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A 20-year-old male asked:

Left eye's red from the bottom & outer corner.pricks when i look at left side and there was a small pus when i stretched the lower eye lid.hurts too. ?

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Dr. William Dieck
Ophthalmology 40 years experience
Infection: This sounds as if you have an infection of a meibomian gland (hordeolum) hot compresses may alleviate the infection, however, antibiotics may also be needed.
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