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Experience:  Ophthalmology since 1994 with Retina sub-specialty interest
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My eye has been swollen shut when I wake up in morning. I

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My eye has been swollen shut when I wake up in morning . I had a eye infection several months ago and the gave me Bacterium eye drops . I use to get eye infection a lot several years ago . Should I use the eye drops ? Go to Doctor?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. Rick replied 1 year ago.

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Are you having any pain or feeling like something is in your eye?

Do you wear contacts?

Do you have any other symptoms?

Do you have any other medical problems or take any medications?

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No to the above
Expert:  Dr. Rick replied 1 year ago.

Since you only have two eyes and eye issues tend to get worse, not better, with time if not diagnosed correctly...and the weekend is coming up rapidly...

I'd strongly suggest you see an eye doctor rather than put some old eye drops in your eyes and hope things get better -- and not worse.

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