Health Tips Delhi Flood Side Effects For Eyes Causes Of Conjunctivitis Know Symptoms And Treatment

By Divya Ray July 23, 2023 10:22 PM IST

Health Tips: A few days back, the capital Delhi-NCR saw havoc due to rain and floods. Now its side effects (Delhi Flood Side Effects) are also coming to the fore. Due to rain, diseases caused by mosquitoes and problems of many other parts of the body can increase. Due to flood, infections have started increasing in many ways. Eye problems have also started increasing. A large number of people suffering from the problem of conjunctivitis are reaching the hospital.

According to reports, the number of patients suffering from this eye problem has increased by 50-60 percent.

Why floods increase health problems

According to the doctor, many types of bacteria can grow due to flood and contaminated water. Some of which can cause eye infections. In floods, not only stomach infection, but diseases caused by mosquitoes can also increase. This can increase many types of problems. Conjunctivitis can also be more dangerous. That’s why eye care is more important.

What is the problem of conjunctivitis

Conjunctivitis is an eye problem, which is also known as pink eye problem. There is a problem of infection or inflammation in the transparent membrane called conjunctiva. This infection is mostly caused by adenovirus. This problem can increase more during floods. Most of the time this problem gets cured with simple treatment. The risk of it being serious is less. Since the eye is the most sensitive organ, it needs special care. In case of allergic conjunctivitis, problems like itching, watery eyes and swelling can occur.

Recognizing Conjunctivitis

Conjunctivitis can cause one or both eyes to become red, itchy, gritty, have problems with eye discharge, or problems with light. If you have such problems, you should immediately consult a doctor.

What to do to avoid conjunctivitis

Keep taking care of your eyes.

Take care of the cleanliness of the eyes.

Do not avoid touching the eyes again and again.

Keep washing your hands frequently.

Use only clean towels, do not share them with anyone.

Reduce the use of makeup products in the eyes for a few days.

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