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Left contact in now my eye is bloodshot and hurts
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Left contact in now my eye is bloodshot and hurts
I used to leave my contacts in for months at a time (i know, i know) and now i got glasses and have been wearing them for a couple of months now and i put my contacts in on a whim 4 days ago and they are week long contacts so i just kept them in and slept and i had no problems until this morning when i woke up and my eye had a lot of "puss" or "sleep" on it and it was extremely bloodshot and it hurt underneath the socket like on my cheek so i took my contact out and put it and kept the other in cause i'm not at my house and i dont have my contacts. Whats going on here.
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I know, I know, that you need to see an ophthalmolgist right away, since there is a serious risk of a corneal ulcer which can cause permanant damage to the eye. Make sure you call right away so you can be see immediately.  Good luck and I'm sorry about your problem.

MJK MD
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i think you have pink eye is thare any dry ich and pain yellow crusty stuff on your eye lids when you wake up that makes them hard to open if this is your simtoms you have pink eye ... eye drops can help intill you get intuch with an eye doctor
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