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Can severe allergy cause eye and nasal pain and feeling of nystagmus?

Can severe allergy cause eye and nasal pain and feeling of nystagmus?

Feeling of nystagmus: I think so, yes, but nystagmus is not felt, it is seen. It is important which direction it is. It will be hard for you to see, but a bystander should see it, and a video of your eyes looking forward and in four directions would help someone who cannot see you face to face. Good luck! ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

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


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Been 2 two different eye docs. Both says allergies but red lines on eyes since July. Eye pain behind eyelid comes and goes.now seeing eyelashes. Why?

Been 2 two different eye docs. Both says allergies but red lines on eyes since July. Eye pain behind eyelid comes and goes.now seeing eyelashes. Why?

Blepharitis?: Inflammation of inner lining of eyelids can cause irritation of the eyeball, leading to redness. It can also cause the eyelashes to be redirected toward the eye so that they enter the field of vision. Your symptoms are suggestive of blepharitis. You should ask about this. Make sure you see an ophthalmologist (someone who treats eye disease), not just an optometrist (who just prescribes lenses). ...Read more

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Eye pain, eye floater 24x7, doctors says retina is good/ok?Very little myopia? From last 4months started after/as a allergy from ENT medication?

Eye pain, eye floater 24x7, doctors says retina is good/ok?Very little myopia? From last 4months started after/as a allergy from ENT medication?

Unlikely.: There is no association between your ear symptoms and your floaters. Ocular pain is not a feature of floaters. The symptoms you are experiencing are unrelated to each other. ...Read more

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My left eye hurts when looking to the right I have pretty bad allergies could that be it?

My left eye hurts when looking to the right I have pretty bad allergies could that be it?

No: Unless there is redness and itching in both eyes it is unlikely to be an allergy. Pain on eye motion is not an allergy. Have the eye evaluated. ...Read more

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My nose itches and eyes hurt. Could these be allergy symptoms?

My nose itches and eyes hurt. Could these be allergy symptoms?

Allergies: Sounds like allergies, but for a proper diagnosis you need to see a doctor to get examined. They may be related to a cold also. ...Read more

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What can people with high eye pressure, glaucoma take for seasonal allergies?

What can people with high eye pressure, glaucoma take for seasonal allergies?

Warning: Seasonal allergy meds may have a warning about glaucoma. This is relevant to narrow angle glaucoma patients, since it is theoretically possible to induce an angle closure attack if not already treated--check with your eye doctor to see if you are at risk. ...Read more

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What can people with high eye pressure, glaucoma take for seasonal allergies?

What can people with high eye pressure, glaucoma take for seasonal allergies?

Depends: If your glaucoma is an open angle type of glaucoma, then you can be free to use any medication. However if you have narrow angles, this may be contraindicated. It is best to ask your doctor which kind you have, and if it is narrow, ask if it is okay for you. Sometimes when narrow angle patients have been adequately treated, they can be able to use these meds. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Gold
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Eye Pain (Definition)

Depends on further explanation by history and findings on evaluation and examination. An ophthalmologist can resolve this issue ...Read more