Check Your Symptoms
If you answer yes to any of the following questions, click on the "Yes" in front of the question for information about how soon to see a health professional.
health risks that may increase the seriousness of your
If you have any of the following
symptoms, evaluate those symptoms first.
- Blurred vision, loss of vision, or blood in
your eye: Go to the topic
Eye Problems, Noninjury.
- An eye injury: Go
to the topic
- An object in your eye: Go to
Objects in the Eye.
- A liquid or solid
chemical in your eye: Go to the topic
Burns to the Eye.
Do you have eye pain?
Do you have drainage from one or both eyes?
Are your eyes sensitive to light (photophobia)?
Have your eye symptoms continued longer than 7 days?
Have your eye symptoms continued after starting antibiotic treatment for an eye infection?
Do you wear contact lenses?
If a visit to a health professional is not needed immediately, see the Home Treatment section for self-care information.
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
December 23, 2011
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