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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Red eye from stress: Stress can cause patients to stop blinking or dry up the tear film which can cause eye redness. Stress also can exacerbate any intraocular or ocular i ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Red eye: If it is one eye it can be an infection or some other problem in that eye, you need to have it evalutedif it persists.
Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
45 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Dryness and allergies can do this, but not stress.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
16 years experience Emergency Medicine
Uveitis=pain: Uveitis usually is associated with significant pain not just redness. If you saw an ophthalmologist and they performed a complete exam of your eye the ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wolf
41 years experience Ophthalmology
Antibiotic RX: 1st see if you have a true infectious sinusitis which may require antibiotics. Your eyes may clear with that. Any "red eye" that persists beyond 2 wee ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Allergies?: Sounds like springtime allergies. Consider some sort of antihistamine such as loratidine for a trial for a week and see if that helps. If not, see you ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Scleritis?: You may have allergies and there are some good allergy drops that can help. Play detective and avoiding irritants can also help (second hand smoke fo ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Goren
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Many possibilities: A simple red eye can be literally hundreds of things. But in general if it is only red with no other symptoms like pain, itching, irritation, tearing ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Laura Cozzarelli
26 years experience Ophthalmology
It depends.: There are multiple reasons why the eye gets red. If it's dry or allergic, you can start with artificial tears or otc drops like alaway or zaditor (ke ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Ocular Allergies: Ocular allergies can be treated by avoiding your known causes(modifying your environment), using artificial tears (dilutional treatment), or by taking ... Read More

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