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Can dry eye cause burning eyelids?

Can dry eye cause burning eyelids?

Yes: Depending upon the degree of dryness and the sensitivity of the eye, you can have burning of the lids, redness, irritation, crusting especially in the morning, blur and a host of other minor symptoms. Try using [over the counter lubricating drops and plain ointment at night. ...Read more

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Itching (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more


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Dryness with itch around mouth and left eye lid and mid nose?

Dryness with itch around mouth and left eye lid and mid nose?

Maybe excema: Soak the skin with cool water and quickly apply moisturizer and repeat ove r 2-3 times daily. 1% Hydrocortisone may be added to smooth and turnover the skin more quicky to improve the dry itchy skin. ...Read more

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Eyes are red, burning, watery, itching. Comes and goes. Upon waking sometimes also. Dry climate. Should I get dry eye or allergy eye drops?

Eyes are red, burning, watery, itching. Comes and goes. Upon waking sometimes also. Dry climate. Should I get dry eye or allergy eye drops?

Both: Use allergy drops to relieve itching and redness, and use lubricant drops to wash allergens out of the eye and provide wetness. ...Read more

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Dryness on eyes and nose?

Dryness on eyes and nose?

Allergy: I agree, allergy and or medication side affects. You also may be a little dehydrated. ...Read more

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Can eye contacts cause red and itchy eyes with white discharge?

Can eye contacts cause red and itchy eyes with white discharge?

Yes, others can too: While this can signify an infection associated with contact lens overwear, a red, itchy eye with whitish discharge is quite consistent with allergies. Cool compressed, artificial tears, otc allergy drops such as zaditor (ketotifen) or alaway or prescription drops such as Pataday are all effective means of treating this. ...Read more

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I am experiencing eye irritation and eye swelling/puffiness. Eye is also watery and then crusty. ?

I am experiencing eye irritation and eye swelling/puffiness. Eye is also watery and then crusty. 
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Eye irritation: You need to have your eye problem checked out by a physician. Could be "pink eye" or bacterial conjunctivitis. Or could an allergic reaction or viral infection...but usually symptoms occur in both eyes. Don't let this go. Please be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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What allergies cause facial itchiness and swelling of face and eyes?

What allergies cause facial itchiness and swelling of face and eyes?

Many: Swelling of the face and eyes can be from contact with a make up product, hair color etc, but can also be secondary to ingestion of either a medication or food that you are allergic to, so i would see a doctor sooner than later. ...Read more

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Irritated, burning eyes red along lid and corner. Infection or allergy?

Irritated, burning eyes red along lid and corner. Infection or allergy?

Blepharitis: Most likely cause is chronic blepharitis, a bacterial invasion of the tear glands in the lids. Hot compresses, regular cleaning of the lids and possibly antibiotics would help over the long term. Allergies usually cause itching rather than burning. ...Read more

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Allergic conjunctivitis?- itchy, dry eyes, alaway doesn't help. Cloudy vision. And swelling of conjunctiva. Ragweed. Hypersensitive for allergy shots.

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Allergic conjunctivitis?- itchy, dry eyes, alaway doesn't help. Cloudy vision. And swelling of conjunctiva. Ragweed. Hypersensitive for allergy shots.

See allergist: There are several antihistamine eye drops you can try including one called zaditor (ketotifen) sold otc. However you may need to see an allergist if the problem continues. If you mean that you cannot tolerate allergy shots, i would urge you to get a 2nd opinion since this is quite rare. ...Read more

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Can dry eyes when wearing contact lenses cause a runny nose and itchiness near tear duct? And sometimes headaches?

Can dry eyes when wearing contact lenses cause a runny nose and itchiness near tear duct? And sometimes headaches?

Nope: The symptoms described are more likely caused by allergy. It is important to note that allergy can be exacerbated by dry eye, and both conditions are worse while wearing contact lenses. ...Read more

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Eyelid redness, dryness, itchiness?

Eyelid redness, dryness, itchiness?

Blepharitis. Eye MD.: The most common cause of those symptoms is a blockage of the meibomian glands. Their job, when flowing normally is to create the outermost oily layer of the tear film which retards evaporation of the tears. At least 50% of people have some blockage of those glands. At the worst a chalazion or stye can form. Management consists of eyelash scrubs with q-tip and baby shampoo plus hot compresses. ...Read more

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Only lower eye lid eye lashes fall and itching red eyes?

Only lower eye lid eye lashes fall and itching red eyes?

Inflammatory: Many causes for this, from autoimmune to inflammatory to malignancy. Would recommend seeing an eyelid specialist for this. ...Read more

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Itchy eyes and mucus in eyes; any clues?

Itchy eyes and mucus in eyes; any clues?

Probably allergy: If the primary symptom is itchiness, the problem is probably an environmental allergy like pollen, dust mites or animal dander. A white, stretchy-stringy discharge is common with allergies. If the primary symptom is a yellow or green discharge, it is probably an infection (conjunctivitis). In adults, these infections are usually caused by cold viruses and usually resolve on their own. ...Read more

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Hi my eye are itching and skin is red and dry ?

Hi my eye are itching and skin is red and dry ?

Allergy: The most common cause of red, itchy eyes and flaky red skin on the eyelids is allergy - either environmental or a contact allergy. See your eye doctor for medication to resolve the episode. If these episodes are recurrent, you may wish to see an allergist to help to determine the exact cause of the allergy. ...Read more

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Can I use OTC eye drops along with the RX antibiotic eye drops? Eyes are dry and irritated.

Can I use OTC eye drops along with the RX antibiotic eye drops? Eyes are dry and irritated.

Yes: Lubricating eye drops can be used in between medicated eye drop doses to help relieve dryness and irritation. Instilling both types of drops close together in time may decrease the efficacy of the antibiotic drop due to dilution. ...Read more

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Can similasan dry eye reliefdrops also work for irritated red pink eye?

Can similasan dry eye reliefdrops also work for irritated red pink eye?

Comforting: Similasan is a tear replacement with no therapeutic qualities. It is generally used for eye dryness, and may provide comfort when pink eye is present. It will not alter the course of the self limited infection of the lining of the eye. No harm will come from its use. ...Read more

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What can cause eyelid dryness and irritation?

What can cause eyelid dryness and irritation?

Dermatitis: Most commonly, something is causing the irritation--either cleanser, makeup, lotion or creams. Try to think of what you may be using that could be causing irritation. Sometimes this is something that you have been using for a while. Excessive tearing, or moist skin can also dry out and cause irritated skin.. ...Read more

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Redness and itching around vaginal hole and lips?

Redness and itching around vaginal hole and lips?

Some advice: Sexuality and sexually related symptoms can be very scary at any age. When you are sixteen, it is such a relief to find a doctor you can trust to help you in this confusing area. Tiaj, love yourself enough to find a doctor worthy of your trust, and have her explain this and all the other questions which will certainly come up. Good luck, young woman! ...Read more