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Discharge From My Eye
I woke up with discharge from my eye, and my eye was extremely red. But my eye is not itchy , i've never had this before i put eye drops but working?
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
I'm having white, stringy discharge from my left eye. The discharge almost feels hard or solid, when it's in my eye but it's just stringy.
Allergy: White mucus is usually due to allergy. Rarely, severe dry eye can have white, stringy mucus, but in that case your eyes would be so dry that you wouldn't have to ask.Yellow or green mucus indicates infection.Mucus gets hard when it dries out.Rinsing your eyes can rinse out the allergens along with the mucus. Try to identify and remove the allergen.Otc allergy meds, eye drops, allergy shots all help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Yes, possibly if it's pustular.Get a more detailed answer ›
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. ...Read more
Common finding: This often reflects a tear duct that is not draining well due to its small size and a bit of debris. Gentle cleaning with a clean cloth or tissue will remove the material.Rolling the tip of a finger from the nose down over the inner corner of the eye can compress the tear sac and open the duct over time.If the lids become red and inflamed talk with your doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've had this white stringy discharge coming out of eyeball I get the discharge on and off all day.?
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