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Lucknow Hospital reported that rise in conjunctivitis cases

Hospitals in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, are witnessing a surge in cases of conjunctivitis, also known as pink eye, as the monsoon season arrives. The increase in cases is being attributed to the seasonal changes and the prevalence of viral infections during this time. Patients presenting with symptoms such as redness, itching, watering, and discomfort in the eyes are seeking medical attention.

Healthcare providers are advising people to maintain good hygiene, avoid rubbing their eyes, and wash their hands frequently to prevent the spread of the infection. Hospitals and clinics are equipped to handle the rise in conjunctivitis cases and are providing appropriate medical care and treatment.

The public is encouraged to seek timely medical advice if they experience any symptoms related to conjunctivitis to receive proper diagnosis and management. Efforts are being made to create awareness about preventive measures and promote eye health during the monsoon season.