Inflammation of the conjunctiva of the eye. Also called pinkeye.
- Newborns with chlamydial conjunctivitis or pneumonia require up to 2 weeks of antibiotic treatment.
- Mast cell stabilizers may also reduce inflammation associated with hay fever and allergic conjunctivitis.
- A less common but more serious viral conjunctivitis is herpes simplex infection.
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