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white stuff on outer corner of eyes

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
30 years experience Addiction Medicine
Mucous: Can be from dryness or irritation. In the corner of the eye it is of no concern.
Dr. Jon Fishburn
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Mucus: The usually light yellow substance that collects in the corners of the eyes is mucus. It's made by the membrane that surrounds your eye. It also has ... Read More
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Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Eye mites are: usually associated with these symptoms. Hopefully this link will help you to understand. https://www.healthstatus.com/health_blog/eyes-contacts-lasik/ ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
35 years experience Pediatrics
Pink eye?: Sounds like conjunctivitis.This is an inflammation of the conjunctiva (mucous membrane) of the eye. It can be caused by allergens, virus or bacteria. ... Read More
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Dr. Brent Galloway
14 years experience Family Medicine
Eye Problem: It sounds like he may have some sort of conjunctivitis, what remedies have you tried? In general, Zyrtec (cetirizine) and warm compresses can relieve ... Read More
Dr. Ira Rubin
Dr. Ira Rubin answered
37 years experience Pediatrics
Eye Tears: There are a lot of reasons for an eye to tear. How old is he? In infants, eye tears ofter when ducts are blocked, in children when matter gets in th ... Read More
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Blind spots/floaters: Can be common, but better get your son checked, we don't know his age
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Stye: Facial swelling is not usual with styes, even of the lower lid. Associated redness and/or pain of the face would be worrisome, but nevertheless it wou ... Read More
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Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Maybe: Sounds like pink eye. Go see your doctor.
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
47 years experience Internal Medicine
Very Likely: That sure sounds like a milia. Keep up your exfoliation. Sounds like its working.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
50 years experience Internal Medicine
Prob not pink eye.: Pink eye--both eyes become injected from irritation of small vessels in covering (conjuctiva): usually viral origin. Allergic conj. Is due to some al ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Hello. : Hello. It sounds as if your son's eye is red and he has colored drainage. Now a second child has symptoms. This sounds more like an infection than com ... Read More
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Dr. David Chandler
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Pain is not good: If you are experiencing pain, you should get checked by an ophthalmologist. Sometimes pain can be referred to the ocular area (such as from sinuses). ... Read More

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