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Why do my eye drops sting my eyes

A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mansoor Jatoi
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Artificial tears: I would advise the use of artificial tears / lubricating eye drops. Those are relatively benign. Follow up with an ophthalmologist to make sure there ... Read More
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Dr. Deborah Josefson
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
See a doctor: You need to rule out Sjorgen's syndrome and other autoimmune disorders. It may just be an allergic condition as well. There are drops such as Restasis... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
Addiction Medicine 32 years experience
Symtoms: Are more specific for allergies. ; puffiness and itching. Use or try allergy eye drops like zaditor (ketotifen) or alloway.
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A female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Medication problem: Rinse your eyes and leave your contacts out for a few days. If you have medication allergy to the medication get seen.
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
Dry eyes: Eye burning is most often due to drying of tear film or unstable tear film (unless a chemical or allergen has entered your eye). Discharge is from bac... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ashwin Patel
44 years experience
Can happen: Several eye drops are known to cause stinging or burning in eye when initially applied. This can make you feel that eye seems to be more red. As long ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
Addiction Medicine 32 years experience
Yes: Most eye drops do burn or sting.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yale Kanter
Ophthalmology 63 years experience
Dry eye: This suggests you have a dry eye syndrome and using the appropriate drops...starting with arificial tears and advancing, should be effective. Use d... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miles Mitchell
Specializes in Family Medicine
See doctor again: If you've not gotten better, you should be evaluated again, either by the original optometrist, or by another doctor or optometrist. Although you app... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 54 years experience
Tear replacement: Most eye reddnening is from eye dryness which can be treated with over the counter lubricating or tear replacement drops. The drops that say 'gets th... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology 23 years experience
Yes: If the redness is caused by allergy or dry eyes - drops can help tremendously. Sometimes the redness is due to blepharitis or an underlying disease. ... Read More
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