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Fari Tackaberry


Can a sinus infection cause eye discharge?

I just want to know if sinus infection lead to eye discharge? If this really happen, how to stop it?
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  • Mya baker


    Yes, sinus infection can lead to eye discharge. A sinus infection is an inflammation of the air cavities within the passages of the nose and behind the eyes. If the ethmoid sinuses located near the inner corner of the eye are infected, one can develop red, bulging and painful eyes. You can apply a moist, warm washcloth on your face and spray nasal steroid saline at least seven times a day. Drink plenty of fluids to thin the mucus. In addition, you can intake oral antibiotics, decongestants and pain relievers to clear up the infections. You can also use vaporizers and saline nose drops to treat sinus infection.
  • walkwithmir


    Well, yes, it is possible to have eye discharge when you have sinus infection, for sinus infection can lead to eye infection. Generally speaking, sinus infection can cause eye infection. And also, you should know that when you have eye discharge in your eyes, it can be caused by the eye infection. And eye discharge can be caused by allergies, bacteria, makeup, and chemicals. So that is why sinus infection can lead to eye discharge. For your situation, you can use some eye drops to relieve the symptom. And then, just go and see the doctor as soon as possible.