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How Long Does Eye Discharge Associated With Blocked Tear Duct Last
My 6 week old daughter's eye has been red around the outside and watering. Now there is a green discharge? Is it infected, just a blocked tear duct?
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 think my 2 month old has a blocked tear duct. Her right eye only has a red eyelid and is tearing up a lot with some discharge. Eye itself not red?
Depends: It will persist until the underlying issues is treated and resolved. ...Read more
What should I expect during my recovery from tear duct reconstruction surgery? I am about to have surgery to fix a blocked tear duct in my right eye. How long is the recovery from this surgery? Will i take any medications after tear duct reconstruction, w
Different: Pink eye, or conjunctivitis symptoms are goopy, often yellowish discharge , often with the lids being stuck together in the morning. Blocked tear duct (lacrimal obstruction) symptoms include tears overflowing on the cheek (epiphora) usually without dischage. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Redness with both: Pink eye is a viral conjunctivitis which causes a generalized reddening of the eye. It usually starts in one eye and spreads to both. With a blocked tear duct there is yellowish matter in the nasal corner of the eye which may run down the cheek. Gently pushing on the inner corner of the lower eyelid would express more of the matter. ...Read more
Inner corner of my right eye is sore and if i pull it a little, the inner corner is reddish and there is a yellowish bump. Not a blocked tear duct. ?
Normal tissue: In the nasal corner of each eye is a fold of tissue called the caruncle. It often appears yellow due to underlying fat. This tissue is normal. The tear ducts are in the eyelids, and if they are blocked, the swelling is in the skin between the eyelids and the nose. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My newborn has a gunky eye. The GP took a swab to see if it's conjunctivitis or blocked tear duct, if conjunctivitis can that cause blindness?
Blocked Tear (Nasolacrimal) Duct (Definition)
Blocked tear duct is a condition typically affecting newborns in which the pathway that tears use to travel from the surface of the eye into the nose is blocked, resulting in tears overflowing down the cheek. ...Read more
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