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Allergy Bumps In Eyes
I have little white bumps under my eyes, have allergies, I take medicine but what can I do to make the white bumps go away?
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
I have bad allergies I take several meds, but I still get odd white like bumps around my eyes why?
Red painful bump on eyelid corner. I thought it may have been allergies because I scratched my eyes after playing with cat but it won't go away?
May just be a sty: A sty is an infected secretory gland in your eyelid. This common infection results from blocked glands within the eyelid. When the gland is blocked, the oil produced by the gland backs up and extrudes through forming a lump (chalazion), which can be red, painful, and nodular. Frequently, bacteria can infect this blocked gland. Apply a warm compress or washcloth to the affected area 4-6 x/day. ...Read more
Started using new under eye concealer 3 days ago. Burning, itching skin under eyes and under brow line. Swollen and red. Small bumps. No allergies.
I'm suffering from severe allergies n sinusitis. I have itchy eyes n nose n have developed bumps under my eyes. My normal antihistamines r not working?
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
I have itchy red bumps on legs, sneezing, itchy eyes, stuffy nose, minor wheezing. Am I having a severe or minor allergy attack?
Check it out: Sounds like a doc visit needed.Get a more detailed answer ›
A few possibilities: This could be due to allergies, dry eyes, or eye infections. The treatments are very different. For allergies, zaditor (ketotifen) is a good otc eye medicine. For dry eyes, lubricating tears are necessary. For infection, usually of the eyelids, start with eyelid warm compress and diluted baby shampoo scrubs. You should have a baseline exam with your eye doctor. ...Read more
The specific symptom of eye allergy? The good&safe eyedrop brand for it? Skin on top of eyecorner has many small bump (like mosquito bite), is it normal?
Please see: Please see an ophthalmologist to have your eyes checked because of the lesions at the corner of your eyes. ...Read more
Yesterday I noticed my left eye was red, I just assumed it was because of seasonal allergies, but now there is a small white bump there. Do I need to?
I feel eye irritation & slight pain when I take out my contacts, especially when I blink, and some sort of small bump in my eyelid. Allergy/chalazia?
Red, spotty, swollen face my son woke up with his eye swollen with bright red bumps that are very small. He also had those small, red bumps all around his mouth and chin. I gave him a dose of benedryl allergy this morning and the swelling around his eye
Doctor visit: Would really be a good idea just to have the doctor look at the little guy to make sure it isn't an infection. ...Read more
Maybe. Itching?: You will blink your eyes if they itch from allergies but blinking can be a symptom of many other eye problems like an infection, a foreign body, or sensitivity to strong light. Blinking can also be an involuntary nervous habit called a "tic" the photo is of "cobblestoning" on the lower eyelid, commonly seen in allergic conjunctivitis. ...Read more
Shiners: That term is used to refer to the redness that develops when allergic people get exposed to the allergens to which they're allergic, but more commonly referred to "allergic shiners". This is the dark circles under the eyes that result from nasal congestion. ...Read more
Immune reactions: The conjunctiva, the thin membrane on the inner surface of the eyelids and the white part of the eye, has lots of mast cells, which are the cells that react to allergens. So just as you get an allergic reaction in the nose, you get an allergic reaction in the eye as well. The eye is also connected to the nose through a small duct, and sometimes allergens can travel back and forth. ...Read more
Probably: Allergic problems with the eyes commonly follow a seasonal pattern and summers are a great time for the release of pollen and other allergens. Next time this happens, see your ophthalmologist if you need relief although most allergic eye disease is unpleasant but not dangerous and you could last through the season with over the counter anti-allergic drops. ...Read more
Avoid allergen, meds: If you know the cause of the allergic reaction, then by all means avoid it. If you need to treat it there are a variety of otc meds such as zaditor, (ketotifen) and ophcon a. Prescription help from your ophthalmologist such as Patanol is also useful and in serious cases, topical steroids can be prescribed. ...Read more
Probably not: You most likely have angular blepharitis... A condition in which bacterial waste products collect on your eyelids and create irritation. Use warm water and baby shampoo scrubs on your eyelids daily for relief. Sometimes antibiotics help also. ...Read more
1. Allergy eye drops - otc or prescription - if otc make sure they are 'antihistamine' drops
2. Wet cool washcloth
3. Eyelid scrubs
4. Sun glasses
5. Shower after being outside
6. Oral antihistamines (i.e. Zyrtec, claritin, (loratadine) allegra)
7. Allergy immunotherapy (i.e. Allergy shots). ...Read more
Puffy or swollen eyes can be caused by fluid retention, stress, allergies, hormone changes, and other factors.
Other times we get puffy eyes after sleeping. This can be caused by too much sodium in the diet, which causes water retention. Puffy eyes can also be caused by lack of sleep or excessive alcohol intake.
http://www. Eyehealthweb. Com/puffy-eyes/ ...Read more
Yes: Anything that disrupts tear film can lead to sudden dryness ; transient superficial discomfort. ...Read more
Dry eyes: Either blocked tear ducts (draining into the nose- usually one side only) or dry eyes can induce tearing. It may seem ironic that when the eyes produces insufficient amount to tear, excessive tearing occurs (this is from over-compensation of tear production when the eyes get too irritated from the lack of an even supply of tear). Artificial eye drops may help. If not see an eye doctor. ...Read more
Very much so: Pruritis (itchiness) of the skin and/or eyes is often allergy related. ...Read more
Airborne allergies: When airborne allergens such as animal dander, pollen, mold or even dust mite contact the moist surfaces of the eyes, it can lead to tearing, red, puffy and itchy eyes. If the person is significantly sensitive it can lead to mild facial swelling. An allergist can assist in determining the trigger in an effort to avoid future contact and provide recommendations on treatment such as antihistamines. ...Read more
Dryness!: The response to allergies breaks down the tear film, causing them to be more dry. Also the treatment, drops and preservatives as well as oral allergy medications dry out the surface of the eyes. Try preservative free artificial ters and oral omega - 3's. ...Read more
Possibly: The feeling of burning of the eye surface is common and actually most often due to eye dryness. If accompanied by redness and clear discharge, it might be allergic. If the vision is preserved and there is no pain, then you can try over the counter lubricating eyedrops for the dryness and anti-allergic drops for the possible allergy. If persistent, see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Yes...: Allergies can cause symptoms as you describe so see your doctor so this can be diagnosed and treated. ...Read more