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A 41-year-old female asked:

Eye feels like there is something in it?

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Dr. Warren Wolfe
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Common complaint: If you vision in OK then look for a foreign body,like an eye lash. Have someone pull down on the lower lid to examine the eye. If nothing is seen but you still feel the same consult your family physician.
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See doctor.: Foreign body sensation in eye could be a sign of infection or a foreign body itself. Wash eye with tap water, don't rub it and please see your doctor.
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Some thing in eye: Could be a foreign body like dirt or may be a misdirected eye lash. it can also be because of foreign body on the cornea. Make sure it is not getting sticky as early onset of infection can cause a similar feeling. Rinsing the eye with clean water is a good start. if still the sensation persist, follow up with your GP.

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A 32-year-old member asked:

Why do I feels like there is something in my eye but there isnt?

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Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
Dry eye: Most common cause of foreign body sensation is dry eye. Otc artificial tears usually do the trick. However, if you were doing any activities recently where it was possible you may have gotten something in the eye, it would be best to have an ophthalmologist look to make sure there are no foreign bodies in the eye or under the lids.
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A 24-year-old male asked:

It Feels like there is something in my right eye?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Eye doctor can check: An ophthalmologist (medical eye doctor) should check. He has magnifying equipment that provides a good exam of the eyeball and eyelids. The eye doctor can see infection, irritation or inflammation, lack of tears, abnormal eyelid position, something stuck in the eye, etc... If a person suspects a piece of dirt, sand, metal, wood, etc., is in his eye, the ER can help if no eye doctor is available.
A 42-year-old member asked:

Is there a eye disease that feels like there is something crusty in your eye?

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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 35 years experience
Yes: The most common cause of this is dry eye syndrome. Try some over the counter artificial tears to see if this helps.
A 46-year-old member asked:

It feels like there is something stuck in my eye, but nothing is there. What should I do?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Richard Carlin
Ophthalmology 51 years experience
See ophthalmologist: Just because you don't see anything doesn't mean there is nothing wrong. See an ophthalmologist who can look at your eye under a biomicroscope and see what is causing your symptom.
A 42-year-old member asked:

My eye feels like something is in it and is red , what's wrong with it?

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Dr. Tim Conrad
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See an Eye MD: Eye pain and redness requires evaluation. Call an ophthalmologist today.

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