What are symptoms of gonococcal conjunctivitis in neonates?

Updated: Jun 15, 2021
  • Author: Shahab Qureshi, MD, FACP; 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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