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Eye Itching For A Week And Starting To Swell
Itchy eyes for the past few months. Went to optom and they prescribed fucithalmic ointment. Did help a bit, but after using for a month still itches?
Allergic?: May be allergic conjunctivitis which is related to hayfever and may respond better to topical or oral antihistamines, or topical cromoglycate or in extreme cases require topical steroid drops and may explain why didn't quite improve with the fucithalmic antibiotic. Worth getting a doctor examination to confirm this diagnosis exclude alternative possibilities and work out best treatment. ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
I hav itchy eyes often. Much itching at night cause excess eye discharge in morning. Eyelids swell n eyes turn red. Hav few eyelashes than usual. Why?
Itching usually means allergy
if the discharge is real stringy/stretchy
loss of lashes indicates a chronic condition. ...Read more
I usually have itchy eyes during night and I don't feel to stop itching or rubbing my eyes which makes them red, teary and swollen. What to do?
Is cromolyn sodium drops a good and safe OTC med for allergic itchy eyes? Recommendations for any other drops to relieve itching
My son's eye suddenly swelled up and he complains that it itches but doesn't hurt what could this be?
Allergy: Itching is also suspicious for a chemical release called histamine. The body uses this in response to an allergy challenge. Pollen, dust, outside chemical contamination all may be causes. The eyelids are very thin so some swelling can be present. If white part of eye is reddish may be start of pinkeye. Place cool slice cucumber over eye for 15 minutes to help and see MD soon if continues itching ...Read more
My eye itches and swells up, then white spots appear on the part of my eye above the eye lashes. What is happening?
Eye itching: Eye itching & swelling which white spots above eyelashes: usually due to demodex or staphlococcus blepharitis. Consult with us to get Rx to help you get better faster. ...Read more
The rigth inner corner of my eye itches really bad its been like that for a week what can it be? And what can I do to make it stop?
What eye has been red for a week and half plus sensitive to sunlight and is also watery and itches plus a small white dot on the edge of the iris?
Outer corner of right eye is red and has been for 3 weeks. It doesn't hurt but sometimes burns and itches. No discharge either, what could it be?
I have really bad allergies and my right eye has been red all week and itches I tried eye drops, but it doesn't help too much what can I do?
See a physician: Any new eye symptoms should be evaluated by a physician as some viral infections and other problems put long term vision at risk. Eye allergy typically involves both eyes equally, but predominance in one eye is possible. If allergy is confirmed, prescription meds are available and this would be unlikely to improve rapidly without them. ...Read more
Redness around eyes and mouth. Hurts and itches, but then stops and turns red. Have had on corners of mouth since december, left eye for 2 weeks. Help?
Is there an over-the-counter or home remedy for a swollen, itchy eye lid? My left eye is swollen and has been for a week. It itches too. Well, my eye lid is itchy not my eye itself. There isn't a knot or anything like that. My eye itself isn't red or
This: This is not time for a home remedy, you have already waited too long to get the situation evaluated by your physician. I suggest contacting your physician immediately for an evaluation. You run the ultimate risk of losing eyesight in that eye. ...Read more
I have severe allergies &, in addition to headache/throat, sometimes skin around eyes itches & I get small, itchy bumps that last weeks. Causes? Cures?
Cause:allergies: Cures:you symptoms points to allergies thus you need to see your primarymd to evaluate if you do have allergies and or irritants; what you are allergic to for avoidance, preventive measures, treatment and if you need further work up or a referral to an allergist. ...Read more
Nasal Congestion for 3 weeks and left zygoma bone pain for last 3 days. X-ray of sinuses show no sinusitis. What could this be? Left eye itches as well.
Jaw?: If you grind your teeth, the cheek pain may be from that. A normal x-ray may not however totally rule out a sinus infection. If the suspicion is strong enough, a trial with abx and/or a CT scan may be needed. Left eye itching and nasal congestion are likely from allergies. Have you tried a nasal steroid? If yes, consider seeing an allergist. ...Read more
Allergies: Itching of the eyeballs often seasonal can be helped by the use of antihistamine eye drops that may be purchased over the counter. Examples are Zaditor ™ and Alaway™. These may be used twice daily. For more serious allergic conditions, an examination to review the eyes will be Necessary. Additionally, if you're aware of what triggers the allergic symptoms, avoidance is best. Good luck. ...Read more
Sounds like allergic: Sounds like an allergic response to something, either cream, eaten, or somehow in contact with! You need to investigate for the offending agent. ...Read more
What to do if I have pink under my left eye. Really itches and it is now suddenly getting crusty?
Allergic dermatitis: Itching is classically associated with allergies. Seasonal or contact may result in ocular symptoms. The scaling may be associated with rubbing or may be secondary to the allergy. ...Read more
Itchiness, is not very specific symptom for an eye infection. Most of the time itchy eyes are related to allergies.
Dry eye also can cause itchy eyes.
You need to see your eye doctor to diagnose you with the right cause for itchy eyes. ...Read more
See your doctor: Eyes are sensitive barometers of you and environment you are in, will read your allergens you are exposed, see your doctor to fine the cause to treat you. ...Read more
Allergy or infection: It may be an allergic reaction to food, makeup, soap, insect sting. It also may be an infection of the eye or surrounding skin. Also a nerve infection or irritation may cause itching. Herpes can also cause itching and if it is in the eye needs immediate treatment as that may affect permanent damage to the eyesight. ...Read more
We need more info: What conditions were you treated for and what type of eye drops are you using. ...Read more
Eyelid tenderness: What products do you use on your lashes. Also it you have allergies the eyelids are a common area to notice irritation. Try not to rub the skin and watch what products you use on your hands, eyelid irritation is often due to skin care products used on the hands such as nail polish and artificial nails. ...Read more
He's eyes are blurry and after he is washing his eye it itches. Like he's having sand in the eye.
I have white bumps around the corner of my eye and it hurts really bad to blink and it itches a lot?
Bumps: Without checking you a doctor can't be sure so see your doctor. Hopefully it is only an allergic response. ...Read more
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