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Could it be something bad if I have red eyes?

Could it be something bad if I have red eyes?

Possibly: Eyes are red from dryness, infection, interior inflammation, bleeding, and other causes. If the vision is diminished you need evaluation immediately. If the eye is painful you need evaluation very soon. Your ophthalmologist can sort this out. ...Read more

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Why is it bad to worry about waking up with a headache and red eyes?

Why is it bad to worry about waking up with a headache and red eyes?

Type of headache?: Typically when patients wake up with peri-orbital "headaches" with red eyes, a sinus congestion/allergy type of reaction is probably responsible. This is of course if there are no other neurologic or ophthalmic symptoms. Headache evaluation takes us a a short amount of time but there are a dozen questions we ask to delineate the cause, so it is best to consult your pcp for evaluation. ...Read more

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I have chylamdia and chylamdia conjuctivits i was treated at the ER for a sever burning when i pee as well as very red eyes i was given 1g of azithromicin and also a shot of another antibiotic it has been 2 days and i still have a bad burn in urine im won

I have chylamdia and chylamdia conjuctivits i was treated at the ER for a sever burning when i pee as well as very red eyes i was given 1g of azithromicin and also a shot of another antibiotic it has been 2 days and i still have a bad burn in urine im won

More time: You may need to give the medications more time to work. You may still be able to transmit the infection to a partner for 7 days after treatment as well, so you should not expect to be well after 2 days. ...Read more

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Why has my ophthamologist been unsuccessful in treating my painful red eye, could it be something really bad?

Why has my ophthamologist been unsuccessful in treating my painful red eye, could it be something really bad?

Yes: A painful red eye can be caused by many things. To begin to mention them would only be speculation in your case. If your ophthalmologist is unable to relieve your painful red eye make sure he has fully explained to you what he believes is the cause and how he is treating the condition. Then ask why is it that you feel no better. If these questions are not answered well. Seek a 2nd opinion. ...Read more

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What to do if I had a photo taken of me on christmas and noticed that What to do if I had one red eye and one white eye! is that a bad thing?

What to do if I had a photo taken of me on christmas and noticed that What to do if I had one red eye and one white eye! is that a bad thing?

Eye exam: The difference could be just in the light reflection from positioning of the camera. But it could also be something more serious like a cataract present in one eye. The difference between the two eyes certainly warrants a thorough eye exam by an ophthalmologist, even if you don't notice anything unusual with your vision. ...Read more

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Could I have uvertis even though eye exam was good?didnt ask about redness since inside eye was good. Side of eyes are red Eyes white before June.

Uveitis=pain: Uveitis usually is associated with significant pain not just redness. If you saw an ophthalmologist and they performed a complete exam of your eye they should have been able to see the other findings of uveitis. More common causes of redness that has been going on for several months are allergic reactions, dust exposure, sun exposure, and lack of sleep. ...Read more

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Red eyes from sinus infection..How to reduce the redness?

Red eyes from sinus infection..How to reduce the redness?

Depends on the cause: There are many causes of redness of the eyes. Several types of inflammatory conditions, allergic reactions, detergents, chemicals, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause redness of the eyes. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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