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A 24-year-old female asked:

Had severe cold since monday. now i have red eyes & my left eye is tender when blinking - producing small amt of discharge. what to do - hospital?

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Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not hospital: A bad cold and conjuctivitis (your red eyes and discharge) don't require a hospital. You should see your primary care provider or an urgent care clinic and they should be able to take care of this. Hope you feel better fast.
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