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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Corneal abrasion: If he abrasion is not infected it should spontaneously heal within a few days.
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Dr. E. rawson Griffin iii
42 years experience Family Medicine
Don't use sulfa: If you are allergic to sulfa you should not use it. If the discomfort is minimal or mild it may be OK to just use moisturizing drops. Most cornea ab ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Chandler
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Usually not: Unless the air is coming at a high pressure, blowing air into the eyes will not cause any significant harm except for a mild drying effect. Higher pre ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Not a problem: I know of no disease that will survive in the composition that is smoke. Your eyes will clear out the smoke and you should do well.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run la ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jin Packard
6 years experience Emergency Medicine
Fractured orbit: You likely have a fractured orbital medial wall or orbital floor. With this fracture, your orbit/eyeball is now connected to your sinuses and nose. ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: There is a connection between the eye and the nose, the nasolacrimal duct. In unusual cases, mucous arising in the nose can eject into the corner of ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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Germany has..: ..one of the best health care systems in the world (better in general than the U.S.). You need to take advantage of it. Bitte! Any abnormal sensati ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Solomon Gelbart
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Venous pressure: When you blow your nose, especially when it is obstructed, you are increasing the venous pressure in your head and behind your eye. That venous press ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Chandler
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Get checked ASAP: All eye injuries should be checked by an ophthalmologist as soon as possible. The headaches may be from the development of traumatic iritis, which is ... Read More
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Dr. Bud Kurwa
Dr. Bud Kurwa answered
Specializes in Ophthalmology
No usually: One may feel a mild pressure as one blows that nose as the pressure can be reflected in the eye. Some people have a wide naso lacrimal canal and the p ... Read More
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