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What causes fluid discharge from the left eye?

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Posted on Fri, 7 Dec 2018
Question: Left eye has some liquid coming out. Could you recommend some eye drops
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Answered by Dr. Vaishalee Punj (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Kindly send details of your symptoms

Detailed Answer:

Hi,

Kindly let me know the color of discharge and duration of symptoms.

Antibiotic eye drops like Moxiflox eye drops can be put 2 times a day for 3 days, it is a bacterial infection.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Vaishalee Punj
General & Family Physician
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Follow up: Dr. Vaishalee Punj (1 minute later)
Thanks. Spoke to an eye specialist and got optive. Is that ok ?
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Answered by Dr. Vaishalee Punj (4 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
It is lubricant

Detailed Answer:

Hi,

Optive by Allergan is a lubricant and can be used for mild irritation of eyes. Yes, it can be tried for few days.

Since you were examined by eye doctor, it means you don't have signs of bacterial infection.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Vaishalee Punj
General & Family Physician
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Vaishalee Punj
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Follow up: Dr. Vaishalee Punj (1 minute later)
Thanks. Was not examined. Did a phone call and got but thanks for your help. Appreciate it
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Answered by Dr. Vaishalee Punj (6 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Doctor examination for confirmation

Detailed Answer:

Hi,

Examination by doctor and further tests confirm the diagnosis. In your case, it is mild irritation, so you can proceed either with Moxiflox or Optive.

Hope I have answered your query.

Regards,
Dr. Vaishalee Punj
General & Family Physician
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What causes fluid discharge from the left eye?

Brief Answer: Kindly send details of your symptoms Detailed Answer: Hi, Kindly let me know the color of discharge and duration of symptoms. Antibiotic eye drops like Moxiflox eye drops can be put 2 times a day for 3 days, it is a bacterial infection. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Vaishalee Punj General & Family Physician