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Pus In My Eye
Had a bug bite on my eye lid last month or so. Now the corner of my eye is yellowish and there is clear pus in my eye. Should I tell my doctor?
Yes: This is likely an infection which requires prompt attention especially when it is so close to your eye. ...Read more
I have a stye. How do I get the pus out if my eye once it ruptures And how long does it take for all of it to come out?
Easy exit: Most will come out with the first or second blink. Simply wash your face and normal tear flow will take care of the rest. Infection of the eye will not occur unless the eye is injured. Apply warm soaks to speed up the process. ...Read more
My right eye has been red and bloodshot for 2 days. There is no pus and my other eye is fine. It may have been caused by a contact lens?
I keep getting diagnosed with different things, but sometimes my eye itches really bad, it becomes red and swollen, then bumps with pus show up on my upper eye lid. I was told at one time it was shingles but it happens at least 3 times a year, anothe
Eye discharge: You may have conjunctivitis. If the discharge is very milky, then seek help from your local ophthalmologist. Bacterial conjunctivitis will require a topical antibiotic eyedrop to help clear the infection. Benign causes of eye discharge include dry eye and allergies. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not likely: If this has been slowly growing over months or years, and is on the white or clear (cornea) of the eye, it will not disappear on its own. The most common conditions are pingueculum or pterygium, both of which are related to ultraviolet and other exposure. If there is pain or it is fast-growing, you should see an eye doctor soon to rule out other conditions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My eye has been hurting for about two weeks. It gets pus in it and my vision has been blurred what can this be?
Urgent Ophtho: The constellation of visual change, eye pain, and apparent pus in the eye can represent dangerous bacterial infections. Rarer but also serious problems, like uveitis, are also possible. Eyes with these symptoms need to be examined promptly at least by a pcp and likely by an ophthalmologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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