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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

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 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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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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'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

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What can cause weird eye discharge and irritation?

What can cause weird eye discharge and irritation?

Lots of reasons: It may be an eye infection like conjunctivitis. You need to see an eye doctor. ...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's wrong with my eyes if I get some mild pain off and on, with no eye discharge?

What's wrong with my eyes if I get some mild pain off and on, with no eye discharge?

Not sure: Depending on exam and how long the pain lasts. Most likely dry eyes, but possibly recurrent corneal erosion, allergies, etc. ...Read more

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What can I take to prevent eye discharge? I often have eye discharge all the time and I was wondering if I can do at home remedies to help it. Thanks!

Eyewash: For watery eye discharge, caused by environmental irritants, mild viral infections, trauma and allergies, frequent irrigation with refrigerator-cooled eyewash or collyrium helps. Avoid rubbing your eyes as this always makes it worse. Dry your eyes with a Kleenex or eye pad. If it doesn't respond in a few days (less than or equal to 4), see your eye doctor.

The very best of wishes! ...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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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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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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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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I have eye discharge how do I get rid of it?

I have eye discharge how do I get rid of it?

Eye discharge: See an ophthalmologist for an accurate diagnosis, typically this is either infectious of allergic. ...Read more

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What should I do to get rid of a nasty eye discharge?

What should I do to get rid of a nasty eye discharge?

Not much: Usually goes away in a week or so. Take antibiotic drops if not viral, and it will make it go away a few days earlier. ...Read more

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Hello. Which virus can cause bloody eye discharge.?

Hello. Which virus can cause bloody eye discharge.?

No clear single one: Any severe infection of bacteria or virus can cause a severe enough infection in your eye. Your eyes are IMPORTANT don't delay in getting this checked by a doctor. ...Read more

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Is it bad to wipe eye discharge with fingers or wash rag?

Is it bad to wipe eye discharge with fingers or wash rag?

Probably not: A wet, clean wash cloth can help remove secretions and debris from the eyes. Clean fingers can also do some of this for you. Fingers have been used to help clean the eyes for 1000's of years so the eyes are used to that. As long as the discharge does not reflect a more serious underlying condition, then you are probably fine. ...Read more

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How long does eye discharge associated with conjunctivitis last?

How long does eye discharge associated with conjunctivitis last?

Bacterial Causes: When caused by bacteria, conjunctivitis can be associated with purulent discharge. This discharge usually clears within 72 hrs with antibiotic drop use. Eye redness may often persist several more days. Practice careful hand washing and limit touching eyes to prevent spread. ...Read more

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Should I be worried about eye discharge from sleeping in contacts?

Should I be worried about eye discharge from sleeping in contacts?

Yes: This can be a sign of infection. If this happens, replace your contacts, give your eyes some a few days without contacts, and see your eye doctor if symptoms don't resolve. ...Read more

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What are the causes of eye discharge in a 7months old baby and the treatment?

What are the causes of eye discharge in a 7months old baby and the treatment?

Usually this is: A obstructed lacrimal system or tear drainage blockage. If the dischagre is white and stringy then this would be the case. Most of these resolve on their own by 1 year of age. You can help by massage ing the inner side of the eye in a downward motion. Small chance this could be conjunctivitis. Best to see your eye care doctor. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of the frequent mucussy eye discharge in both of my eyes?

Depends. Too vaugue: If its chlamydia, or chronic meibomian gland disease, you need antibiotics, or omega 3 suplements. Go to ophthal for evaluation/diagnosis- that comes in handy! ...Read more

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How to remove eye discharge after lasik surgery?

How to remove eye discharge after lasik surgery?

Gently: While the LASIK flap adheres well and quickly after the surgery, it takes several weeks to establish a solid attachment. You may soak and blot your eye to clean it but do not rub. If the discharge looks like pus or the vision is diminishing then contact your LASIK surgery right away. ...Read more