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Slept with contact lens on, huge lump in the upper lid, painful, tearing, no improvement. What is wrong?

I fell asleep with my contacts on, the day before yesterday. Yesterday when I finally took it off, my left eye felt like a huge lump with in the upper part of the lid, it was inflamed red, painful and tearing often. As my left nostril . Today I wake with the very symptoms, it hasn t worsened, yet hasn t improved either. What is wrong with my eye?
Asked On : Fri, 3 Aug 2012
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Sleeping with contact lenses can lead to corneal ulcer and other complications, hence you are not supposed to sleep with contact lenses.
The symptoms you have told here like redness, pain, watering indicatefeatures of infection.
Hence I advice you not to wear the contact lenses still your symptoms subside. Treatment with antibiotic eye drops is required depending on the severity and type of infection or inflammation. Hence I advice you to consult your eye doctor for examination of the eyes and treatment accordingly.
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Answered: Tue, 13 Aug 2013
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