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Chlamydial Conjunctivitis
Tuesday, 14 April 2009 22:47

 

What is Chlamydial Conjunctivitis? What is the treatment for Chlamydial Conjunctivitis?

 

Chlamydial conjunctivitis is a sexually transmitted infection of the conjunctiva (adult inclusion conjunctivitis.) This typically affects sexually active young adults. One will experience tearing, redness, itchiness, discharge and sensitivity to light. Often, chlamydial conjunctivitis last many weeks despite being treated with topical antibiotic drops. If one is not responding to topical antibiotic drops an eye doctor will commonly culture one’s eye to determine the causative organism. Treatment is oral antibiotics. Sexual partners must also be treated.

 

Treatment

Oral Antibiotics

 

Last Updated on Sunday, 13 January 2013 22:40
 

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