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What to use for irritated eye

A female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Not a good idea: TCP contains phenols and is not recommended for use on any internal issue in the body. It would no doubt be quite painful on an irritated eye and cer ... Read More
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: it might irritate your eyes more, don't use anything on your eyes unless approved by your doctor/pharmacist, see your doctor today, good luck

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Dr. Keshav Narain
29 years experience Retinal Surgery
Slang: Pink eye is also known medically as conjunctivitis. Both irritated eyes and pink eye can have similar symptoms. Ophthalmologists often look for the ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Red eye: If simple redness, try visine over the counter. However, if it bacterial conjunctivitis (Bacterial pink eye) than it would require an antibiotic to t ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Visine: Visine
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
37 years experience Family Medicine
Red eyes: Not wearing contacts usually allows the eyes to heal up fairly quickly. If only one eye is red or if there is discharge then you should see a physicia ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olivia Liao
31 years experience Ophthalmology
Not harmful: But it is best if you have a diagnosis for the sore eyes to get an appropriate treatment plan.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tod Haller
16 years experience Ophthalmology
Not really: Those 3 are very similar when it comes to symptoms, however on an eye exam, they are very different. Usually the primary care doctors give anti allerg ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Waller
19 years experience Ophthalmology
No: A corneal abrasion is a scratch on the cornea, the clear front surface of the eye. After biking your eyes are likely dry from all the wind and that is ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: These symptoms require a thorough evaluation to find out what's going on and what can be done for you.
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A female asked:
Dr. Deborah Josefson
28 years experience Internal Medicine
See an opthamologist: For a definitive diagnosis you should see an opthamologist. The differential diagnosis of an irritated eye is large and encompasses everything from fo ... Read More
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