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Are there any good home remedies for itchy eyes?

Are there any good home remedies for itchy eyes?

No: The problem with home remedies is that it is unsafe to treat a symptom without knowing its specific cause. Itchy eyes, for example, can be caused by allergies or infections. Treating the wrong cause may allow the actual condition to become worse. It is always safest to see an eye doctor who can then tell you whether there are home remedies that can treat your particular condition. ...Read more

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Itchy Eyes (Definition)

Itchy eye is a clinical finding in which a person's eye has a sensation of non-painful ...Read more


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What is the most recommended remedy for itchy eyes and scratchy throat?

What is the most recommended remedy for itchy eyes and scratchy throat?

Antihistamine : You sound like you are having symptoms realted to environmental allergies. Itchy eyes (with redness, tearing, and irritation) along with a runny nose, sneezing and a scratchy throat are hallmarks of allergies. I would recommend an over the counter antihistamine like Claritin and a drop called zaditor (ketotifen). Cool compresses can also help with the eye itch. ...Read more

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Can you tell me some home remedies for bloodshot, itchy eyes?

Can you tell me some home remedies for bloodshot, itchy eyes?

Most likely due to: Allergies. Try over the counter allergy eye drops. I like zaditor (ketotifen) the best. They do sting when put in, only need to just two times a day. If this does not help contact an eye care doctor for an eye exam. ...Read more

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What is a home remdy for watery and itchy eyes?

What is a home remdy for watery and itchy eyes?

Warm compresses at: least 5 mins. a day in the morning. See eye doctor and then have them recommend the best therapy for blepharitis or blepharoconjunctivitis. You may need stronger drops. ...Read more

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Are there natural remedies for itchy eyes?

Are there natural remedies for itchy eyes?

Inside or out: Using moisturizing drops to rinse away irritants would be helpful. Aloe vera gel applied carefully on the eyelids would help eyelid itching (don't get let it get in the eye). Herbal supplement with stinging nettles and cinnamon have been helpful for control of itching from allergies. ...Read more

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Can you tell me any changes in diet or any organic remedies i could take for the itchy eyes?

Itchy eyes: Try rinsing with the eyes with clean tap water then placing a cold compress on them. Rinsing out the dust and pollen helps a lot by removing the cause of the itching. The coldness gives some immediate relief. There are other home remedies that are no longer recommended as standard of care, but it is a free country. If it weren't for the messed up legal environment, I could tell you about them. ...Read more

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What are good ways to get rid of itchy eyes?

What are good ways to get rid of itchy eyes?

Itchy eyes: If your symptoms are related to seasonal allergies you can try over the counter zaditor (ketotifen) eye drops. If your eyes are dry, you can get over the counter rewetting drops. ...Read more

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Are zirtek allergy tablets good? I have extremely itchy eyes at the moment.

Zyrtec (cetirizine) and allergy: If eyes itch due to allergies, over the counter antihistamines like zyrtec (cetirizine) may help. Eyes can also be itchy due to eczema or even conjunctivitis, a viral or bacterial infection of the eyes. In that case the whites of the eyes will be red and eyes will feel sticky in the morning when you wake up. If the itching is not relieved by an antihistamine, i suggest a visit to your doctor. ...Read more

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