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Dr. LINDA VARGAS
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Eye Infections (Definition)

Eye infection is a medical condition characterized by symptoms such as redness, swelling, itchiness, and discharge. It can be caused by viral or bacterial infection, and often it is difficult to distinguish between the two. In general, bacterial infections are more likely to be in both eyes and be associated with pus like discharge and crusting of the ...Read more


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I have white eye discharge in the morning, it doesn't cause my eyes to be stuck together, its very sticky. I currently have a sinus and ear infection.

I have white eye discharge in the morning, it doesn't cause my eyes to be stuck together, its very sticky. I currently have a sinus and ear infection.

Tear duct plugged: Some times a sinus infection can interfere with the emptying of tear fluid from the inner corner of the eye where a tear sac is located. This can result in a simple film that can be wiped away with a clean cloth. As long as the eyelids do not become inflamed you can monitor the situation & it should fade as the other issues improve. ...Read more

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Mention the eye infections caused in baby's health?

Causes of pink eye: Bacterial infections, viral infections, allergies, and irritation or injury can all cause "pink eye" or conjunctivitis. Bacterial conjunctivitis causes eye redness, thick yellow or green eye drainage, swollen lids, and eye can be matting. This is the only type of eye infection which responds to antibiotic drops. See your baby's doctor to determine which treatment is best. ...Read more

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Is it normal for eye discharge to stink after taking an antibiotic eye drop? Many eye infections before but first to have a foul odor.

Is it normal for eye discharge to stink after taking an antibiotic eye drop?  Many eye infections before but first to have a foul odor.

Foul order : Eye discharge with a foul order generally indicates a bacterial infection. The bacteria may be resistant to the antibiotic that you are currently using. I suggest seeing your ophthalmologist for a culture and sensitivity of the discharge. ...Read more

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I had eye infection in september the eye infected is still small and has not returned back to the normal size?

I had eye infection in september the eye infected is still small and has not returned back to the normal size?

Unusual: May not be an infection, but rather an ocular inflammation with a smaller pupil size. You need an exam to rule out uveitis, episcleritis, or other inflammatory eye conditions. ...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 are symptoms of eye infections?

What are symptoms of eye infections?

Redness: Infections cause inflammation. When the eye is inflammed you can expect redness and tearing. Depending on the type on infection you can also experience pain, discharge, decreased vision and sensitivity to light. You should see an eye doctor if you have any of these symptoms. ...Read more

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


Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more