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Lids has yellow crust every morning. How do I get rid of eye infection? Have some old steroid medicine
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Dr. John Gillespie
Ophthalmology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics
In brief: Conjunctivitis
Conjunctivitis can be bacterial, viral or allergy in origin.
Crusty eyelids can be bacterial and treated with antibacterial opthalmic drops or cream.Itching with congestion are allergic, so you can use your steriod opthalmic rx.Consult your dr for treatment.

In brief: Conjunctivitis
Conjunctivitis can be bacterial, viral or allergy in origin.
Crusty eyelids can be bacterial and treated with antibacterial opthalmic drops or cream.Itching with congestion are allergic, so you can use your steriod opthalmic rx.Consult your dr for treatment.
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