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Eye Makeup Allergy
Get controlled first: In order to successfully wear makeup around the eyes, you must first control the allergy. Even if your cosmetics are not the cause, they can create more irritation and make the allergic reaction seem worse. An eye doctor can evaluate the condition and prescribe antihistamine eye drops, as well as provide you with suggestions to help get you back to wearing makeup. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Allergy to eye makeup, ingredient lists too lengthy between products, it's impossible to find the culprit. What's the best way to test for allergy?
Patch testing: Most of eyelid allergic reactions are from contact allergy to facial cosmetic or even nail polish. I generally patch test patients to their cosmetics and advise them to make sure not to touch their eyelids until after the polished nails are totally dry. Once the culprit has been identified, we can then work on the specific ingredients based on probabilities. ...Read more
Bad itching in caruncle, superior +inferior lacrimal punctum, n dryeyes. Md said allergy, but no meds work on me, don't use eye makeup, lenses 7months.Help?
Get second opinion: Allergies cause itching ; tearing. Over-the-counter allergy medicine ; eyedrops help relieve it. Zaditor (ketotifen) is a good eyedrop. Blepharitis also causes itching ; this can occur with allergies. It's a minor infection of the eyelids. Crusting ; tearing is common. Warm compress with daily baby shampoo washing of the eyelids helps relieve this. Severe cases are placed on antibiotics by your doctor. ...Read more
How could to know, itch cause dryeye, allergy or eyelid dermatitis? No red, hurt.Dont use lenses, eye makeup for 7months, md said allergy, but no meds work.
See eye doctor: Your description is unclear. Do your eyes hurt or itch? ...Read more
Eye swells up like allergy only when/after taking makeup off to put more on. Doesnt happen everytime I wear makeup dont ever use anythin different?
Can birth controll change your body's chemistry & make it more prone to allergies?More sensitive such as around the eyes?Makeup has been irrit my eyes
Possibly: Although, it may not be a mentioned side effects, i would say possible because any intervention in the hormonal system is not fully understood as far as it concerns all the repercussions and consequences. The best way to tell is to stop them and watch for symptoms to disappear. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Normally eyes, when not itching, but when only itching in different times, its itching like crazy. Ever had cl allergy, not wear cl n makeup 7 months.Help?
If I have problems with allergies, do the eyes and lips products need to be hypoallergenic too? do the makeup brushes need to be hypoallergenic?
Im 18. Left eye swollen over period of a week. Hurts to blink No known bites, no allergies. No makeup used other then mascara *new bottle. What now?
Allergic reaction: Most likely you have a senstivity to the new mascara. Stop using that tube and avoid all eye makeup until your eye is better. If your eye itself is painful or your vision is blurry, see MD ASAP. If it is just your lid that is swollen and painful, you can try cool compresses 2-3x/day and take an oral antihistamine, such as diphenhydramine, for a few days. Always use hypo-allergenic eye makeup. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can be eye allergy only have itching (swollen and red skin "only when rub") ? Or is that blepharitis or eyelid dermatitis ? No makeup +cl for long tim
Cool compresses: First, remove the offending product, then start with some Benadryl (diphenhydramine) orally and then use cool compresses 15-30 minutes 4 times daily to soothe the area. You can also safely apply some 1% Hydrocortisone cream from the pharmacy carefully to the skin around the eye. ...Read more
Yes.: If you don't, it may becontaminated and you could re-infect yourself. ...Read more
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