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Discharge (Definition)

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


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Red eye & discharge wen wearing contacts. changed dem nd same thing occurs. is something wrong with my eye or were d 2 contacts infected?

Red eye & discharge wen wearing contacts. changed dem nd same thing occurs. is something wrong with my eye or were d 2 contacts infected?

No contacts See doc!: It sounds like you are having an eye infection from your contacts (acute conjunctivitis). Remove the contacts immediately and see a physician - an eye specialist if possible. You need to get antibiotic eye drops right away, and are at great risk for corneal damage and loss of vision. Go quickly! ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Hector
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I hav itchy eyes often..Much itching at night cause excess eye discharge in morning..Eyelids swell n eyes turn red..Hav few eyelashes than usual..Why?

I hav itchy eyes often..Much itching at night cause excess eye discharge in morning..Eyelids swell n eyes turn red..Hav few eyelashes than usual..Why?

Allergy: Itching usually means allergy if the discharge is real stringy/stretchy definitely allergy loss of lashes indicates a chronic condition. ...Read more

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Sore throat for 3 days, dry cough, and today red eyes and eye discharge. Shall i see an eye doctor or it's the sore through and cough?

Sore throat for 3 days, dry cough, and today red eyes and eye discharge. Shall i see an eye doctor or it's the sore through and cough?

Red eye: Most likely allergies, but even if it is " pink eye" your family doctor can evaluate and treat and refer you to an eye doctor if it is something worse. If you have fever over 101 degrees, short of breath, or unable to swallow you need to be checked out. ...Read more

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Is it normal for eye discharge to stink?

Is it normal for eye discharge to stink?

No: Eye discharge should not smell bad. It may represent a bacterial infection and you should call your doctor for advice ...Read more

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What should I do when I have eye discharge?

What should I do when I have eye discharge?

Don't worry: Eye discharge can be due to many etiologies. The most serious kind are due to bacterial conjunctivitis. Typical discharge can be treated with hot compress twice a day, baby shampoo and ointment therapy. As always i'd suggest getting it checked out. ...Read more

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What causes eye discharge?

What causes eye discharge?

Multiple causes: It can be 2/2 viral or bacterial infection, inflammation, allergy, plugged tear duct, foreign body in the eye, and very dry eyes. The bacterial infection tend to have very thick yellow- green or green discharge. ...Read more

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Why did i get blue eye discharge? Is this worrying?

Why did i get blue eye discharge? Is this worrying?

Blue discharge?: This would definitely be strange and is worth having your eye doctor look at and examine your eyes. ...Read more

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What is the cause of eye discharge?

What is the cause of eye discharge?

Too vague: Usually viruses and bacteria. Sometimes blockage of tear duct. ...Read more

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Discharge From The Eye (Definition)

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Drainage (Definition)

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