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White discharge from eye

White discharge from eye is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What causes it?

The most common causes of white discharge from eye are conjunctivitis, common cold, and otitis media. Other possible causes, such as chronic glaucoma, are more rare.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with white discharge from eye often receive ophthalmic examination and evaluation, other extraocular muscle and orbit therapeutic procedures, tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy and other or therapeutic nervous system procedures .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with white discharge from eye include gentamicin ophthalmic, moxifloxacin (avelox), sodium sulfacetamide ophthalmic, erythromycin, ciprofloxacin ophthalmic, tobramycin ophthalmic, tobramycin (tobi), erythromycin ophthalmic, gentamicins (gentamicin), fluorescein ophthalmic, timolol, polymyxin b ophthalmic and ofloxacin ophthalmic .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for white discharge from eye include age 5-14 years, age 1-4 years and age < 1 years.

Age

< 1 years
5.9x
1-4 years
5.0x
5-14 years
1.6x
15-29 years
0.3x
30-44 years
0.5x
45-59 years
0.5x
60-74 years
0.5x
75+ years
0.7x

Sex

Male
1.1x
Female
0.9x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
1.2x
Hispanic
0.9x
White
1.0x
Other
0.6x
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