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what does it mean when i have crust in my eye

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
39 years experience Ophthalmology
Usually Blepharitis: Blepharitis or plugging up of oil producing glands of the eyelid which is stress related is extremely common these days. The stale oil is discharged a ... 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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Can happen with...: ...Infection, or narrowing of the tear duct (dacryostenosis) - your doctor can tell the difference.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Infection: A yellow to green discharge is often a sign of an eye infection. Get the baby to the doctor soon.
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Dr. Marcus Degraw
21 years experience Pediatrics
Not necessarily: Based on what you are saying, most likely not. Babies have a tendency to develop minor crusting simply because their tears pool a bit more and thus c ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pablo Arango
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sounds like a cold: All these symptoms are pretty typical, of your run of the mill viral cold. If the symptoms last more than 7-10 days or are accompanied by high fever ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Schainholz
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Herpes eye infection: Unless you are allergic to your bedsheets, the cause of a unilateral crusty, watery eye with itching is more likely a bacterial superinfection. Howeve ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Saran
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Allergies or blepharitis: Allergies cause itching & tearing. Over-the-counter allergy medicine & eyedrops help relieve it. Zaditor (ketotifen) is a good eyedrop. Blepharitis al ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ari Weitzner
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Blepharitis: Probably blepharitis, an inflammatory condition of the lids. Conjunctivitis or dry eye also. Try artificial tears and keep your lids clean. If no impr ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Goldstein
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Dry eye vs cvs: Dryness and computer overuse are common causes of eye strain. Get a good eye exam to rule out other problems. If you spend a lot of time onthe compute ... Read More
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