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What could crust on eyes mean?

What could crust on eyes mean?

Usually Blepharitis: Blepharitis or plugging up of oil producing glands of the eyelid which is stress related is extremely common these days. The stale oil is discharged at night and can form a crust on the eye lashes. Occasionally a lingering viral infection may keep a crust on the eyes. You should see an ophthalmologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What does it mean when baby has crust in the eyes?

What does it mean when baby has crust in the eyes?

Can happen with...: ...Infection, or narrowing of the tear duct (dacryostenosis) - your doctor can tell the difference. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a baby's eyes have greenish crust?

What does it mean when a baby's eyes have greenish crust?

Infection: A yellow to green discharge is often a sign of an eye infection. Get the baby to the doctor soon. ...Read more

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Stuffy nose, mild cough, really sore throat, blood shot eyes that crust horribly over night. What could these symptoms mean?

Stuffy nose, mild cough, really sore throat, blood shot eyes that crust horribly over night. What could these symptoms mean?

Sounds like a cold: All these symptoms are pretty typical, of your run of the mill viral cold. If the symptoms last more than 7-10 days or are accompanied by high fever greater than 101, i'd talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Does morning crust in my baby’s eye mean there is an infection?

Does morning crust in my baby’s eye mean there is an infection?

Not typically: Many infants will have crusty eyes, especially in the morning, in the first 6-9 months. This is a condition known as dacryostenosis, or a narrow tear duct. Although antibiotics are often prescribed for dacryostenosis, they don't help long term. Signs of infection include fever, pain, bloodshot eyes, sensitivity to light, redness of the skin around the eye or drainage that is thick yellow/green. ...Read more

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Why do I have white crust in my eyes when i wake up?

Why do I have white crust in my eyes when i wake up?

Blepharitis: Sounds like you have lid inflammation, or blepharitis. I'd recommend using ocusoft pads (available over the counter) and wiping the eyelashes clean. If it doesn't work, see your eye md. ...Read more

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What is the yellow crust in my eyes when I wake up?

What is the yellow crust in my eyes when I wake up?

Blepharitis: Inflammation of glands can cause such symptoms. Use warm compress to wipe and scrub the affected eyelids daily. In severe cases you may need antibiotics. ...Read more

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What could be causing my eyes to turn dull yellowish red with hard crust in my eyes that won't come out?

What could be causing my eyes to turn dull yellowish red with hard crust in my eyes that won't come out?

Conjunctivitis: It sure sounds like you have an eye infection and need antibiotics or other similar eye medicine. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my baby’s eyes seem cloudy and watery?

What does it mean if my baby’s eyes seem cloudy and watery?

Possible Cataract: There are other possibilities, but regardless of the cause, your baby needs to be seen by an opthomologist right away. ...Read more

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