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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randall Wong
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Simple Solution: The common causes all stem from some type of irritation to the eye; dryness and allergy are probably the most common. Certain infections, too, cou ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Probably dry: The most common reason for eyes to be crusty and full of debris in the mornings only is dryness which is exaggerated at night when the tear flow drops ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ari Weitzner
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Gpc?: Could be giant papillary conjunctivitis- where the eyes "reject" the contacts. Or, simply pink eye. Stop wearing them and see your eye doctor.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: This sounds like blepharitis with some dry eyes as well. Make an appointment with an ophthalmologist for diagnosis and management.
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Sterner
15 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not likely allergy: While allergy to a component of alcohol can happen, it is exceedingly rare. Food allergies also cause very specific symptoms in an immediate manner. ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
Conjunctivitis: You may have mild form of conjunctivitis, need to see an eye doctor asap.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Patterson
31 years experience Pediatrics
See the doctor: It sounds like he may have developed conjunctivitis (pinkeye), a common result of a head cold. The drainage is contagious and good hand washing is nee ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
What's your question: Go see your Family Doc if over-the-counter allergy medications aren't enough to control your symptoms. Of course, try to figure out what's changed. We ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
20 years experience Pediatrics
Sinusitis?: Sounds like you may have a sinus infection. Regardless sore throat and green mucus for 2 weeks deserves a trip to the doctor. I suspect you are going ... Read More
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A 91-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Stupple
8 years experience General Practice
Unrelated to crusts: Parinaud's syndrome is a number of symptoms associated with damage to a particular brain region that controls eye movements. These primarily include d ... Read More

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