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yellow stuff in 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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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
18 years experience LASIK Surgery
Conjunctivitis: Your description sounds like conjunctivitis. This could be due to many causes such as a virus, bacteria, allergies, dry eye, blepharitis, or other is ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashraf Abdel Azeem
37 years experience Pediatrics
Yellow eye discharge: If your 2 month old baby has recently developed eye discharge and tearing she may has an eye infection. But if she had those symptoms on and off sinc ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Stachler
31 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
A 4-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Sinusitis: Usually a bacterial infection is better in seven to ten days on antibiotics. Sinus infections, however, when bad can take several weeks to get better. ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
44 years experience Pathology
Contact physician: Sounds like the child is having a serious eye or respiratory infection or both.. must get immediate Care!
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Normal: Your eye produces mucous and some of this accumulates as you sleep. Many people find some crusty, yellow stuff (mucous) upon awakening. Just wipe it ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Mucous: The conjunctiva is a mucous membrane, meaning that it produces the slimy substance mucous. The inside of the mouth, nose and genitals also have mucou ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Beth Friedland
42 years experience Ophthalmology
Bacterial infection?: The original 'pink eye' episode, was caused by a virus, and 1s usually self limited and gets betterwith time. However if a bacterial infection sets i ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
21 years experience Pediatrics
Dacryostenosis: In children, the tear duct may not be completely developed at birth.The symptom is increased tearing, which overflows onto the face or cheek. In babie ... Read More
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