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Cold In Eye Home Remedy
Dentist just told that I had bumps on my lula. Is there a home remedy to use. I have had a cold that felt like I would hear myself in my head. Have a?
Rest / fluids / rest:
Best remedy for a head cold is to rest and drink plenty of fluids. Despite years of extensive research the most effective medicine is rest and fluids. Your body and immune system should take care of the rest.
Hope that helps. ...Read more
My left ear is plugged where I can't hear very good. I did have a head cold a week ago and this is what I have left. What to do what home remedy or drugstore cure for a plugged ear from a head cold or sinuses
Plugged: Plugged ears after a cold is very common. This may be due to swelling of the eustachian tube so that the ear cannot equalize pressure or from direct inflammation of the middle ear. If there is no active infection in the ear, then the best treatment is just waiting for it to recover. Some people may get benefit from over-the-counter decongestants. Your doctor may start a nasal steroid spray. There is no proof that these speed recovery. Unfortunately, symptoms can lst 2-3 months. If there is persistent fluid in the middle ear past that time, an ear tube may need to be placed. ...Read more
Probably not: This depends on the extent of any injury. I f you got poked and are having pain, you probably scratched or bruised your eye and may need medical attention. Sunglasses and over the counter pain meds may prove helpful. ...Read more
Eye & contact care: Be sure you're cleaning and using your contacts as directed by your eye doctor. Consider switching to daily disposable contacts if you use monthly contacts. Consider wearing your glasses more often to give your eyes more breaks from the contacts. Consider other causes, such as allergies or "pink eye". If you're not improving on your own, please talk w/ your eye doctor. ...Read more
Is there a home remedy for black lines under my eyes. They've been there for years. I'm a male. I'm 18 years old.
Not to put too fine: A point on it, showgirls here in lv have told me for years that preparation h works better than anything else to shrink under-eye dilated blood vessels. ...Read more
I had dark circles under my eyes (i was 8 years I had them)? Any home remedy to remove them? They are very old about 12 years? Causes also?
Dark circles are one of the most common complaints we ophthalmologists see. Most common cause is lack of sleep or tiredness. Other rare causes are allergies, thyroid disease and possible renal disease.
No home remedies recommend other than plenty of rest. Have your primary dr. Check thyroid and kidneys. ...Read more
One of my eyes is closed more than the other. How can I fix that without having surgery? I would prefer not to buy any products and use a home remedy.
Hi, I have dark circles around my eyes. When I make my photo my eyes are appeared but as a dark spots. Please give me some home remedy?
Dark circle under I: Swelling, blood vessal dilating/breaking as area is very sensitive. Check for food allergies milk, others (avoid milk x 1 week) or seasonal allergies, eczema use zyrtec, nasal sprays astelin. Elevate head of bed to drain. Eat well veggies, sleep well no smkoing, check B12 home remedies ice under eye for 1-2 minutes constricts vessals, cucumber or potatoe slices. Use concealer f/u w/doc ...Read more
Warm compresses: A stye is basically an inflamed oil gland on your eyelid -- and many go away by themselves. You can put warm compresses over the affected area 3-4 times/day for 10 to 15 minutes to help drain the stye, and to remove the infection from the oil gland. If you've been using eye makeup, throw it away since it can re-expose you to infection. If no improvement in a few days, see your eye doctor. ...Read more
Cold compresses: Cold compress may help with festoons, but fat prolapse and hollowing are a surgical problem. ...Read more
Pink eye is a problem. It is only a term that says the eyes are reddish pink. Usually due to a mild viral infection, the eyes may become "reddish pink" in other severe conditions, like uveitis, acute glaucoma as well. Therefore, a diagnosis by an ophthalmologist is essential. Assuming that it is pink eye, just warm moist compresses may suffice.
Diagnosing is the most challenging part. ...Read more
I'm having same issue with clear film around eye. I'd this serious enough to go to emergency room or is there a home remedy?
Chemosis: What you are probably noticing is a separation of the skin of the eye (conjunctiva) from the eyeball. This is usually painless and caused by an allergic reaction that comes on and disappears quickly. Rather than a film, it is actually a swelling of the tissues of the conjunctiva that looks a bit like a blister. You can use over-the- counter decongestant drops a couple of times/day. ...Read more
Allergies: Allergies cause swollen eyelids. Cold compress can relieve the swelling. Over-the-counter allergy medicine, such as loratidine (claritin) ; eyedrops help relieve it. Zaditor (ketotifen) is a good eye drop for itching. If it persists or gets worse go to your doctor. It could also be other problems. ...Read more
Sleep: The best treatment for dark circle under the eyes if not other pathology exists is rest. ...Read more
Naph con a: If your symptoms are due to allergies naph con a helps with allergic eyes. ...Read more
The sides of my nose are red and so is the side of my eyes. Is there a home remedy for this redness?
I have a wart right under my eye, do I have to get it medically removed or is there an at home remedy?
Would encourage: Dermatologic evaluation. The provider can determine exactly what the lesion is as well as treating it. ...Read more
What is the best remedy for white heads on the nose and cheek (near the eyes). Good medicine or home remedy? Is better?
Cleanser: I would start with a gentle cleanser like cetaphil. Use that daily for a month and see if you notice an improvement. After that I might try an over the counter cream which contains a drug called benzoyl peroxide. If those things do not work then discuss with your doctor. Sometimes prescription creams or even oral medications can help. ...Read more
Yes: Witch hazel is a well used home remedy (when I was a kid, a bottle of distilled was in every medicine cabinet). The herb is astringent and anti-inflammatory, and is used topically for a variety of skin problems (acne, itchy or oily skin) on wounds and bruises, and more. It constricts capillaries beneath the skin, so many people swear by it for puffy eyes. ...Read more
I think I have sore eyes/pink eyes. What home remedy should I do and what medicine to immediately relieve the soreness, gritty feeling, redness?
Dry eye syndrome: Your eyes may be dry and therefore can be helped with ocular lubricants, such as refresh tears, systane ultra, genteal mild to moderate level. These drops may be used every 3 to 4 hours as needed. Also humidification of your local living environment, sleeping with windows closed, fans off, clean vacuumed bedroom may also help. Dietary fishoil or flaxxseed oil may help. If not better, c eye md. ...Read more
Is there any home remedy for chronic, recurring pink eye with severe eye pain and pressure right above infected eye?
No: You will need to see a doctor to find out what is going on and for management of these problems. ...Read more
My 6 month baby woke up today morning with an eye allergy... he is getting tears f on his left eye and its swollen. Please advice on home remedy.
Should be seen: Swelling of the eye can be a periorbital infection, less likely is eye allergy. Especially with only one eye involved and with swelling as you describe. If the area around the eye is red, hot or becoming more swollen you need immediate medical attention for your baby. ...Read more
I need a diy or home remedy substitute for eye drops. My right eye feels like there's an eyelash stick but there's nothing but redness. Help please!
Use OTC drops: It's not a good idea to make up your own eye drops as a substitute for commercially prepared drops. In the past, soft contact lens wearers used to prepare their own saline solutions with salt tablets. They had a higher risk of developing bad eye infections because of having no preservatives in the drops to prevent contamination. You can rinse your eye out with tap water if needed. ...Read more
Yesterday I saw eye doc. Diluted eye exam showed eyes are good free from disease except some eye inflammation. What caused that. Any otc/home remedy?
No: "eye inflammation"is not normal. It is a very non-specific diagnosis. Ask your doctor what he meant. ...Read more
Had eyes closed washing face, hand slipped n poked eye, but eye was closed! But eye hurts now from poke. Dr. visit? Home remedy?
Wait and Watch: Wait&watch, it is unlikely that you caused serious injury as long as your vision is ok. But if pain persists or any visual difficulty then consult ophthalmologist. Blunt trauma to eye can cause bleeding in Anterior Chamber (Space between cornea and Iris)&is painful&there will be visible blood in front of the eye&cause blurred vision. But you need significant blunt trauma like hit with a puck ...Read more
I am 24 and have tiny raised brown spots under my eyes along with acne on face. Why do I have these spots and kindly suggest a home remedy?
There are many causes of acne which is very common in young persons more in girls. Depending on individual skin types one may suggest some home remedies.
Consider good night sleep, exercise, fruits and vegitables (vitamin c) and not washing face too often (avoid hot water).
Use 4 tablets of asprin grind with cactus juice and apply over skin but avoid getting into eyes. ...Read more
See doctor: Your symptomscould be related to a serious medical issue. See a regular doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more
So if you have skipped sleeping and your eyes are now sore and red and blood shot what can you do other than eye drops? I'm looking for a home remedy.
Compresses: Ice pack or cool compresses to the eyes for a few minutes may help. You could try vasocon-A ophthalmic drops over the counter for relief. ...Read more
Is there an over-the-counter or home remedy for a swollen, itchy eye lid? My left eye is swollen and has been for a week. It itches too. Well, my eye lid is itchy not my eye itself. There isn't a knot or anything like that. My eye itself isn't red or
This: This is not time for a home remedy, you have already waited too long to get the situation evaluated by your physician. I suggest contacting your physician immediately for an evaluation. You run the ultimate risk of losing eyesight in that eye. ...Read more
I have two white pimples inside my lower eye lid. My eye is swollen and watery. How can I get rid of it or what are some home remedy I can try.?
Styes??: Warm compresses often help, but if there is swelling it's best to get checked to make sure there isn't an associated infection. Keep your hands off the area - as much as you may want to rub etc it only complicates the problem. See your doc to make sure that there isn't a bacterial infection that needs treatment. ...Read more
Remedies: Natural remedies for lice include the application of olive oil, petroleum jelly, mineral oil or mayonnaise to the head/ hair. These oil-based products smother the louse. However, there is no research to demonstrate treatment efficacy. Wash clothing or linens in hot water. Soak personal items like combs or brushes in hot water for at least 10 minutes (or throw them out if this is an option). ...Read more
Vinegar may help: Vinegar has been cited as a natural rx for head lice when applied to dry hair & massaged through it daily for a week. It does loosen the nits (egg casings) which should be combed out to prevent re-infection. Pickling vinegar or apple cider vinegar may work a bit faster than regular & you can always fall back on the otc products if this fails. ...Read more
I have purple bump that appears to be infected. Is there a home remedy to help the pimple come to a head?
Help for bump: Using a warm compress for 15-20 min several times a day might help it come to a head. You can take an anti inflammatory such as Motrin OTC as well which may help alleviate some of the pain/swelling. If it gets worse, see a doctor since you may need antibiotic or for it to be drained. Good luck! ...Read more