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Can I Protect My Burning Eyes From Pollen High Count
Many treatments: If ur burning eyes r truly from pollen allergies, there are different ways u can try to help ur symptoms. Wearing goggles when u work in the yard, using artificial tears, for starters. Antihistamine eye drops, and antihistamine pills can help. Then when it is bad, allergy shots. Ask your local allergist to help you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pollen is the equivalent of sperm for a plant. It is a genetically active product, seen on flowers usually, which the plants with the assistance of birds, bats and insects as well as the wind, uses to fertilize the egg of the plant to ensure a next generation. It also can be irritating, functioning as an allergen, leading to sneezing ...Read more
I have had a low grade fever (99.5, I usually run around 98) with a headache, dry burning eyes and mild joint pain for a month. WBC count not elevated?
Need more info: I would need more information, including other symptoms, medical history, family history, other lab tests done to help provide you with medical advice. Given duration of your symptoms, more lab work than a CBC would be indicated. Which lab work would depend on other information. Follow up with your clinician or participate in a Live HealthTap Consult. Take Care! ...Read more
Allergies: Consider having your parents take you to a doctor to look at your eyes, check for infection. However if this has been going on for a long time ask your parents about over the counter allergy medicine. ...Read more
Lubricating drops: The eyes are very sensiive to bleach fumes and will water excessively when exposed which gets rid of most of the bleach. If you vision is clear, the eyes are not particularly red and there is no pain, you can just use over the counter lubricating eye drops to help flush out the rest. If there is any problem, see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Many possibilities : Are you still wearing your contact lenses? If so you may want to decrease wearing time. Also, are your eyes dry? If so you may want to use artificial lubricants available over the counter. If these remedies to not work then you should see your local eyecare professional. ...Read more
Depends on cause: The most common reason for burning eyes is eye dryness and there are lots of eyedrops in your pharmacy for this. Less common is allergy and you can find anti-allergy drops as well. If your vision is undisturbed and there is no pain, no light sensitivity and no discharge, then try one of these. If that does not work, consult with your ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Inflammation: Eyes get especially sensitive to light when they are inflamed on the surface or have inflammation inside (termed uveitis). If you have just had this start, especially if the vision is disturbed and/or the eyes are very red, you need to see an ophthalmologist right away to get a diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more
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