Conjunctivitis Treatment Elizabeth City NC

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Jitendra Swarup, MD
(252) 335-5446
1503 N Road St
Elizabeth City, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Howard Univ Coll Of Med, Washington Dc 20059
Graduation Year: 1991

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Marshall Simms Redding, MD
(252) 338-3909
09 Jordan Plz
Elizabeth City, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 1966
Hospital
Hospital: Albemarle Hosp, Elizabeth Cty, Nc; Sentara Leigh Hospital, Norfolk, Va

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Eric Burns OD
Albemarle Eye Ctr
(252) 335-5446
1503 N Road St
Elizabeth City, NC
 
Brent Blair Warren, MD
(704) 872-4108
646 Hartness Rd
Statesville, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Uniformed Services Univ Of The Hlth Sci, Bethesda Md 20814
Graduation Year: 1993

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H Maxwell Morrison, MD FACS
(910) 692-7562
185 Page Rd
Pinehurst, NC
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: North Carolina
Graduation Year: 1957

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Melody Ann Morrow, MD
(252) 335-5446
1503 N Road St
Elizabeth City, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Pa, Philadelphia Pa 19129
Graduation Year: 1976

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Michael Baughan OD
Ahoskie Eye Care
(252) 333-1155
1813 W Ehringhaus St
Elizabeth City, NC
 
Marshall Redding MD
(252) 435-2501
102 Moyock Commons Dr # G
Moyock, NC
 
Christine Elise Speer, MD
(919) 684-3771
Box 3802 Erwin Road,
Durham, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1999

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Thomas Danl Bailey, MD
(704) 482-6767
1413 N Lafayette St
Shelby, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: Cleveland Reg Med Ctr, Shelby, Nc
Group Practice: Poole Optometric

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Pink Eye, Conjunctivitis Eye Disorder Symptoms and Treatments

Conjunctivitis, aka "pink eye", is a very common condition characterized by inflammation of the conjunctiva. There are many causes, the most common of which can be grouped into two broad categories: microorganisms (viruses and bacteria, for example) and allergic reactions (medications and pollen, for example). A virus is the most common cause of pink eye.

Symptoms You May Experience:
Typical symptoms of conjunctivitis include redness of the eyes, tearing or discharge, general discomfort in the eyes, and the feeling that there is "sand" in the eye. In cases of allergic conjunctivitis itching is usually the major complaint, although other symptoms may also be present.

Examination: What Your Eye Doctor Will Look For:
The most common sign in pink eye is redness over the "whites" of the eyes. There are certain signs that help the eye doctor to determine the cause. For example, does the conjunctivitis involve one or both eyes? Viral or bacterial conjunctivitis usually starts with one eye and may or may not involve the other eye several days later. Is there clear fluid or discharge draining from the eye? Yellow-green discharge suggests that there may be a bacterial cause. Is there enlargement and tenderness of the lymph node just in front of the ear on the same side as the affected eye? This often occurs in viral conjunctivitis. Is there involvement of the cornea? Small areas of corneal involvement may indicate a viral cause and lead to sensitivity to light...

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