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Pus On Eyeball
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
Yes: If by "eye pus" you mean discharge from your eye, the most common cause is bacterial buildup and resulting mucus discharge in your tear film. Though this is not a true infection, good eyelid hygiene (warm scrubs with baby shampoo) can clear it up. But thick yellow discharge, especially accompanied with eye swelling and burning, can indicateinfection with a virus or bacteria requiring treatment. Read more
Dad works as a welder, something fell in his eye and now pus is coming out of it. What could be wrong?
Conjunctivitis: You have a conjunctivitis. If the pus production in the left eye is continuous, it is bacterial and you need treatment with antibiotic eyedrops. If it is watery, you need to use eyewash to keep it clean. It is self limiting. Use contagion precautions and don't share towels or pillows. Wash your hands. Read more
What happens if pus from a stye gets inside eye and causes it to be really red? Should I go to a dr?
Conjunctivtis: You may have a conjunjtivitis associated with this and will require a topical drop. See an eye doctor. 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 eye hurts from the outside and its alittle swollen. Its not red or have any pus. But im sentivite to the light what can it be?
Many things: Many different problems can cause these non-specific symptoms. The only way to tell is with examination. Read more
I thought I had a boil bottom part of my eye but after a few days poped out and only blood came out. Is this possible? Why pus didn't come out?
Get hot seering pain in right, pus forming in corner of eye, lose some vision, use pataday eye drops, & seen 3 eye specialists. Told eye is healthy?
My three week daughter is very congested every since she was born, I feel like its not getting better, her left eye also has pus in it? Is that normal
Swollen or narrow...: She may have swollen and/or very narrow nasal passages, and this makes her breathing sound very noisy and congested. Many babies have this as a result of their faces getting squished during delivery. Try and reduce irritants in the air (smoke, perfumes, odors) and have high humidity level in her environment. The eye sounds like a plugged tear duct, also very common. Have doc show how to massage it. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer