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4yr f woke up with swollen eye and yellow discharge sealed shut . Now other eye has discharge . Does not itch or hurts? Just got over a virus. Help

4yr f woke up with swollen eye and yellow discharge sealed shut . Now other eye has discharge . Does not itch or hurts? Just got over a virus. Help

Pink eye: Very contagious. Wash hands very well and avoid touching your eyes. Most cases are viral and will improve on own, however I recommend doctor evaluation and possible prescription for eye drops. ...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


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What would be causes for swollen neck lymph nodes that are not going away, intermittent voice hoarseness, drainage in one ear, blurriness in one eye?

What would be causes for swollen neck lymph nodes that are not going away, intermittent voice hoarseness, drainage in one ear, blurriness in one eye?

Must see your doctor: Need good oropharyngeal examination , need to find the fuse of enlarged lymph nodes , and hoarseness , and to make sure is not related to a malignant disease. See your doctor for ENT referral.\. ...Read more

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What would cause drainage from one ear, swollen lymph nodes that don't subside and intermittent hazy vision in one eye? Thank you.

What would cause drainage from one ear, swollen lymph nodes that don't subside and intermittent hazy vision in one eye?  Thank you.

Several: Several things can cause these symptoms. The most common one is ear infection, possibly chronic but this can be serious. Other causes such as tumor are possible and should be excluded. You need to visit an ENT physician and get a scan of your sinuses. Good luck! ...Read more

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When i give my child allergy meds, his eyes have a yellow discharge and get swollen, is this normal?

When i give my child allergy meds, his eyes have a yellow discharge and get swollen, is this normal?

No: This is an atypical response. The point of allergy medications is to provide relief. In your child's case, they appear to be making things worse. Your doctor needs to explore why and to consider other therapies. ...Read more

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Woke up two days ago with a firm bump next to my right eye it has progressed to my eye being swollen.There is no discharge I am a 20 year old male

Woke up two days ago with a firm bump next to my right eye it has progressed to my eye being swollen.There is no discharge I am a 20 year old male

Your : Your description suggests a chalazion (commonly referred to as a stye). This is a non-infectious inflammation of oil-producing glands of the eyelid that typically occurs spontaneously (without a known trigger). A chalazion can be treated with warm compresses and prescription medications. Other possibilities include an inflammed cyst or even a cellulitis (skin infection) which must be excluded and, if present, treated. I recommend you contact your ophthalmologist for evaluation as soon as possible so you can start the proper treatment. ...Read more

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