Symptoms of conjunctivitis include redness, inflammation of the eyeballs and inner surface of the eyelids. The outer shell of the eyelids are also inflamed and becomes red. The infant observed increased lacrimation, photophobia, purulent eye. Drugs for the treatment must appoint a physician-ophthalmologist. Treatment of conjunctivitis in the newborn will depend on the cause of the disease. If the baby is suffering from viral conjunctivitis in the background of SARS, it is necessary to cure baby from the disease and then begin treatment of the eye.
In infantile conjunctivitis often use eye ointments and drops. Helps the drug "Abrufen". It is used 1 drop in each eye 3 times a day. Can be assigned drops containing interferon. Before the instillation of flush the child's eyes with a solution of "Furatsilinom" (1 tab. 1 tbsp. warm water). At night lay for ever "Tetracycline ointment". Allergic conjunctivitis is the infant passes without treatment, it is enough to eliminate the cause of allergies.
In bacterial conjunctivitis the newborn prescribe eye drops "TOPEX", apply them to 1 cap 3 times a day. Before backfilling, flush the eye with solution "Furatsilinom". In complicated form of the disease treatment is carried out using a solution of "Chloramphenicol". Treatment of conjunctivitis have novorojdennih children is complicated by the fact that because of the itching they often rubbed his eyes his hands. So part of the treatment is hygiene.
Folk remedies for the treatment of conjunctivitis, use only after consultation with your doctor. To help you can wash the child's eyes with cotton swabs soaked in weak tea, warm boiled water. At the initial stage of the disease help eye wash and compresses with the infusion of chamomile. To prepare pour 2 tsp of dried flowers ¼ Cup of boiling water and let steep for 1 hour Then rinse with infusion of the child's eyes and make a compress.
In the same way use the herb eyebright, which in folk medicine is an excellent anti-inflammatory and regenerative agent in diseases of the eye. Effective and instillation of a 20% aqueous extract of propolis. For its preparation grind the propolis to a fine powder, pour boiled water and leave for a day, then strain well. This tool bury 3 times a day until complete disappearance of symptoms.
The conjunctivitis can easily get infected by other family members, so it is necessary to observe hygiene of a baby.