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Ive got a sticky eye...do I need to get something for it or will water do?

(5 Posts)
pepsi Mon 18-Apr-05 07:55:00

Yesterday evening I noticed one of my eyes had gone all gunky and this morning it was stuck together when I woke up and my eyes have a really tired feel about them, like Ive been in a smoky room. Is this sticky eye or conjuncitivus, they are not red. Can I get something from the chemist or just wash out with cooled boiled water?

Papillon Mon 18-Apr-05 08:07:45

Tea bag over eye or camomille tea bag... helps draw out the gunk and refreshes

oldbuzzard Mon 18-Apr-05 08:28:21

sounds like conjunctivitis. Bathe twice a day with cooled boiled water. If this doesnt make a difference in 2-3 days go to GP who will prescribe a cream to clear it up.

Hausfrau Mon 18-Apr-05 08:38:52

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

pepsi Mon 18-Apr-05 08:43:28

Never heard of the tea bag one, do you do it whilst its still a bit warm or run cold water through it?

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