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What does swelling in the right eye indicate?

I am fighting a cold and suddenly my right eye is puffy and creating mucus. The eye is bloodshot. The lids appear to be somewhat red. I don t use eye make-up. I do use Restasis drops and put them in this morning. The problem started about mid-afternoon. My vision is blurred in that eye. Suggestions??
Tue, 9 Jan 2018
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consult eye doctor for detail examination of eye with mucous discharge it appears tobe bacterial conjunctivitis can be corneal erosion stop using re stasis eye drop can be uveitis can be allergic to drugs. start taking tab levocetrizine 5 mg morning for 7 days. apply neosporine eye ointment acuousflareto be excluded after examination with slit lamp.
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