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White discharge from eye
For the last four days my mother has white discharge from her left eye. She is having refresh tears for several years. She is immobile and on diapers. What can be the problem. Any solutions like any further eye drops required
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Dr. Jyoti Talukdar
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There might be dacryocystitis. Consult a eye specialist
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Dr. P. Vijayaraghavan
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White (or yellowish discharge) from eye is suggestive of conjunctivitis due to bacterial or viral infection. She needs antibiotic eye drops instilled for a few days.
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If untreated it can spread deeper into the eye or to the other eye.
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Dr. Rama S.K
Internal Medicine 16 yrs exp Dimapur
It can be blepharitis or conjunctivitis...eye bring a vital organ need to be seen by eye specialist as self medication might damage cornea if it is viral keratoconjunctivitis
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