Articles Tagged: adenoviral conjunctivitis. follicular conjunctivitis

Viral Conjunctivitis vs. Bacterial Conjunctivitis

Viral ConjunctivitisIf you have recently been diagnosed with conjunctivitis and you are wondering whether you have a pink eye contagious case or not, read on.

Viral conjunctivitis is an inflammation of the top layer of the eye and the interior lining of the eyelids caused by a virus. Usually only one eye gets infected and becomes red, swollen and dry. A patient might experience clear or yellowish drainage, especially overnight, and see a crust forming on the eyelids and lashes. Adenoviral conjunctivitis is one of the types of a viral conjunctivitis caused by certain types of virus.