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1 Year Old Eye Discharge
Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more
Usually this is : A obstructed lacrimal system or tear drainage blockage. If the dischagre is white and stringy then this would be the case. Most of these resolve on their own by 1 year of age. You can help by massage ing the inner side of the eye in a downward motion. Small chance this could be conjunctivitis. Best to see your eye care doctor. ...Read more
My 11year old daughter said that when she wakes up,everything is cloudy/blurry. Is it just eye discharge? She wears glasses,is it about not wearing it
If this is a new: problem and goes away after a short time of being awake and doesn't return all day,it may just be increased secretions over the eye from sleep.However, if it persists for more than a few minutes,or returns during the day,I would recommend that she see her eye doctor.It also may be that when she doesn't have her glasses on when she first wakes up,her vision is blurry.Discuss this with her doctor. ...Read more
My 8 month old has a greenish yellowish eye discharge. Is there something I can buy OTC until I can see the doctor?
Nope: Go to ophthalmologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
3 yr old has yellow eye discharge when he wakes up. He had a cold with fever last week does it need to be treated or can it go away on its own. Risk?
See Your Physician: This needs to be worked up by your physician. ...Read more
Hi, eyes burn and sting randomly, or while yawning or tearing up. Starts one side, the other side hurts after.Eye discharge in morning. Eye drops burn?
Dry eyes: Eye burning is most often due to drying of tear film or unstable tear film (unless a chemical or allergen has entered your eye). Discharge is from bacteria. See Eyedoc2020.blogspot.com on how to use warm lid compresses, diluted tea tree oil, artificial tears, increased omega 3 in diet to relieve symptoms. ...Read more
My 10 month old has a cough, runny nose (green mucus) and eye discharge (occasional). Recently transitioned to formula about 2 weeks ago. Any advice?
Several possibilitie: If the vision is not changed and there is no pain or frank pus, then you might just have blepharitis - a dandruff like condition of the lids which can have the symptoms above. If the eye is red you might have conjunctivitis. See your ophthalmologist to sort this out. ...Read more
Condensation?: Your eyes produce tear which is a clear liquid. When your lenses are pressed up close (leaning head on pillow/couch with glasses on?) to the eye, the vapor from your eye can condensate on the lenses and may appear a bit wet. This happens more often if you have watery eyes--when someone cries, his/her glasses often get foggy. Hope this explains your case.. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My kid has a lot of eye discharge after waking up in the morning, so much so that eye lids are stuck together?
What can I take to prevent eye discharge? I often have eye discharge all the time and I was wondering if I can do at home remedies to help it. Thanks!
Eyewash: For watery eye discharge, caused by environmental irritants, mild viral infections, trauma and allergies, frequent irrigation with refrigerator-cooled eyewash or collyrium helps. Avoid rubbing your eyes as this always makes it worse. Dry your eyes with a Kleenex or eye pad. If it doesn't respond in a few days (less than or equal to 4), see your eye doctor. The very best of wishes! ...Read more