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Extremely Red And Painful Eye Sensitive To Light
Painful eye, sensitive to light and watering. Slightly bloodshot and red round the iris. Had a similar thing last year was told it may be allergy?
Likely iritis: I would say you have recurrent inflammation of the anterior segment called Iritis (Uveitis), likely related to your systemic condition of low back pain. If you know you have ankylosing spondylitis (inflammatory arthritis of the low back), then this is associated w/ it. You need a complete ophthalmological exam by an Eye MD, who will evaluate & treat. With a recurrent history, you need a work up. ...Read more
Light sensitivity or photophobia means when the bright light or sun bothers your eye. This can be from very dry eye with cornea surface issue, corneal scratch or ulcer, and eye inflammation from iritis. This happens due to iris spasm. Iris is like an aperture of camera open and close based ...Read more
I seem to have blepharitis & my eyes get very red, painful, and sensitive to light after wearing contacts. Any suggestions? Would daily contacts help?
Blepharitis & Contac: t lens wear do not go together! This is a recipe for disaster, as the bacteria involved with causing blepharitis will end up under your contact lens, and create a vicious cycle. Best to wear glasses, and get the blepharitis completely under control. Throw those contaminated lens away. See your eye doctor. Have your blepharitis/ dry eyes evaluated & treated properly.Cut down your computer time too. ...Read more
Red itchy painful eyes. Watery. Sensitive to light woke up and could barely open eyes. Very painful. Pink eye?
Possible: Recommend to see doctor for proper eval and - eyedrops.We would need more nfo on your symptoms. ...Read more
Many possible causes: You should see an ophthalmologist to manage this issue. There are many possible causes of redness and sensitivity to light. ...Read more
Eye MD: See an ophthalmologist to manage this problem. ...Read more
I have a problem with my eye it’s very strained and also has become very sensitive to light. It’s also very red and looks as it a part of it was cut ?
Is it normal to be hit in the eye for football and still be sensitive to light and see red a week later?
Suddenly i woke up with a swollen eyelid, my eyes are not red and i don't feel any pain. My eyes started to get sensitive to light.
My eye is watery red burning and sensitive to light i had no injury to the eye i can't open it or it's intense burning. It's worse over 3 days?
All night my eye has been leaking tears and is now all red, sensitive to light and hurts. Do i need to see a doctor? This has never happened before I do not think it is pink eye it does not itch and there was no crusty stuff. It just hurts and is sensitiv
My eyes are red and sensitive to light and gets really teary. How can I tell if it's a corneal abrasion or an eye infection and how do I fix it?
See an opthamologist: See an eye doctor. A corneal abrasion usually causes reflex closing of the eye and it hurts so badly when the eye is open. Eye infections usually have swelling andor eye discharge. There are some other conditions too that may present like an infection but are not so see the eye doctor. ...Read more
What is the best thing to take for a burning red eye that is sensitive to light and a little bit of a runny nose?
Constant tearing from the eye, painful eyeball, redness of the eye and light sensitivity. Suddenly these have occurred. What can it be?
Need exam: Your symptoms sound compatible with an inflammatory process such as uveitis (intraocular inflammation). An examination by an ophthalmogist is necessary to diagnose and treat your symptoms. It's also possible you have a blocked nasolacrimal duct with tearing and a red eye, but photophobia is not a symptom of this, and there is also painful swelling of the inner corner of the eyelid/nose region. ...Read more
Head went from feeling pressure and blood rushing to a painful feeling behind my eye. I am also sensitive to light now i tried tylenol (acetaminophen) what happened?
Headache: Headaches can come in different ways. Sometimes it can be in part of your head and if it is behind your one eye and the eye is tearing it is called "horner" syndrome. It could also be an atypical migraine if you have a history of migraines. If you start having vision issues or it keeps coming back go see your primary care doc for further help! ...Read more
See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more
Individual sensitive: While it is true that lighter colored eyes on average tend to be more light sensitive, many with brown eyes are also light sensitive and you fall in that category. As long as the eyes are not diseased and the vision is good, then you don't have to worry about this although you might carry sunglasses with you more often. ...Read more
Ophthalmic exam: You may consult your doctor. It coud be many reason or not. ...Read more
Contact lenses: Contact lenses are foreign, highly milled plastic polymers that correct refractive errors. A proper fit is very important. Many factors can interfere with a comfortable contact lens fit including: too tight a fit, too dry an eye, excessive protein deposits on contact lens, overwear, viral or bacterial infection, contact lens allergy just to name a few. All these can increase sensitivity. ...Read more
With a break in the: use early on for stsge I and for those that progress stage ...Read more
Could use your help docs! my eyes are very sensitive to light and they tear almost everyday is there anything i can do?
Get an eye exam: Dry eye commonly causes a variety of symptoms such as grittiness, light sensitivity, eye fatigue, fluctuating vision, and even tearing. Tearing that occurs when the eyes are dry as a baseline is called reflex tearing. The eyes suddenly pour out tears in response to the dryness. These tears are not usually very lubricating. Other conditions such as eye inflammation and glaucoma can also cause this. ...Read more
See your doc: Sounds like you're feverish. The cause could be a number of things, some of which are serious. I would recommend seeing your doctor asap. ...Read more
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