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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 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

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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brandon Maples
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Probably not: I don't think Claritin (loratadine) would really do anything for you. The Motrin and cold tea bags (or even cool rags) sound the best. Since it's yo ... Read More
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Dr. William Constad
41 years experience Ophthalmology
Don't use tea: Tea has tannic acid in it. Tannic acid is used to process cowhide into leather. Over time it will make the skin thick tough and wrinkly. Use cool comp ... Read More
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Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Use this: You can use a small amount of topical Hydrocortisone cream 0.5% on your eyelids twice per day. This will help with the redness and pain.
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Josefson
28 years experience Internal Medicine
It's possible: Possibly you have an allergy to something in the eyedrops. I'd have expected a local reaction such as red eyes as well. Try eliminating it for sometim ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
See an eye Dr. as: soon as you can for treatment. You may need special eye ointment.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Sieb
14 years experience Family Medicine
Time: You can't remove it, you just have to wait for it to heal itself, the damage has been done. You can help the symptoms while it heals with cool compres ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Shatz
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Cool compresses: Sunburns are just like heat burns - they cause swelling. Cooling the skin with ice can lessen the swelling. If the skin is blistering, your doctor may ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
40 years experience Ophthalmology
If you mean: Eyelids then yes; ice packs for 10 minutes will sooth it and reduce the discomfort. Your eyes proper should not be affected, if they are you must see ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Rubinchik
68 years experience Ophthalmology
Cool compress: Cool compress and moisturizing cream.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cindy Williams
39 years experience Pediatrics
Sunburn: Unfortunately, nothing heals a burn, but time. You can help the symptoms with cool compresses to the eyes, lip balm and Ibuprofen. Don't forget the su ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Leazzo
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Varies: Depending on how severe the burn was and how sensitive your eyelids are.
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