Is conjunctivitis a complication of eczema?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Conjunctivitis, or inflammation of the eye, is an infection caused by viruses and bacteria and can be a complication of eczema. The eyes become red and produce a discharge that causes them to stick together overnight. They also might swell and feel uncomfortable. Consult a dermatologist for more information.

Seek a physician’s assistance for medical concerns.

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