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Why is my eye red and pussy after a night

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ari Weitzner
32 years experience in Ophthalmology
Who knows?: Do you wear contact lenses? Maybe you are getting pink eye? Maybe you slept too hard on that side? You'll know better in a day or two. If you wear con ... Read More

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A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Selina Tsogang
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Bacterial conjunctiv: You definitely have an eye infection. If the discharge is white,it is Allergic Conjunctivitis and if it is yellow,Bacterial Conjunctivitis. Treatment ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience in Pediatrics
Wait and see: Try cool compresses. Sometimes an antihistamine will help. Expect it will settle down within a day or so.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Goren
31 years experience in Ophthalmology
See an eye MD: Your symptoms don't really sound related but they do warrant an exam, particularly with respect to the flashing lights that you're seeing.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rebecca Dale
20 years experience in Ophthalmology
Many possibilities: Poor fit, dryness, irritation from preservatives in your cleaning solution, buildup of protein deposits on the lens itself are all common possibilitie ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Inflammation: You may have an inflammatory or infectious cause of your eye irriation. Stop all over the counter eye medications and make an appointment for a full e ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
See your doc: There could be something in the eye still or there could be the sensation something in it but from a scratch on the eye called a corneal abrasion.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Possible concern: Dry eye is common, can respond well to ointment but does not cause eyelid swelling. Is the tenderness at one spot or diffuse? Is there a palpable no ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
Allergies: Try over the counter antihistamines.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Redness is due to : Inflammation causing redness. Artificial tear drops are a temporary, acute treatment for this. An eye drop called Restasis will treat the inflammation ... Read More
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