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Why are my eyes having eye crust when i wake up in the morning?

Blepharitis, allergy

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blepahritis--crusting of lashes esp in am, redness, burning, tearing, light sensitivity. assoc. w/ blocked oil glands &/or dandruff of lashes. treatment with daily lid scrubs (ocusoft pads dilute baby shampoo) and warm compresses. may need antibiotics from doc. allergy--itching, redness, tearing also will be crusty in am. treat with antihistamine drops. zadiator otc or other rx from doc
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Dr. Ankita Patel answered:

When I wake up my eye is what you could say "glued shut" by those "eye boogers". My eye is red too could I have an eye infection if so what kind?

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You could have conjunctivitis, which is also known as an eye infection. You should see your doctor to make sure you do not need antibiotic eye drops.
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Dr. Michael L. Ham answered:

My eyelids get really crust, coud I have an eye infection?

Yes

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Yes, or it could be from allergies or chronic dry eyes. As well as Blepharitis or mebomianitis.
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied answered:

What are signs of an eye infection?

Pain in the eye

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A feeling that something is in the eye Increased sensitivity to light. Yellow, green, bloody, or watery discharge from the eye. Increasing redness of the eye or eyelids. A gray or white sore on the colored part of the eye . Fever with no other cause. Blurred or decreased vision.
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How would an eye injury from paintball be treated?

Derpends on Injury

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Blunt trauma, such as being struck with a paintball, can run the range from minor to severe. Minor problems include small corneal abrasions, mild intraocular inflammation, and swollen lids. More severe injuries include intraocular bleeding, retinal detachment, or a rupture of the eyeball itself. Treatment can be anything from observation, to drops, to surgery if necessary.
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Is it okay to smoke if you have an eye infection?

No!

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Even if you do smoke and have been smoking for years and trying to quit, it is much better for your immune system if you refrain from smoking during an eye infection. Studies have shown that even the equivalent of 1-2 cigarettes a day reduces the immune response to infection and makes it harder to clear the infection.
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What are the signs when you get an eye infection?

Redness, swelling and drainage

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Eye infections typically produce redness, swelling and drainage in the eye, or eyes if the condition is bilateral. Clear drainage may be due to viral conditions, whereas whitish or thick mucousy drainage is more like due to bacterial causes. Some infections are sneaky, and the eye may not present with redness or swelling or drainage. Get an eye exam with your eye MD (ophthalmologist) to know what type of infection you might have and to obtain correct and prompt treatment.
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What sort of disorder is an eye infection?

All kinds

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bacterial, viral, fungal, protozoal, etc. can affect different layers of the eye like conjunctiva, cornea, sclera, vitreous, etc. can be iatrogenic, endogenous, external/penetrating, etc.
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Dr. Alan Jackson answered:

Have you ever heard of an eye injury in embroidery?

No.

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Enlighten me! 20 years of experience and have not heard of any such thing
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Is it okay to exercise while having an eye infection?

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As long as your vision isn't impaired to the point that it would increase your risk of injury while having an eye infection it should be safe to do so. If it is somewhat impaired you may be able to exercise by riding a stationary exercise bike or doing other exercises that don't require perfect balance and vision.
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