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I blew my nose after a contusion forcing air into my eyelid, what do I do?

I blew my nose after a contusion forcing air into my eyelid, what do I do?

Visit ER or doctor: A person with air going into the skin after a nose bruising may have a cracked bone at the nose or sinuses. If he has trouble moving or closing an eye, if pain is significant, or there is watery liquid dripping from the nostril, he should see a doctor right away. Otherwise, a next-day visit with his primary or ENT doctor is needed. Meanwhile, he avoids blowing his nose. Antibiotics likely needed. ...Read more

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Bottom eyelid swollen hurts to blink what could it be? I was wearing make up & was inside in the hot and went out to the fresh air could tht cause it

Bottom eyelid swollen hurts to blink what could it be? I was wearing make up & was inside in the hot and went out to the fresh air could tht cause it

No: Swollen eyelids indicate irritation, infection, allergic reaction, etc. Need to have it to checked out if does not resolve or worsens
in someone young, higher chance for being a stye, or a bite or allergic reaction if otherwise healthy and no trauma. ...Read more

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There is air in my upper left eyelid and its soar and red and im wondering how to get rid of it like if there is any home remedies that I can try?

There is air in my upper left eyelid and its soar and red and im wondering how to get rid of it like if there is any home remedies that I can try?

Eyelid infection: You should have it checked by an Opthalmologist, sound like you have an infection and probably needs treatment. ...Read more

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Should I be worried if it feels like there is a small air pocket between my lower eyelid and my eyeball?

Should I be worried if it feels like there is a small air pocket between my lower eyelid and my eyeball?

Air: In the area beneath the eyelid, there is connective tissue, fat, and muscle. Air generally does not enter this space, unless there is severe eye trauma. ...Read more

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How to pass the air puff eye test?

How to pass the air puff eye test?

Glaucoma test: The "air puff" test is just a method to measure the pressure inside your eyeball. High pressures may require additional work up. Without medication or surgical intervention, you cannot lower you eye pressure to "pass" the test. ...Read more

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How unsafe is it to blow air into your own eye?

How unsafe is it to blow air into your own eye?

Usually not: Unless the air is coming at a high pressure, blowing air into the eyes will not cause any significant harm except for a mild drying effect. Higher pressure situations may cause a corneal abrasion, which should be evaluated by an ophthalmologist. Low pressure air may cause a dry sensation or a temporary sensation that something is in the eye. ...Read more

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I never worked in air conditioning room. Now I have to be. My body temperature suddenly increasing. Eye swelled three times in this week help me.

I never worked in air conditioning room. Now I have to be. My body temperature suddenly increasing. Eye swelled three times in this week help me.

Sounds like classic: Cold uritcaria. This occurs when a person can be considered "allergic" to cold temperatures, manifesting itself in various ways, skin swelling being one of the major reactions such as your eyes. You may consider a Cold Stimulation Test from an Allergy specialist. You may also consider taking an antihistamine like loratadine or cetirizine, or even ranitidine before your shift starts to see if it helps ...Read more

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Can you tell me how the meps eye exam work for the air force?

Can you tell me how the meps eye exam work for the air force?

Here are the: Military vision standards: http://usmilitary. About. Com/od/joiningthemilitary/a/eyes. Htm ...Read more

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What kind of damage can happen if sprayed in the eye with a can of air?

What kind of damage can happen if sprayed in the eye with a can of air?

Depends: Depends on the distance from the eye, the pressure in the can and any contaminants in the can. If very powerful, fully loaded and close up, one might do siginficant damage. A single casual blast of canned air perhaps might do no harm and be of no consequence. I would caution to avoid this activity or risk. ...Read more

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I feel like there's a air bubble in my eye, every single day when I blink it makes a click noise and goes away but then comes back what is it??

I feel like there's a air bubble in my eye, every single day when I blink it makes a click noise and goes away but then comes back what is it??

Inside or outside ey: The symptoms may be a problem on the outside of the Eye rather the inside of the eye. It may be tendons on the muscles the turn the eye from side to side. I can't say for sure but this can be evaluated by your ophthalmologist as a start. ...Read more

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Why do I have an air bubble on my eye ball and my eye us red?

Why do I have an air bubble on my eye ball and my eye us red?

Air bubble: This bubble is probably a conj cyst...A benign swelling on the surface of the eye due to irritation, such as dryness, allergy, or a contact lens....Try systabe drops 3 times per day...If not better in aday or two, call your local eye doctor. ...Read more

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Is it possible that my eye problems derive from my allergy to dust in the air?

Is it possible that my eye problems derive from my allergy to dust in the air?

Ocular allergies: Without any description of what eye problems you are having unable to answer except that the eyes can certainly be affected by air borne allergens. ...Read more

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I can suck air through a hole in my gum is this normal? The hole is not visible by the naked eye it does not hurt and sound as if someone is whistling

I can suck air through a hole in my gum is this normal? The hole is not visible by the naked eye it does not hurt and sound as if someone is whistling

Damage gums: Gum disease is an insidious slowly progressive destructive process. Sounds like you need the immediate services of a gum/bone specialist, a aperiodontst ...Read more

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I like to blow air through my eyes if I plug my nose and blow really hard, I can get air to come out of the corner of my eye. It doesn't happen all of the time - only when I really concentrate and push extra hard. Anway, recently after doing this for so

I like to blow air through my eyes if I plug my nose and blow really hard, I can get air to come out of the corner of my eye. It doesn't happen all of the time - only when I really concentrate and push extra hard. Anway, recently after doing this for so

While: While your friends may find this entertaining, there are some disadvantages to what you are doing. You may inadvertently plug the tear-drainage duct with mucus, which would cause your eye to water chronically. In addition, the high pressure you describe may damage delicate nasal tissues and lead to infection. If your pain persists, you should see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Can humidity level in the air affect dry eye after lasik?

Humid: Yes. If you live in a very dry area, you may feel drier after lasik. Most people will feel drier than usual for a few months after lasik surgery.. ...Read more

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Does the air force allow someone with correctional eye surgery to be a pilot?

Does the air force allow someone with correctional eye surgery to be a pilot?

The Air Force, Navy: And Marines have almost the same requirements. Here is a link to the specific requirements for you that can give you more details than the space here allows: http://usmilitary. About. Com/cs/genjoin/a/pilotvision. Htm

The short answer is yes in most cases. ...Read more

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Are there any non-prescription eye drops that help, with the wildfire smoke in the air?

Are there any non-prescription eye drops that help, with the wildfire smoke in the air?

Yes: Artificial tears are a good source to utilize for helping the ocular surface. Basically a dilutional effect with the added tears will aide the debris elimination of your tear-blink mechanism. I also recommend protective eyeglasses and decreasing exposure to the smoke as much as possible. ...Read more

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The last 3days I noticed that when I blow my nose I can feel air or something coming from the corner of my left eye?

The last 3days I noticed that when I blow my nose I can feel air or something coming from the corner of my left eye?

Nose blowing: Hello, after a sneeze or nose blow, the air typically travels thru your nose and out. If you contain your sneeze within you nose or blow forcefully, the air will find another route out. A less traveled path would be through your lacrimal duct in a antegrade or backward path towards the corner of your eye. ...Read more

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Optometrist uses puff air to measure eye pressure and opthomologist says that is not an accurate test. Is that right?

Optometrist uses puff air to measure eye pressure and opthomologist says that is not an accurate test. Is that right?

Ocular Pressure: The puff of air that optometrist use measures the response of the eye to the puff of air, the doctor can make a rough estimate of the intraocular pressure. The one an ophthalmologist measures is more accurate because he touches the eye directly, that way obtaining a better/acurate measurement. ...Read more

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I had 23hrs long air travel. It was my first air travel. I had ache on upper side of left eye. My coughs have dry blood in it. Should I be worried?

I had 23hrs long air travel. It was my first air travel. I had ache on upper side of left eye. My coughs have dry blood in it. Should I be worried?

Don't worry: Your symptoms are most likely due to the changes in air pressure while you were flying. You may also be dehydrated which very commonly occurs with long flights. Drink lots of fluids (no caffeine or alcohol) and rest. Take Tylenol (acetaminophen) as needed for discomfort. If your symptoms have not improved in 2-3 days, see a doctor. ...Read more

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I use my Macbook Air for many hours, writing/reading. Are Gunnar glasses (or the like) useful to reduce eye strain? Or is f.lux a better option? Thanks

I use my Macbook Air for many hours, writing/reading. Are Gunnar glasses (or the like) useful to reduce eye strain? Or is f.lux a better option? Thanks

Gunnar glasses???: Not familiar with that. You are correct to be concerned about long hours on the Macbook affecting your eyes. For proper advice you should consult with an optometrist. ...Read more