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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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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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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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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?

Eye discharge: Eye discharge can be from many reasons. If it is watery and a little crusty, it may be due to dry eye, blepharitis, viral conjunctivitis, or any cause of ocular surface irritation. This is treated with artificial tears and topical steroids in some cases. If the discharge is more abundant and is whitish pus in nature, it may be bacterial and may need topical antibiotics. ...Read more

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Should I be worried about bloody eye discharge?

Should I be worried about bloody eye discharge?

See your doctor: Bloody discharge from the eye is unusual. It needs to be evaluated by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What can be the cause of discolored eye discharge?

What can be the cause of discolored eye discharge?

Usually: One of 3 causes; bacterial or viral infection or allergies. Sometimes difficult to distinguish between the 3 causes, but viral conjunctivitis is usually occompainied by cold-like symptoms and allergic may be occompainied by other allergic symptoms like runny nose and sneezing. Bacterial usually has heavy drainage causing eye to be matted shut. If you have a painful red eye, see your doc urgently. ...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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Why does my eye discharge look cloudy when I wake up?

Mucus: The eye normally produces tears and other materials to keep it healthy. It is not uncommon to have secretions in the corners of your eyes sometimes. Seek out an eye doctor to make sure it is not something more serious. Have a great day! ...Read more

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Eye discharge, crust and watery eye?

Eye discharge, crust and watery eye?

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

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Why is there a clear liquid on my eye classes from eye discharge?

Why is there a clear liquid on my eye classes from eye discharge?

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 more

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What is the name for the phobia of eye discharge?

Eye discharge phobia: Ommatophobia = fear of eyes. I do not think there is a specific term for the phobia of eye discharge. Perhaps a term called "eyeboogerophobia" should be coined. ...Read more

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'my 6 month old is having eye discharge?

'my 6 month old is having eye discharge?

Eye discharge: Your baby may have an eye infection or he may have a plugged tear duct. Have your pediatrician or an eye doctor check him. ...Read more

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My eye discharge smells like gunk? What happened?

My eye discharge smells like gunk? What happened?

Possibly infection: Better have a eye examination by an Eye MD to diagnose the problem. You may need treatment. Eyes do not normally smell (they see) and discharges ordinarily have no odor, unless bacterial or fungal (or retained foreign body) infection is present. ...Read more