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I woke up this morning and had a lot of mucus in one of my

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I woke up this morning and had a lot of mucus in one of my eyes. I cleaned it and still having a lot of mucus buildup. It's not just watering but more of a mucus substance. It's only in one eye. I also have a bit of a stuffy nose on the same side as my
eye irritation. Could this just be a cold or allergy, or something more serious that I may need to see a doctor for?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
sounds like an infection
I would see the doctor to see if you need antibiotics for this
an antibiotic drop would likely do the trick
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
can I wait a day or so to see if it resolves on it's own? or should I make an appointment right away? and what kind of doctor should I see?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

as long as you don't have vision loss or sensitivity to light it can wait

If you do, go in