What are symptoms of gonococcal conjunctivitis in neonates?

Updated: Sep 07, 2018
  • Author: Brian Wong, MD; Chief Editor: Pranatharthi Haran Chandrasekar, MBBS, MD  more...
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In neonates, in whom bilateral conjunctivitis (ophthalmia neonatorum) often follows vaginal delivery from an untreated mother with a gonococcal infection, symptoms of gonococcal conjunctivitis include the following:

  • Eye pain

  • Redness

  • Purulent discharge


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