Top
40
Doctor insights on: Is White Discharge Immediatley After Eye Drops Normal

Share
1

1
Is eyebrex eye drops safe for my 2 and half months baby. As water and sometimes thick discharge is coming.. .

Is eyebrex eye drops safe for my 2 and half months baby. As water and sometimes thick discharge is coming.. .

Eyebrex: This is an antibiotic eye drop. Your infant may have a tear duct drainage obstruction which will have to be relieved if it does not subside. It would be best to see a pediatric ophthalmologist to help resolve this condition. ...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


2

2
What causes sensation of something in eye for month? When open eye feels for moment like stuck but no discharge. Eye drops & ophalmologist no help.

What causes sensation of something in eye for month? When open eye feels for moment like stuck but no discharge. Eye drops & ophalmologist no help.

Eye Sensation: Did you get a LipiScan or Lipiview done? LIkely you have lost some meibomian gland function & this is the cause of your symptoms (& explains why an eyeMD cannot see anything abnormal under the microscope). Please get these scans done asap. Consult with us for more help. [email protected] Com for more info on Lipiview. ...Read more

3

3
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?

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?

Infection: You might have bacterial conjunctivitis, which is an eye infection. You need to go see an eye doctor so get you started on an antibiotic drop. Also, try to use plenty of articial tears every hour to help wash off the discharge and lubricate your eyes. ...Read more

4

4
3 And a half year old daughter with brownish eye on the white part of the eye. Has discharge from eye every morning. Eye drops prescribed before but not helping?

3 And a half year old daughter with brownish eye on the white part of the eye. Has discharge from eye every morning. Eye drops prescribed before but not helping?

Conjunctivitis: Brown discoloration of the sclera often indicates allergic conjunctivitis. If there is a discharge, though, it is probably caused by infection. You need to consult to get to a proper diagnosis and the right treatment. ...Read more

5

5
Is there anything that helps pink eye or eye discharge other than eye drops?

Is there anything that helps pink eye or eye discharge other than eye drops?

Depends: If the pink eye is from irritation or a viral infection, a cool wet compress will help it feel better. But if the pink eye is caused by a bacterial infection, it's better to treat with appropriate eye drops to help heal quicker and prevent spread of infection. ...Read more

6

6
My Son is experiencing discharge or mucus in eyes and itchy eyes. Can I give my 6 months tobramycin0.3% eye drops?

My Son is experiencing discharge or mucus in eyes and itchy eyes. Can I give my 6 months tobramycin0.3% eye drops?

Hard to tell: Although tobramycin can be used for ages beyond 2 months, your son's problem may not be an infectious one given the presence of itching. Consider contacting your pediatrician. ...Read more

9

9
My 2 week old having yellow discharge from 1 eye, doc says tear ducts blocked prscrbd apigen sterile eye drops 4 7days, it has not helped what to do?

My 2 week old having yellow discharge from 1 eye, doc says tear ducts blocked prscrbd apigen sterile eye drops 4 7days, it has not helped what to do?

Depends on situation: This is common in newborns & given some time and growth the blockage can clear on its own as the duct becomes larger. If still blocked at 6m & unresponsive to simple measures, an ophthalmologist may need to probe the duct & clear the blockage. One simple measure involves rolling the tip of the finger over the inner corner of the eye over the tear sac which may push any blockage down the duct. ...Read more

10

10
Hi, eyes burn and sting randomly, or while yawning or tearing up. Starts one side, the other side hurts after. Eye discharge in morning. Eye drops burn?

Dry eyes: Eye burning is most often due to drying of tear film or unstable tear film (unless a chemical or allergen has entered your eye). Discharge is from bacteria. See Eyedoc2020.blogspot. Com on how to use warm lid compresses, diluted tea tree oil, artificial tears, increased omega 3 in diet to relieve symptoms. ...Read more

11

11
My 9 days old son has a yellowish discharge in his left eye. The doctor prescribed him rinoflux saline water and tobrex eye drops. Just wondering if i?

My 9 days old son has a yellowish discharge in his left eye. The doctor prescribed him rinoflux saline water and tobrex eye drops. Just wondering if i?

Massage duct: As important as the drops prescribed is that you also massage those tear ducts. Your baby likely has partially blocked ducts, a very common newborn problem. If you don't routinely massage them, the blockage and subsequent drainage will just keep recurring. Put pinky in corner of eye by bridge of nose and gently massage in small little circles for a minute. Repeat frequently during day. ...Read more

12

12
My right eye is red sore has slight pus discharge and waters lots tried brolene eye drops they haven't helped what else should I do?

My right eye is red sore has slight pus discharge and waters lots tried brolene eye drops they haven't helped what else should I do?

Infection!: Sounds like you have an infection (conjunctivitis). It could possibly be viral, bacterial, allergic, or a naso-lacrimal duct infection. You need an exam to determine and then appropriate treatment. ...Read more

13

13
Tubes tied almost 3 years ago. Now im 10 days late, head ache, clear/white discharge (more than normal)some cramping. NEG hpt. Advice??

Tubes tied almost 3 years ago. Now im 10 days late, head ache, clear/white discharge (more than normal)some cramping. NEG hpt. Advice??

Period irregularity: Irregular periods are often caused by stress, either physical or emotional and irregular periods become more common in the late 40s approaching menopause. Try an over the counter pain reliever and some relaxation. See your doctor if your concerns persist. ...Read more

14

14
What could be the causes of a weird eye problem involving white discharge?

Eye dicharge: Eye discharge which is white is usually indicative of a bacterial conjunctivitis. Is your eye red, puffy, etc... See your physician for further evaluation and possible treatment with antibacterial eye drops depending on diagnosis. ...Read more

15

15
White discharge from the eyes? How do you know if it's infected?

White discharge from the eyes? How do you know if it's infected?

See your eye doctor.: If you have any sort of discharge from your eyes, regardless of color, it is best to see your eye care professional and have him or her determine whether it is due to an infection or not. It could just be mucus discharge secondary to dry eyes but it is better to be safe than sorry from presuming it is a benign problem when it actually could be more serious. ...Read more

16

16
Do pinkeye symptoms come and go. I have been having white discharge in the morning, just sticky. Eyes feel dry but improve with water.?

Do pinkeye symptoms come and go. I have been having white discharge in the morning, just sticky. Eyes feel dry but improve with water.?

Yes: "pink eye" can be caused by many things from dry eyes, allergies, inflammations, eyelid irritations, viruses, bacteria, malpositioned eyelids, poor blink mechanism, environmental, chemical, etc. These all have varied treatments. Discharge, like mucous, and tearing are protective mechanisms or ways your eyes respond to irritation. Infections produce much thick discharge. Your eyes may just be dry. ...Read more

18

18
Flu symptoms and white discharge from eye?

Flu symptoms and white discharge from eye?

Not sure pink eye: With flu-like symptoms it's difficult to know whether you will develop a full case of the flu. As a viral infection, influenza may also affect moist mucous membranes of the eye causing discharge. It's contagious so be care full not to spread it around, and to your other eye. Careful cleansing of eyelashes to clean the matter, artificial tear drops, a brief course of a ocular decongestant may help. ...Read more

19

19
Can eye contacts cause red and itchy eyes with white discharge?

Can eye contacts cause red and itchy eyes with white discharge?

Yes, others can too: While this can signify an infection associated with contact lens overwear, a red, itchy eye with whitish discharge is quite consistent with allergies. Cool compressed, artificial tears, otc allergy drops such as zaditor (ketotifen) or alaway or prescription drops such as Pataday are all effective means of treating this. ...Read more

20

20
9 months old baby has nose block. What to do. Eyes is covered with white discharge?

9 months old baby has nose block. What to do. Eyes is covered with white discharge?

Nasal congestion: Baby breathing mostly by nose. Your baby needs saline irrigation and suction to clear the nasal passage. Nasal saline spray can help too. For white discharge from both eyes it could be viral, bacterial or allergic origin. Maybe it is worthwhile that the child be seen by the doctor. ...Read more

21

21
Why does my brother-in-law's cornea in the eye pointed outwards and one time it had a liquidy white discharge on the tip of the pointed cornea?

Why does my brother-in-law's cornea in the eye pointed outwards and one time it had a liquidy white discharge on the tip of the pointed cornea?

Keratoconus: He may have a condition called keratoconus. The white could be scarring or an acute event of swelling. The "pointed" cornea is due to the bulging forward of the weakened tissue. ...Read more

22

22
Help! I have white discharge from the eyes?

Help! I have white discharge from the eyes?

Allergy: White discharge is usually from ocular allergies. Remove the allergen from your environment if you can. Rinse your eyes with water several times per day. If the problem persists, go see your eye MD for possible eye drops. ...Read more

23

23
9 month old baby has nose block. There is white discharge on Jo's eyes. What to do?

9 month old baby has nose block. There is white discharge on Jo's eyes. What to do?

Duct not patent: Hi Dorothy. Your 9 month old is healthy but like many other kids that come to see ophthalmologists he has a lacrimal duct that is not patent. Usually hand massage and antiobiotic ointment helps open the distal end of this duct that connects the eye to our nose. So surgery is only recommended after child is one years old. Please visit with an Eye MD for specific instruction and complete exam. ...Read more

24

24
My eye lids swell a little bit and there is watery white discharge. Worse when wake up/use PC. No itchiness. No redness. Persisted for 4-5 months. Why?

My eye lids swell a little bit and there is watery white discharge. Worse when wake up/use PC. No itchiness. No redness. Persisted for 4-5 months. Why?

Nado lagrimal duct.: Nado lacrimal duct is in inner corner of eye draining tears from eye to nose. If you cry or have a cold - nose runs. If overnight duct swells, inflames, obstructs or other possible reasons - tears or discharge spills over from eye out. Gentle inner corner massage and eye lavage May help. If more symptoms - see your doc. ...Read more

25

25
Every night my eye ducts form white discharge itch &burns a little. I then splash water on my face & my eyes burn severely & the discharge increases.?

Every night my eye ducts form white discharge itch &burns a little. I then splash water on my face & my eyes burn severely & the discharge increases.?

Burning, itching: Usually means allergies. Thera are some good over the counter allergy eye drops, or simply artificial tear drops may help. ...Read more

26

26
My 7 day old baby has white discharge coming from her eye. Looks like sleep but once you wipe it away, it comes back. What is it and what do we do?

My 7 day old baby has white discharge coming from her eye. Looks like sleep but once you wipe it away, it comes back. What is it and what do we do?

Ophthalmologist: In such a small baby, it it likely conjunctivitis secondary to secondary to either an infection or some kind of a chemical that got into the i, like shampoo. Often, it can be a blocked tear duct. Either way, all three should be seen by an ophthalmologist immediately and should not wait. ...Read more

27

27
I've had a minor sore throat for the last week or so. Now my eyes are gooping up, a white discharge. What's going on?

I've had a minor sore throat for the last week or so. Now my eyes are gooping up, a white discharge. What's going on?

Possible Pink Eye: Pink eye is usually a viral infection of the conjunctiva. Often times it can cause an upper respiratory infection as well. Since there is not a medicine to kill the virus, treatment is supportive - artificial tears, cool compresses. If the discharge turns yellow, or has a odor to it, that can mean bacterial infection, which requires antibiotic drops. ...Read more

28

28
Sparse red dots on penis head with white discharge on the head and under. What is it?

Difficult to tell: Many things may cause red dots and discharge from your penis. Common causes are viral/bacterial infections. Less commonly an allergic reaction or cancer can present like this.

See a doctor to get evaluated. ...Read more

29

29
I had unprotected sex and the next morning the head of my penis was itching, had like a white discharge and it was also red with white little bumps?

I had unprotected sex and the next morning the head of my penis was itching, had like a white discharge and it was also red with white little bumps?

See a doctor: You probably have some type of infection. Please see your doctor for an examination. Please always practice safe sex including abstinence and condoms. Be well. ...Read more

30

30
I have chrons disease in the past 2 years I been getting this red rash on my penis head I am not circumcised. White discharge?

I have chrons disease in the past 2 years I been getting this red rash on my penis head I am not circumcised. White discharge?

See answer: Some degree of white discharge is normal in uncircumcised males and jrepresents the normal secretions (aka smegma) that occur from the sebaceous glands of the penis. If discharge is heavier than normal and/or associated with redness or irritation, then likely due to a yeast/fungal infection (more common in diabetics). Good hygiene, a topical antifungal cream and/or oral Fluconazole will resolve. ...Read more

31

31
Pd a week late white discharge like glue neg hpt around 5pm yesterday...now what?? Boobs nd tummy sore bak nd head pain left pelvic side hurts. Bloted

Pd a week late white discharge like glue neg hpt around 5pm yesterday...now what?? Boobs nd tummy sore bak nd head pain left pelvic side hurts. Bloted

May repeat test: You may wish to repeat the test in 2-3 days, if you do not get your period by then. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. ...Read more

32

32
I was prescribed eye drops not working for me in 5 days. Is that normal?

I was prescribed eye drops not working for me in 5 days. Is that normal?

I typically use: Eye drops for 7 days, however if there is no improvement with these drops then the diagnosis was not correct and you need to have the eyes looked at again. ...Read more

34

34
Is it normal for eye drops to burn a little?

Yes.: Yes. Drops for the eye may burn a little upon instillation. It has to do with difference in ph between the drop and the surface of the eye. If they is irritated, the drops will burn more. ...Read more

36

36
When I use xlatan eye drops I feel burning my eyes. Is that normal?

When I use xlatan eye drops I feel burning my eyes. Is that normal?

Xalatan (latanoprost): It is not unusual, and may stop with time. If it continues to be a problem you may need a change in drops. ...Read more

38

38
Can you tell me if it's normal for (non rx) eye drops to dialate your pupils?

Slightly: Some vasoconstrictive eye drops can cause slight eye dilation which should resolve within hours to stopping the drops. ...Read more

39

39
When I use xlatan eye drops, it burns my eyes when the drops go in. Is that normal?

When I use xlatan eye drops, it burns my eyes when the drops go in. Is that normal?

Xalatan (latanoprost) eye pain: Yes. Xalatan (latanoprost) is a prostaglandin analog...In other words the substance we try to eliminate when we take ibuprofen. However, of that class of medicine, it typically stings the least. Try refrigerating. Otherwise, it gets better with time. ...Read more