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A 30-year-old male asked:

Why does my eyes discharge a mucus like when u first wake up but they do it all day.

1 doctor answer7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Anita Breckenridge
Ophthalmology 28 years experience
Eye discharge: If this is a short term problem, you may have infectious conjunctivitis (viral or bacterial). If this is a longer term problem, you likely have blepharitis or allergies. If you have itching as a symptom, it is most likely allergy. All of these are treatable, but you should be seen by ophthalmologist or optometrist for diagnosis and treatment.
Dr. Mark Pyfer
Dr. Mark Pyfer commented
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
Also, if you wear contact lenses stop wearing them and see your ophthalmologist soon, since this may be a sign of infection.
May 26, 2013
Last updated Mar 1, 2016
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