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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lily Hwang
18 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
See specialist: An allergist may help you with this. The first thing is to determine the true cause of your eye symptoms. Sometimes people with dry eyes will respond ... Read More
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Dr. Jay Bradley
18 years experience LASIK Surgery
Dry eye/ allergies: Dry eye and allergy treatment includes frequent artificial tears, topical anti-allergy drops, cool lid compresses, ointment at night, avoidance of all ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Avoidance: If you can avoid the allergens, that's best. If you cannot, a topical antihistamine eye drop would be your best bet. If still unhelpful, see an aller ... Read More
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Dr. Dean Bonsall
27 years experience Pediatric Ophthalmology
Allergy eye drops: Use topical allergy eyedrops. You may need to get rx from eye doc. Patanol (olopatadine) works well. It also comes as a once a day preparation called ... Read More
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Dr. Harold Peltan
28 years experience Ophthalmology
Allergy treatment: Many times, rinsing the eyes with water removes the allergen and helps a great deal. Rinsing may be used 10 minutes prior to an allergy drop to boost ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yoram Padeh
22 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Varied symptoms: Eye allergy symptoms include redness, itching, tearing, thick ropy discharge, grittiness, and puffiness of the eyelids. These symptoms are triggered ... Read More
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Dr. Gary Steven
30 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Shiners: That term is used to refer to the redness that develops when allergic people get exposed to the allergens to which they're allergic, but more commonly ... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. SG Erman
Dr. SG Erman answered
35 years experience Family Medicine
COMBINED: Over the counter allergy eye-drops (allergan, murine, etc) and cool (not cold) compresses should take down the swelling.
A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Data missing: Studies in the US have shown that most such products have little or no effect in kids under 6. Since you didn't provide the age it is hard to respond ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes but: Eye drops containing an antihistamine will work faster and be more effective.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. HENRY THOMAS DU PLOOY
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Possibly correct: The symptoms could definitely fit with an allergy. Inhalant allergens or food allergens could be behind your condition. High doses of antihistamines c ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unusual: Your history is interesting in that the symptoms don't appear until a day after the exposure when most food allergy symptoms occur within 2 hours afte ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: Some people have itchy eyes from irritants & dollar store eye drops/artificial tears wash will do fine. That can also work for some allergic eye i ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sean McGhee
23 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Flushing with water: Washing the eyelids with lots of water or using a contact lens solution to rinse the eyes can be very helpful when your eyes are really itching and wa ... Read More
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