Allergic conjunctivitis

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What is allergic conjunctivitis?

Allergic conjunctivitis is characterized as an allergic reaction to pollen, dander, mold, or other allergy-causing substances. The whites of the eye and the tissue lining the eyelids become irritated, reddened, swollen and inflamed.

Common symptoms reported by people with allergic conjunctivitis

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with allergic conjunctivitis

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Flonase Nasal Spray)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
allergic conjunctivitis (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Vistaril)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
allergic conjunctivitis (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ativan)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(High Potency Vitamin B Complex)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)

Data from patients with allergic conjunctivitis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with allergic conjunctivitis

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Flonase Nasal Spray)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
dry nose
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
allergic conjunctivitis (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Vistaril)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
allergic conjunctivitis (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ativan)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
sleepiness
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
pain
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(High Potency Vitamin B Complex)
Perceived effectiveness
for fatigue (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with allergic conjunctivitis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has allergic conjunctivitis on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 2
40s 2
50s 0
60s 0
70+ 1

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 1
Female 4

These charts show data from allergic conjunctivitis patients who have completed their condition history
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