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feels like something in my eye

A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Deepak Raja
18 years experience Ophthalmology
Try artificial tears: Try some tears first. If it's persistent, then see an ophthalmologist. They will look for things like ulcers or foreign bodies.
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Dr. Jay Bradley
18 years experience LASIK Surgery
Dry eye treatment: Your description sounds like dry eye. Initial treatment is frequent artificial tears during the day, ointment at night, warm compresses a few times a ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Bonsall
27 years experience Pediatric Ophthalmology
Chalazion: Could be a chalazion. Go see an ophthalmologist.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Yang
27 years experience Ophthalmology
No: A stye is not contagious. However, your diagnosis may not be correct, and what you have may be....
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Try this: Flood your eyes with artificial tears. If the discomfort is not relieved by this, then see an ophthalmologist for evaluation.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Daynes
20 years experience Ophthalmology
Dry eye: there are many causes of dry eye. Many cases of dry eye require other forms of therapy besides artificial tears. Fish oil by mouth is often helpful. ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
45 years experience Dentistry
Vague: Need a history and exam. Your description is vague and hard to determine what is going on without an evaluation
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Schultz
31 years experience General Practice
Ophthamologist first: Evaluation by an ophthamologist. May be iritis or keratitis which needs to be accurately diagnosed. May also be a ptyergium that can be made worse b ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Irritation: Likely your contacts have irritated your eyes. Keep the eyes moist and leave the contacts out. This should resolve.
A female asked:
Dr. Hussain Elhalis
11 years experience Ophthalmology
Get seen: You might have an abrasian or infection of your cornea. An optometrist or ophthalmologist can help. Good luck.
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
18 years experience LASIK Surgery
Stye: Your description sounds like a stye. If warm compresses and lid scrubs do not help, you should see an eye doctor to see if topical medication or surg ... Read More
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