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Question:
If you have a stye in your eye and it bleeds a little, does that mean it's draining?       

Answer:
The typical sign of a draining stye is oozing of pus (usually yellow or beige in color). It is not unusual for a small amount of blood to be associated with this, particularly if the patient has been applying pressure on the stye to express the pus out. A large amount of bleeding should be evaluated by an eye specialist.

Answered by: Eduardo C. Alfonso, MD Alfonso_E_75px

Categories: Eye Conditions, General Eye Health

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Answered: Oct 29, 2012

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