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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olivia Liao
30 years experience Ophthalmology
what part of the eye: If it is the lid, then try warm compresses for unblocking the oil glands there. If not improving after a day or two, then have it checked in person.

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Schultz
30 years experience General Practice
Eye witness: Pain in the eye needs to be checked, but the likely reason is a hordeolum-or stye. Warm compresses resolve these faster. Use a clean hot wash cloth s ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Mong
36 years experience Ophthalmology
It depends on...: If it is the corner near the nose it could be an infection or blockage of the lacrimal sac. This is most likely if you have tearing or marked pain. T ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Caridad Santos
63 years experience Ophthalmology
probably allergy: This is probably a reaction to an allergen or to the preservative in an eye drop. Apply cold compress within 24 hours and then warm compresses.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Yes?: Need more information! re-ask your quesiton or re-phrase it. Inside the eye, could be allergic, infectious, viral or a chalazion. If an issue, see ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Pradeep Parihar
30 years experience Family Medicine
Bump: check for cancer
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
SUBCONJUNCTIVAL HEMO: Subconjunctival hemorrhage in the left eye. It will go away without treatment.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
See eye doctor: whenever you're not sure what to do, see your PCP. They will arrange referral if needed. The eye is an extension of the brain. So don't try to take ca ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Bacterial: conjunctivitis is probably your problem. An antibiotic eye drop prescription will do. See your eye doctor.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience Internal Medicine
Infection> See Dr: Your symptoms suggest an infection in the inner corner of the eye. The tear duct may be involved. It's important for you to see your physician AS SOON ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
MANY CAUSES: May be a very simple problem to take care of. Unfortunately, accurate diagnosis will require you to see a doctor.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Norman Levine
50 years experience Dermatology
Eyelid problem: It is not cancer. There are several possible causes including certain infections, allergy to something you put on the eyelids and seborrhea
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olivia Liao
30 years experience Ophthalmology
need to see it: To tell if it is jaundice, anemia-related, or if it is normal variant.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
May be due to Allerg: You might have Allergic Conjunctivitis.You can try over the counter eye drops for allergic condition of the eye always eye drops or see your doctor ge ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Eye twitching: Otherwise known as blepharospasm. Can be treated. See your doctor.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to t ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Angelo Mitsos
39 years experience Podiatry
Ingrown Nail: If the pain is at the edge of the toenail, this could be a classic ingrown nail. This can also become red and swollen in time. An ingrown nail can b ... Read More
A 5-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Eye Symptoms: you either have severe allergies or some type of infection. It is unlikely for it to be allergic as it is only one eye. You need to be evaluated by ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Sinus pain?: Do you have sinus pressure too? You could have sinus infection causing these symptoms. Use nasal saline spray and nasal flush system to clear it out ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
These are: UNRELATED. Sounds like you are VERY CONSCIOUS of your body (NORMAL for someone your age) The Stye should be treated with soaking in plain water using ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Not normal: If you have loose skin close to the corner of your eyes, this means that you may be tearing a lot. If this is not true, then the looseness is due to l ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ari Weitzner
32 years experience Ophthalmology
God knows: Can be dry eye, allergy, episcleritis, canaliculitis, foreign body. Too vague.

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