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i feel like i have sand in my eyes

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: Go to a doctor and or eye doctor to get it checked out. It could be the beginning of an eye infection or a foreign body is irritating your eyes. You ... Read More
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
See a doctor: I am sure the mission president can understand that you need to see a family doctor or an eye doctor urgently. Please go get this looked at soon.

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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Cohen
37 years experience Ophthalmology
Allergies or Dry Eye: You probably have either dry eyes, ocular allergies, or both. I would suggest that you see an eye doctor. After an exam your doctor my suggest artif ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Mindlin
50 years experience Ophthalmology
Dry environment: Your sleeping place is dry and during rem you are exposing your eyes to dryness. Literally the moisture is sucked off of your eyes. Humidify your bed ... Read More
Dr. Jay Bradley
18 years experience LASIK Surgery
Dry eye: Your description sounds like dry eye. Try frequent artificial tears, warm compresses, ointment at night, and omega-3 fatty acid supplements. If no i ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olivia Liao
31 years experience Ophthalmology
Foreign body : Sensation has many causes. First try artificial tears and warm compresses. If you wear contact lenses stay out of them for a day or two. If not improv ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sady Ribeiro
Specializes in Pain Management
Dry mouth ?: I wonder if you noticed that you have been experiencing symptoms as dry mouth, joint pain and lack of tears.. If this is the case: You need to s ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
18 years experience LASIK Surgery
Dry eye: Your description sounds like dry eye. I would recommend otc artificial tears and if no resolution, you should go see an eye doctor.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Eye sensation : It is time for you to be evaluated by a doctor, best an eye doctor in person. This can be allergies or something in the eye.
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Unclear question: If it feels like you have sand in your eyes, it may be due to dry eyes, inflammation, allergy or having foreign bodies in the eye. It would be prudent ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Many causes: There are many potential causes for a sandy feeling in the eyes. A common one is dry eye syndrome. Try some artificial tears (over the counter at th ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
40 years experience Ophthalmology
Dry eyes: Most common cause of sandy foreign body sensation is dry eyes. The "wetting tear" production (not the crying tears) decrease in women after age 35-4 ... Read More
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A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Dryness: Most likely your eyes have some degree of dryness. This is sensitive to your bodily hydration, atmospheric moisture and history of eye or systemic di ... Read More
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