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my eyelids have yellow crust every morning lately how do i get rid of the infection

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
18 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: Sometimes this is due to allergies - especially if it is in both eyes and improves as the day goes on. To be sure, see your doctor and you can decide ... Read More
Dr. Traci Buxton
22 years experience Family Medicine
Antibiotics: Yellow crusting of the eyelids can be caused by allergies or infection. Using warm washcloths to rinse the eyelids can soothe the eyes and remove the ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
Conjunctivitis: Conjunctivitis can be bacterial, viral or allergy in origin. Crusty eyelids can be bacterial and treated with antibacterial opthalmic drops or cream ... Read More
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Dr. John Gillespie
40 years experience Ophthalmology
Crusting of lash/lid: Chronic eyelid crusting usually caused by a type of deep seated infection of the lids oil glands or lash follicles. Warm compresses for ten minutes fo ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Eye drainage : Have your pediatrician call some eye drops in for the child this weekend. You can then follow up in the office early in the week. Try to clean the ey ... Read More
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Dr. Carroll Rund
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Cyst?: It could be a cyst. Are there any other symptoms or signs? If it is a cyst, the are benigh and sometimes go away on their own. But they can be easi ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matheson Harris
15 years experience Ophthalmology
It depends: It depends on how long ago your surgery occurred. Recent bruising will change the skin yellow as it resolves. Sometimes a yellow or brawny tint sets ... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Hamilton
31 years experience Ophthalmology
Pink eye: I'm assuming since your doctor told you that, that you have viral conjunctivitis. It just has to run its course like any cold. Although there is some ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Eye: Best to consult your doctor.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Varies : Most bacterial eye infections resolve in 7-10 days with appropriate treatment. Others may take many weeks, as in fungal, parasitic and viral infection ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Probably : If it is viral some will heal over time & some otc eye drops may be soothing as you heal. Some aggressive viral & all bacterial infections will requi ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Hill
22 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: If viral - will go away on its own. If you wear contacts or if it is caused by bacteria then you could lose vision trying to cure on its own.
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