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Be careful, "rub your eyes" may spread - get "Covid-19" beca

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If the symptoms of slotxo coronavirus infection are severe will find symptoms showing through the eyes, conjunctivitis and covid can still be found in tears can be contagious tear disease Therefore, be careful of touching the eyes, rubbing the eyes, may lead the infection into the conjunctiva. and spread the infection to others
Some COVID-19 patients may experience "red eyes".
Conjunctivitis can be seen in some COVID-19 patients, along with other symptoms such as red eyes, rash, runny nose, fever, or some without fever. which can find patients infected with covids who show only eye symptoms but found to be a very small part, about 0.8-31% only

Dr. Kriengkrai Namthaisong, director of Metta Pracharak Hospital (Wat Rai Khing), said that red eyes can be divided into two main causes:

Conjunctivitis caused by an infection such as a virus, the most common is Adenovirus or bacteria.
Non-infectious diseases such as allergic conjunctivitis, which are the symptoms of conjunctivitis found in COVID-19 that fall into the first case is from infection with corona virus 2019 by conjunctivitis from COVID-19 not new symptoms but found more from a new wave of outbreaks Can occur with the severity of the disease from a mild level. to the severe level
found COVID-19 in the tears of some severe covid patients
Dr. Kriengkrai Namthaisong, Director of Metta Pracharak Hospital (Wat Rai Khing) added that It has been found that if the symptoms of coronavirus infection are severe will find symptoms showing through the eyes, conjunctivitis and covid can still be found in tears can be contagious tear disease Therefore, be careful of touching the eyes, rubbing the eyes, may lead the infection into the conjunctiva. and spread the infection to others

So if you have red eyes Don't panic that you're infected with coronavirus. Because conjunctivitis from COVID is much less common than conjunctivitis from other causes and often has other physical symptoms. associated with covid infection

Red eyes are not caused by COVID-19 infection. alone
Dr. Pairote Suratanavanich, Deputy Director-General of the Medical Department, said that the disease caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) that is currently spreading found that patients infected with COVID-19 Will have conjunctivitis with this virus found in tears, conjunctivitis secretions spread from person to person through secretions such as tears, mucus, saliva that carry pathogens through the respiratory tract.

Therefore, the symptoms to watch out for are

rash
conjunctivitis
runny nose
Some people may not have a fever.

Conjunctivitis is not specific to coronavirus infection. It can be found in common viral infections as well, such as watery eyes, clear eyes, mucous appearance. This symptom is fundamentally similar to dry eye syndrome. Conjunctivitis from wearing contact lens, eye allergy, which may be a congenital disease of many people if there are abnormal symptoms mentioned above. recommend consulting an ophthalmologist to properly treat

Do not "rub your eyes" may lead to infection to the conjunctiva.
If the symptoms of coronavirus infection are severe will find symptoms showing through the eyes, conjunctivitis and covid can still be found in tears can be contagious tear disease Therefore, be careful of touching the eyes, rubbing the eyes, may lead the infection into the conjunctiva. And spread the infection to others, so if you have red eyes. Don't panic that you're infected with coronavirus. Because conjunctivitis from COVID is much less common than conjunctivitis from other causes and often has other physical symptoms. associated with covid infection

Other causes of red eyes
Female Dr. Wathukan Rungpuwapat, an ophthalmologist in cornea and correcting abnormal vision added that from conjunctivitis caused by conjunctivitis There are other reasons Those that can cause red eyes in addition to being infected with COVID include:

ulcerative cornea
cornea infection
iritis
acute glaucoma
etc.

which requires differential diagnosis and corneal infections from other causes During the epidemic situation of coviral-19, people who wear contact lenses should refrain from using them first because of exposure. There may be a chance of infection. It is recommended to use eyeglasses instead to be safe from the virus. It can also prevent infection.

If you have red eyes or suspected of having conjunctivitis from COVID-19 such as conjunctivitis with respiratory symptoms If you have a fever or may not have a fever, red rash, you are advised to seek treatment for COVID-19 first, as eye symptoms are less common than respiratory symptoms. Mild symptoms can go away on their own. If the eyes are properly maintained and clean. If the eye symptoms are urgent But the risk of contracting COVID is very high. Go to the hospital isolation unit according to the treatment system
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