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Andrew bell


Can ear infection cause eye discharge?

I got ear infection. And in recent days, there are lots of eye discharges every day. Can ear infection cause eye discharge? Or what cause the eye discharge?
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    Generally speaking, ear infection cannot cause eye discharge. Eye discharge can be caused by eye strain and eye dry which due to staring computer or books or television in a long time. Eye discharge also owing to fatigue, stress, anxiety, and excessive caffeine intake.
  • Faith cook


    Well, yes, there is a possibility that can explain your eye discharge, which is an ear infection. If you are having ear pain or a change in your hearing, you should know that you may get ear infection. And when you have ear infection, it is easy for you to have eye discharge. As we know that ear infection can lead to eye infection. And also, you should know that when you have eye discharge in your eyes, it can be caused by the eye infection. Aw we know that whether or not you are wearing your contact lenses at the time, it is easy for you to get eye discharge. As eye discharge can be caused by allergies, bacteria, makeup, and chemicals. So I suggest that you schedule an appointment with your primary care physician. He or she can take your temperature, a history of your symptoms, and examine your eye's. If there is any question of whether the infection is bacterial, then you doctor will give you some advices. Of course, you can use some eye drops to relieve the symptom.
  • Danielle


    Yes, ear infection can cause eye discharge. Eye discharge occurs whenever there is excess fluid in the eye. There are many causes of eye discharge, such as allergy, blepharitis, common cold, corneal ulcer, and so on. Most causes of eye discharge are not serious and can be easily treated.