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My eyelids have yellow crust every morning lately. How do I get rid of the infection?

My eyelids have yellow crust every morning lately. How do I get rid of the infection?

Antibiotics: Yellow crusting of the eyelids can be caused by allergies or infection. Using warm washcloths to rinse the eyelids can soothe the eyes and remove the crust but you need to see a doctor if you have symptoms for more than a day or two. ...Read more

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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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Lids has yellow crust every morning. How do I get rid of eye infection? Have some old steroid medicine

Lids has yellow crust every morning. How do I get rid of eye infection? Have some old steroid medicine

Crusting of lash/lid: Chronic eyelid crusting usually caused by a type of deep seated infection of the lids oil glands or lash follicles. Warm compresses for ten minutes folowed by scrubbing the lashes and lid margin can help rid some forms of ofending agents and lessen the use of topically applied antibiotics. Steroids without antibiotics might do more harm than good. See eye doctor if you are uncertain. ...Read more

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My baby is 3 months old has yellow stuff coming out both his eyes what cAn I use to get rid of the infection?

My baby is 3 months old has yellow stuff coming out both his eyes what cAn I use to get rid of the infection?

Eye drainage: Have your pediatrician call some eye drops in for the child this weekend. You can then follow up in the office early in the week. Try to clean the eyes with a cool compress and be careful. The infection is very contagious. Clean and disinfect everything your child touches and wash your hands frequently. ...Read more

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I've found a little yellow/white spot at the top of my eyelid to the corner close to my nose, how do I get rid of it?

I've found a little yellow/white spot at the top of my eyelid to the corner close to my nose, how do I get rid of it?

Cyst?: It could be a cyst. Are there any other symptoms or signs? If it is a cyst, the are benigh and sometimes go away on their own. But they can be easily removed in the office too. ...Read more

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One of my eyelids turned yellow after double eyelid surgery. How can I get rid of this?

One of my eyelids turned yellow after double eyelid surgery. How can I get rid of this?

Temporary?: What you are describing is usually temporary and related to the last stages of bruising. Otherwise, best to run this concern by your plastic surgeon, since I have not experienced this concern long-term. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have an infection in my eye. Dr told me just to wait it out. Is there anything I can do to help get rid of the infection quicker?

I have an infection in my eye. Dr told me just to wait it out. Is there anything I can do to help get rid of the infection quicker?

Betadine: Artificial tears and cold compresses may help. There was a recent study that exposure to betadine may help, however it is not a standard of care. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get rid of an eye infection?

Depends: On the type of infection, the type of treatment, and whether you wear contact lenses or not. Average is a few days. If it has been a week or more, and you haven't gotten better, see your doctor, as you may have a resistant bacteria. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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If pus in eye do I have an eye infection and if I do how to get rid of it?

If pus in eye do I have an eye infection and if I do how to get rid of it?

Yes: Pus in the eye indicates an infection. It could be viral or bacterial. You need to see a doctor and have local antibiotics prescribed. ...Read more

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How to get rid of an eye infection without going to the doctor? High deductible for visit to md.

Depends: If viral - will go away on its own. If you wear contacts or if it is caused by bacteria then you could lose vision trying to cure on its own. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how to get rid of a eye infection?

Can someone tell me how to get rid of a eye infection?

Is it bacterial. ..: Viral. These two. Sometimes overlap in presentation. The best thing to do is contact an eye care professional that can determine if you have an infection and if so which antibiotic would be best. ...Read more

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What are the signs of a eye infection and how can I get rid of it?

What are the signs of a eye infection and how can I get rid of it?

Depends: Most eye infections are on the surface causing redness, swelling, irritation, discharge and some degree of visual blur.
If the infection is internal, the pain can be very intense, the vision markedly diminished and substantial lowering of the vision. An ophthalmologist should be consulted if you have any of these issues. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of an eye infection?

How can I get rid of an eye infection?

Depends: Most actual eye infections are viral and while frequently very unpleasant are almost always self limited - keep it clean but antibiotics do not work. In adults, if the infection is bacterial then antibiotics can get rid of it. Less easy are infections caused by fungus and amoebas. These have to be seen by a corneal specialist as they can be very visually threatening. ...Read more

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I think I have an eye infection! How can I get rid of it?

I think I have an eye infection! How can I get rid of it?

Have it evaluated: If it is viral some will heal over time & some otc eye drops may be soothing as you heal. Some aggressive viral & all bacterial infections will require prescription meds. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a yellow spot in my eye?

How do I get rid of a yellow spot in my eye?

See eyemd: This is usually sign of localized irritation and may be easily treated-see eyemd. ...Read more

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I have yellow eye mucus inside my eye how do I get rid of it?

I have yellow eye mucus inside my eye how do I get rid of it?

See a doctor: Could be allergies or an infection.
Keep your eyes clean with eye wash and see a doctor. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of this nasty yellow dot on the bag under my eye?

How can I get rid of this nasty yellow dot on the bag under my eye?

Surgery: If this is not a symptom of cholesterol then itcan be removed by an ophthalmologist who is experienced with lid surgery. Not all are comfortable. ...Read more

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How do we get rid of white and yellow mucus in the nose and also secretion in the eye?

How do we get rid of white and yellow mucus in the nose and also secretion in the eye?

Allergy or sinusitis: The drainage of the tears of the eye connect to the nose. Sometimes infections (from virus or bacteria) or allergy: if itchy symptoms also of the nose or sinus can affect the eye and vice versa.
You may have allergy or sinusitis. Your md can prescribe a med & drop that will dry out your sinuses either way. ...Read more

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Hi. For years I've had a small almost tiny zid. In the corner of my left eye. Its not infected. Just smal yellow dot. How can I get rid of it?

Benign cyst: It's most likely a benign cyst if it's on your lid. If it's on your eyeball it's also likely benign. Either way it could be evaluated and possibly removed by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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I get stringy clear/yellow eye mucus. Blurs over my pupil when I blink & hurts, so I remove daily w/ a cotton swab. How to get rid of permanently?

I get stringy clear/yellow eye mucus. Blurs over my pupil when I blink & hurts, so I remove daily w/ a cotton swab. How to get rid of permanently?

Allergies or blepharitis: Allergies cause mucous & tearing. Over-the-counter allergy medicine & eyedrops help relieve it. Zaditor (ketotifen) is a good eyedrop. Blepharitis also causes this. It's a minor infection of the eyelids. Crusting & tearing is common. Warm compress with daily baby shampoo washing of the eyelids helps relieve this. Severe cases are placed on antibiotics by your doctor. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to get rid of crust on your eyelids in the mornings?

Can you tell me how to get rid of crust on your eyelids in the mornings?

Warm compresses: Warm compresses (wash cloth with hot water and hold it on the eyelids for 5-10 minutes, reheating as needed). Do this in the morning when you wake and at night before you go to bed. Use the wash cloth to scrub the base of the eye lashes after you do the compresses. Use artificial tears during the day. Start oral omega 3s. Most likely due to inflammation from dry eyes and mebomianitis. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of my puffy eyelids in the morning?

Less salt at night: Make sure you take less salt the night before. Also, other good eating habits help you to keep your kidneys healthier and that helps as well.
Keeping your head elevated at night helps as well. Use ice pads over your eye after you wake up in the morning will decrease the edema around eyes. ...Read more