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stringy eye discharge thar wont go away
okay so around eight months ago i was diagnosed with pink eye after i had to go to the ER due to one pupil being dialted and the other not as well as the fact i was pulling a stringy discharge from my left eye as well it would gather at the corner of my eye like sleep and when i would pull it it would pull out from both the top and bottom lids.. I was given some eye drops to take and they never helped me. I also was having major migrane headaches and noticed some mood swings. Well when i realized the problem wasnt going away i decided to go to an opthamoligist who determined that it was allergies and he gave me some more eye drops so i waited for about a month and the symptoms remained the same no change at all. so i decided to go to the primary doctor and have blood work done to see what i was allergic to. and well test came back to hickory trees. (IM NOT AROUND ANY OF THOSE) and he also gave me some eye drops. well when those eye drops didnt ork i went to another opthamologist and the same thing happend so i tried another one and still no help. so i went to an allergist and found out im only allergic to cats and  have athsma, and well i have no cats. so he gave me nasal spray and told me to take zyrtec and well need less to say in still haveing my problems only they have recently gotton worse. to the point where at night my vision gets blurred. im very irritable all the time. and my newest symptom my eye lid is swollen. and it hurts really bad. it has intifered with my work and my driving due to the fact of me constintly having to get something out of my eye. this problem wont go away and i get really bad headaches and just cant deal with it anymore. ive forked out alot of money on doctors and presciptions and just need some help what do i do or where do i go to get this problem fixed. Please help me

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There are Eye MDs that specialize in eye allergy and external disease. Find one at www.aao.org  they usually are listed as cornea/external disease.

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I am currently at the end of week one with these same symptoms.  I have been to two doctors and an eye specialist and they tell me it's a viral eye infection.  All three doctors told me that the strips of skins that I was peeling out of my inner eyelids was infection material, not skin. It would be nice if someone would listen as this is singularly the most painful experience. Period.  It most certainly IS sloughing skin.  I had gall bladder/appendix removal surgery 6 weeks ago and was wondering if I developed an allergic reaction to the ointment they put in your eyes during surgery because they have been foggy since then and have progressively gotten itchier.  I'm on track with this being an allergy as I am currently on Vigamox antibiotic drops and Prednisolone drops and they are doing absolutely nothing!  Please.....I am beyond desperate and am open to any and all suggestions!!!  :)
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Regardless of what is going, it is dangerous to fish around in your eyes with your fingers, "peeling" anything out of there.  It is a dead-certain method of causing an infection or making one worse.

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Read This Immediately!!!!! Hello, my name is Robert S. White, I am 48 years old and I am writing this message to anyone with stringy mucous eyes issues. I fought this battle for a little over 4 years and just thought that this was going to be a part of my life forever. I had gone to so many doctors and all of them kept feeding a line of CRAP, because they had no idea. They just kept saying things like If you keep your fingers out of your eyes it will go away (Eye Fishing Syndrome)…………………..Bullcrap! I wouldn’t have put my fingers in my eyes if there was nothing there! I know you want the answer like right now, but I want to explain what happened, I swear I have nothing to sell or push by the way, this is only information and hopefully something that will help if you suffer from this horrible affliction. So, about 3 months ago, I decided to go to Shands Hospital in Gainesville, FL., I explained everything to the doctor and he was the only one that told me that I was having an allergic reaction and that I was probably going to have to figure this out myself because the cost of being tested for everything on the planet was just not feasible. So, 3 weeks ago (Today is the 17th of April, 2017)I went on vacation to Universal Studios with my brother and I noticed the day after I arrived that my eyesight improved slightly and wasn’t as irritated as normal, I didn’t think too much about it until the next day when they were even better. After the 4th day, my eyesight was great and I was elated as much the stringy eye goo had dissipated. So, I finished the vacation and got back home and within 2 hours of getting home my eyes were on the fritz, so, I was racking my brain trying to figure out what was different and the only thing that I could come up with was that I remembered that I had forgotten my cologne when I went to Orlando. As an experiment I did not use my cologne (Curve), the next day. What do you know, my eyes got better, after 3 or 4 days my stringy eye goo had slowed tremendously. After a couple of weeks I had expected it to go away completely but I still had some going on, so, I decided to do a little more digging (Pun intended) and started to do research on the ingredients in the Curve cologne, it turns out that there are lots of chemicals in the cologne, one in particular, Propylene Glycol (PPG), seemed to be affecting many other people as well, I got to looking at my other products in my cabinet that I use and what do you know, my hair gel (L.A. Looks), my underarm deodorant (Degree), and many other products that I use have this chemical in it. I have since stopped using any products that have PPG in it which unfortunately makes my life more complicated because these products that do not have PPG’s is more expensive. So, to put all of this in a nutshell, I do not know if this is your problem, but like me it may turn out that you are having an allergic reaction to some product that you are using and it just may be the PPG additive in these products. Thanks for taking the time to read this and I truly hope this will help someone else and may solve your eye mystery. P.S. When I stopped using products with the PPG I also had some other added benefits that I didn’t even know were going to happen, I had a strange rash on my chest that went away (Right where I was spraying the cologne), my joints feel so much better (I was told because I had inflammation from my body trying to fight PPG in my body), I also had excruciating pain in my feet (Also because of the inflammation), if I have helped a single person it will make me feel so happy, Have a nice day.
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