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Mucus Behind Eye
It feels like there is mucus behind my eye, giving me a big headache. I am also having pain and my face and jaw. What should I do?
Like material that functions to moisten and protect inner body surfaces. The viscous slippery substance that consists chiefly of mucin, water, cells, and inorganic salts and that is secreted as a protective lubricant coating by the cells and glands of the mucous membranes. The free slime of the mucous membranes, composed of secretion of the glands, various salts, ...Read more
Sinusitis for past 12 yrs.severe pain behind eyes 90% of the time. Mucus comes from nose when I press my eyes.Can't even read. Feel like dying often?
Bloody mucus from right nose. Having slight headache and pains right eye. Can you please help me find the reason behind this.? Thank you.
Bloody mucous : Could be a sinus infection but need more information and physical examination ...Read more
Pain behind my eye, nose, also toothache all on the right side of my face. Sinus with thick yellow mucus, weakness and shortness of breath sometimes.
Normal: There are cells mostly in the lining of the white of the (conjunctiva) that secret tears, and some secret mucous. Mucous is a normal component of the tear film of the eye, and is the closest component to the eye itself. Basically, it helps the liquid component of tears bound to the ocular surface. If there is a deficiency of liquid, or allergy, the mucous may clump or increase. ...Read more
Dry eye treatment: Constant eye mucous can be due to a tear film imbalance that is usually referred to as dry eye syndrome. There are several possible treatments for this condition, but it is best to start with ocular lubricants or artificial tears. A complete eye examinaition is recommended to determine the cause. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Possibly infection: Possibly an infectious discharge.Get a more detailed answer ›
Mucus: The usually light yellow substance that collects in the corners of the eyes is mucus. It's made by the membrane that surrounds your eye. It also has moisture and oil secretions associated with it. If your eyes are otherwise healthy feeling, then not to worry. If they are dry, scratchy, allergic etc, then your eye may make much more, or secrete purulent material that is copious and very sticky. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Allergies : Most likely allergies. Try cool compresses. See pediatrician if gets worse or persists. ...Read more
My son is going to be 11 months old and he has green mucus coming from his eyes wat is that wat should I do?
Green Gunk...: In the context of a toddler with a cold this may be a conjunctivitis (eye infection) that is viral. Your description sounds more purulent and I'd have him examined by a doc. Does he have fever? Any contacts with red eye? Any cold contacts? Are the whites of his eyes white? Or pink? Does he seem to be "itchy" or scratching his eyes? The answers to these questions will help figure out therapy ...Read more
Viral or bacterial: Usually the same germs (viruses or bacteria) that cause an upper respiratory tract infection (a cold), cause a pink eye. Sometimes young babies also have a blocked tear duct that presents as eye discharge- clear to mucoid. Please have you child see their doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Eye discharge: Conjunctivitis, also known as pinkeye, is an inflammation of the conjunctiva. Pinkeye may caused by some bacteria and viruses or it could be a manifestation of seasonal allergies. Symptoms include redness in the white of the eye or inner eyelid, thick, yellow, green or white discharge from the eye. The treatment differs with the offending agent. ...Read more