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Content updated on Jun 1, 2022

What is pharyngoconjunctival fever?

A viral infection causing sore throat, red eyes and fever. Some patients may have enlarged lymph nodes (lumps) in the neck. Patients will recover without treatment by themselves.

Symptoms related to pharyngoconjunctival fever

  • Eye redness

  • Fever

  • Bloodshot eyes

  • Eye discharge or "gunk"

  • Sore throat

  • Recent contact with sick people with similar symptoms

  • Child refuses to eat

  • Eyes are red, itchy or painful

Questions your doctor may ask to check for pharyngoconjunctival fever

Your doctor may ask these questions to diagnose pharyngoconjunctival fever

  • Do you have redness on the white part of your eyes?

  • Do you have a fever?

  • Do you have bloodshot (red) eyes?

  • Do you have eye discharge?

  • Do you have a sore throat?

Treatment for pharyngoconjunctival fever

Treatment focuses on relieving symptoms. This is done through cold compresses to the forehead and eyes, eye drops and anti-itching medication. In some cases, the viral infection may be followed by a bacterial infection, necessitating antibiotics.

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