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Can I protect my burning eyes from pollen high count ?

Dr. Anlin Xu Dr. Xu
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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 more

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Pollen (Definition)

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


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I have an allergy when I am exposed to unusually low temperature. How can I prevent the red, itchy things coming out from my skin? Any natural cure?

I have an allergy when I am exposed to unusually low temperature. How can I prevent the red, itchy things coming out from my skin? Any natural cure?

Cold hives: It sounds like you have cold urticaria (hives). The symptoms can usually be controlled with avoidance of cold exposure and antihistamines. See an allergist for evaluation. ...Read more

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What allergy eye drops can I purchase to relieve itchy eyes due to the high pollen count during the summer?

What allergy eye drops can I purchase to relieve itchy eyes due to the high pollen count during the summer?

Antihistamine: While lubricating drops help some, antihistamines drops do the most for eye allergy symptoms, including itching & watering. There are many over-the-counter antihistamine products to choose from. Older products may be combined with decongestants which decrease redness; however, overuse of these products may cause increased rebound redness. Plain antihistamine drops are your best bet for itching. ...Read more

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If I have grass allergies, how can I protect my eyes from pollen?

If I have grass allergies, how can I protect my eyes from pollen?

Stay indoors: Not to be trite, but avoiding an environmental trigger will help. Plants pollinate in the early morning and in the later afternoon. Limiting your outdoor exposures at that time will help. However, better options can be given by an allergist who can either recommend medication or desensitization. ...Read more

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What damage can high blood pressure have on eyes? Whites of my eyes get blurry & blood red. I think it is my blood pressure but others say allergies.

What damage can high blood pressure have on eyes? Whites of my eyes get blurry & blood red. I think it is my blood pressure but others say allergies.

Significant damage: Hypertension may cause damage to the retina by damaging the blood supply to the retina. This can cause retinal hemorrhage, blurring of vision and even complete loss of vision. Also, can cause optic neuropathy. It can also lead to fluid build up in the choroid, needing surgery. Allergy presents with runny nose, reddening of conjunctiva and sclera, itching and watering of eyes, sneezing etc. ...Read more

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In what way can I stop my eyes from tearing from allergies?

In what way can I stop my eyes from tearing from allergies?

Several ways.: If the allergen trigger has been identified, then avoid if possible. Over the counter eye drops that can provide relief include ketotifen or other antihistamine or decongestant eye drops. To make sure it is allergy, an eye doctor can perform an exam. If symptoms are persistent or recurrent, see an allergist to develop a long term treatment plan that may include prescription eye drops. ...Read more

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Itchy red circles under eye n around could be from one of these I got Low pottasuim, low vitaminD,low sugar, low iron?

Itchy red circles under eye n around could be from one of these I got Low pottasuim, low vitaminD,low sugar, low iron?

Low levels: Surely if your doctor has told you of low blood test values she/he has prescribed appropriate treatment. If that treatment is not working you need to go back to your doctor. By the way, how do you know you have low blood sugar and is any doctor looking after it? Have you seen an Endocrinologist about this? ...Read more

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Hi my name is francisco I'm 25 Okay so yesterday I was doing some welding and I believe I have welders burn in my eyes I woke up this morning with my eyes blood shot red watery eyes they get really irritating when I'm exposed to bright lights I have mild

Hi my name is francisco I'm 25 
Okay so yesterday I was doing some welding and I believe I have welders burn in my eyes I woke up this morning with my eyes blood shot red watery eyes they get really irritating when I'm exposed to bright lights I have mild

Ophthalmologist: Eye burns are serious matters and prompt examination and treatment by an ophthalmologist is needed. I trust you'll wear protective eye wear in the future. If you can't get an appointment go to an emergency room of an eye clinic or,at least, go to the hospital emergency room now. ...Read more

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I suffer from dry eyes and Hashimoto. Had a blood test done: my eosinophils are really high (864). Crusty nose, skin rashes. What is it ?

I suffer from dry eyes and Hashimoto. Had a blood test done: my eosinophils are really high (864). Crusty nose, skin rashes. What is it ?

?eosinophillic syndr: If your eosinophill count is high once it could be as simple as an allergy or infection. If your eosinophils are staying high there are other concerns. These are rare diseases which can affect one part of the body or affect you head to toe. With the history you described Churgg Strauss vasculitis comes to mind. These problems require an extensive history and exam, and lab to diagnose. ...Read more

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How do you stop an upset stomach from ketones when you flushed all them out. My blood sugar is 210 it came down from 500+ and on top of this I have an ear infection.

How do you stop an upset stomach from ketones when you flushed all them out. My blood sugar is 210 it came down from 500+ and on top of this I have an ear infection.

Problems: Your blood sugar level at 210 is way too high and needs careful attention. Your age is a critical issue. If your diabetes levels are less than about 70-150 and you have started the meds before age 30, that is OK. If your levels begin much later and your blood sugar is high you need even more attention. I don't know your age or weight but you MUST see an Endocrinologist. ...Read more

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My child is 9 months and I can tell he has allergies due to watering of eyes and sneezing and running nose. What can I give him?

My child is 9 months and I can tell he has allergies due to watering of eyes and sneezing and running nose. What can I give him?

Antihistamines...: You are right there. Your child is extremely young though and should be evaluated for proper recommendations on choice and dosing of antihistamine along with recommendation on how his exposure to triggering allergens can be controlled. ...Read more

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How can I reduce the pressure and pain felt behind my eyes and on my gums when I get congested from allergies ?

Dr. Al Hegab Dr. Hegab
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How can I reduce the pressure and pain felt behind my eyes and on my gums when I get congested from allergies ?

? Chronic sinusitis: first use saline nasal wash often, if not hypertensive, use OTC decongestant medicine, not the decongestant sprays, eventually you have to see your doctor, who might give prescription medications or refer you to ENT /allergist ...Read more

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My eyes feel dark because I inhaled alot of insect killer. What can I do to make my eyes return back to the normal eye brightness level?

My eyes feel dark because I inhaled alot of insect killer. What can I do to make my eyes return back to the normal eye brightness level?

Mgt: If there has been a change in your eyesight, it is urgent to wash your eyes with saline ( such as contact lenses solution), and follow up with your physician. If you are having breathing problems, please see the ED. ...Read more

Burning Eyes (Definition)

Burning eyes is a symptom that patients may use to describe their eye pain related to dry eye or blepharitis. Patients with eye injuries or following eye surgery may also report eye burning. The treatment depends on the ...Read more