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Crusty Eyes Sore
Day after i drink alcohol i wake up with crusty eyes and sore fingers. Could this allergy or intolerance? If so what's in booze to cause this?
Viral infection: The combination of sore throat and crusty eyes is highly suggestive of a viral infection (pharyngitis plus conjunctivitis) for which there is no known treatment that will cure it. Standard advice is to stay well hydrated (drink plenty of fluids), take Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen for the pain, and apply hot/wet compresses to your eyes. Then just add a tincture of time. ...Read more
Sounds like a virus: Sore throat, crusty eyes and cough sound like a virus but not typical symptoms of the flu. Flu symptoms usually cause high fever, lethargy, body aches in the winter months depending on your location. If you are having difficulty swallowing due to your sore throat you may want to be seen to check for streptoccal pharyngitis. ...Read more
Very sore throat for 2 weeks with green mucus.Now the last 3 mornings i have been waking up with crusty eyes. Have taken cold & flu tablets no better?
Crusty rolling eyes: Crusting is a non-specific sign of eye irritation. It can be seen in dry eye, blepharitis, viral/bacterial conjunctivitis, and many other issues. This is usually not associated with the eyes rolling back so i would recommend seeing an eye doctor for a complete evaluation. ...Read more
Unrelated to crusts: Parinaud's syndrome is a number of symptoms associated with damage to a particular brain region that controls eye movements. These primarily include difficulty looking upward, a constant downward gaze, inability to coordinate eyes, and pupil malfunction.Parinaud's is caused by brain injury; increased pressure inside the head, stroke, or tumor. All are unrelated to conditions of the eye itself. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer