Your conjunctiva and your eyelid have become inflamed.
The transparent conjunctiva covers the eye and the inside of the eyelids. Along with the tears, the conjunctiva forms a liquid film on the eye. Together, the conjunctiva, the eyelids, and the liquid film on the eye all protect the eye from external agents. The conjunctiva also helps defend against pathogens.
An inflammation of the conjunctiva and eyelid can be caused by bacteria, for example, or by foreign bodies in the eye.
The inflammation can cause the conjunctiva and eyelid to become red and swollen. Moreover, the eyes usually get stuck because the eye often excretes more fluid and mucus. If the eye is constantly irritated, it may also water.
On medical documents, the ICD code is often appended by letters that indicate the diagnostic certainty or the affected side of the body.
- G: Confirmed diagnosis
- V: Tentative diagnosis
- Z: Condition after
- A: Excluded diagnosis
- L: Left
- R: Right
- B: Both sides
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