Red eyes and Discharge from eyes

On this page you can find conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Please note that if you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.

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Conditions

Infective conjunctivitis

Conjunctivitis is redness and inflammation of the thin layer of tissue that covers the front of the eye (conjunctiva).


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Discharge from eyes
  • Red eyes
  • Itchy eyes
  • Eye pain
  • Sandy or gritty eyes

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Infective conjunctivitis.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Inflammation of eyelids

Blepharitis is inflammation of the rims of the eyelids, which causes them to become red and swollen.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Red eyes
  • Discharge from eyes
  • Itchy eyes
  • Swollen eyelid
  • Eye pain

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Inflammation of eyelids.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.