں کی تعداد میں بڑے بھی اس بیماری سے متاثر ہوتے ہین۔ یہ بیماری ایک سے دوسرے شخص میں باآسانی پھیل جاتی ہے۔ اس سے متاثر افراد کو بار بار ہاتھ دھونے چاہیئں تا کہ انفیکشن کی روک تھام ہو سکے۔


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Summary about Eye Infection in English

Whenever any pathogen like bacteria or virus affects the delicate eye structures infection occurred there. Pink eyes are very common in children, but it is not just a disease of the children. Millions of Americans, children, and adults have pink eyes every year. The disease is common in children for several reasons. Pink eyes are usually caused by contact with hands, and children (especially younger ones) are more likely to rub their eyes and not wash their hands properly. Infectious conjunctivitis spreads easily in environments where there are children nearby, such as at school or daycare. Maybe your eyes itch and start to turn pink. Could it be an infection? Your doctor can make the last call, but there are important signals to watch out for and that can give you some clues.

An infection of your eye can manifest itself in different ways. It depends very much on the part of the eye that has the problem. For example, you may have symptoms in your, eyelid, Cornea (the luminous surface that covers the outside of the eye) and Conjunctiva (a thin, moist area that covers the inside of the eyelids and the outer eye layer). It may also occur due to wearing contact lenses. Eye infection can be recognized by pain, redness, itching, burning or irritation of eyes and abnormal discharge from the eye. The common eye infection is treated with oral medications or eye tubes and eyedrops.

Symptoms of Eye Infection

  • Chronic redness.
  • Persistent Itching.
  • Flaking of the eyelids.
  • The discomfort of the eyes.
  • Blurring vision.
  • Watery eyes.
  • Eye discharge.
  • Eye pain.

Causes of Eye Infection

  • bacterial infection
  • viral infection
  • fungal infection

Risk Factors of Eye Infection

Risk factors include exposure to infected individuals, fomite contact (eg, towels, napkins, pillow cases, slit-lamp chin rests and handles), contact lens wear, sinusitis, immunodeficiency states, prior ocular disease, trauma, and exposure to agents of sexually transmitted disease at birth

Preventive Measures of Eye Infection

  • Avoid touching your eyes directly.
  • Wash your hands frequently, especially after touching dirty surfaces.
  • If you use contact lenses, always clean them and store them correctly.
  • Avoid sharing eye makeup or makeup brushes with others.