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Severe bloodshot eyes 6 days I do have chronic dry eye and am using drops and a steroid though it was a bit improved yesterday but very red this morn

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Leap
Emergency Medicine 28 years experience
Dry air: Most airline cabins are pressurized to feel as if they're about 8000 feet in altitude. As such, the air is very, very dry. Keep using your drops, an... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jessica Fleishman
Ophthalmology 33 years experience
No: Redness in the eye could be contact lens intolerance, allergy, inflammation, and many other things that no doctor can diagnose without a proper eye ex... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
See eye doctor: But I suspect that you may have dry eyes which may respond to regular use (3-4x/day) of artificial tear preferably in single-dose form. One of the ma... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Many: Chronic means there is something persistent and ongoing to continuously cause the redness. Possibilities include allergic exposure, eye dryness and c... Read More
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Dr. Gary Reiter
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Herpes Simplex?: Yes, you can treat him with maxitrol IF he DOES NOT have herpes simplex of the eye. If you do not know this, then take him to the eye doctor before gi... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
See a doctor: and preferably an ophthalmologist if you have access to, you need to have prescription medications, acute eye needs immediate attention, best wishes
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Not harmful: Prolonged computer use is drying to the eyes which is probably why they are red. It will not cause permanent harm to the eyes. It is helpful to keep... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
Ophthalmology 45 years experience
Adrenaline rush: This can be caused by an adrenaline rush along with the anxiety attacks or may siimple be an issue of allergy or dry eyes.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Yes: Ocular inflammation, dry eyes, blepharitis, and infections are some of the most common eye conditions that can cause redness to the whites of the eyes... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Please see a doctor.: You may have a foreign body in your eye, a scratch of the surface of the eye, or the cornea, an infection, or other more internal eye problem. Please ... Read More

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