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Eye Won T Stop Itching
Eye MD: You can try some over-the-counter allergy eye drops. If this does not solve the problem, see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
The rigth inner corner of my eye itches really bad its been like that for a week what can it be? And what can I do to make it stop?
I noticed a white spoy on my iris. It itches and is very red my eye also won't stop watering. Is this an emergency?
Yes: A white spot over the iris is likely a condition affecting the cornea. With associated symptoms of redness, watering one needs to rule out infection like a corneal ulcer. Often there is pain with an ulcer, but this could be at an early stage. The white area can spread and become a scar that affects vision if not appropriately treated in early stages, so I would be seen by an eye specialist asap. ...Read more
Redness around eyes and mouth. Hurts and itches, but then stops and turns red. Have had on corners of mouth since december, left eye for 2 weeks. Help?
My son's eye suddenly swelled up and he complains that it itches but doesn't hurt what could this be?
Allergy: Itching is also suspicious for a chemical release called histamine. The body uses this in response to an allergy challenge. Pollen, dust, outside chemical contamination all may be causes. The eyelids are very thin so some swelling can be present. If white part of eye is reddish may be start of pinkeye. Place cool slice cucumber over eye for 15 minutes to help and see MD soon if continues itching ...Read more
Allergies: Itching of the eyeballs often seasonal can be helped by the use of antihistamine eye drops that may be purchased over the counter. Examples are Zaditor ™ and Alaway™. These may be used twice daily. For more serious allergic conditions, an examination to review the eyes will be Necessary. Additionally, if you're aware of what triggers the allergic symptoms, avoidance is best. Good luck. ...Read more
Sounds like allergic: Sounds like an allergic response to something, either cream, eaten, or somehow in contact with! You need to investigate for the offending agent. ...Read more
What to do if I have pink under my left eye. Really itches and it is now suddenly getting crusty?
Allergic dermatitis: Itching is classically associated with allergies. Seasonal or contact may result in ocular symptoms. The scaling may be associated with rubbing or may be secondary to the allergy. ...Read more
Itchy eyes for the past few months. Went to optom and they prescribed fucithalmic ointment. Did help a bit, but after using for a month still itches?
Allergic?: May be allergic conjunctivitis which is related to hayfever and may respond better to topical or oral antihistamines, or topical cromoglycate or in extreme cases require topical steroid drops and may explain why didn't quite improve with the fucithalmic antibiotic. Worth getting a doctor examination to confirm this diagnosis exclude alternative possibilities and work out best treatment. ...Read more
Itchiness, is not very specific symptom for an eye infection. Most of the time itchy eyes are related to allergies.
Dry eye also can cause itchy eyes.
You need to see your eye doctor to diagnose you with the right cause for itchy eyes. ...Read more
See your doctor: Eyes are sensitive barometers of you and environment you are in, will read your allergens you are exposed, see your doctor to fine the cause to treat you. ...Read more
Allergy or infection: It may be an allergic reaction to food, makeup, soap, insect sting. It also may be an infection of the eye or surrounding skin. Also a nerve infection or irritation may cause itching. Herpes can also cause itching and if it is in the eye needs immediate treatment as that may affect permanent damage to the eyesight. ...Read more
We need more info: What conditions were you treated for and what type of eye drops are you using. ...Read more
Eyelid tenderness: What products do you use on your lashes. Also it you have allergies the eyelids are a common area to notice irritation. Try not to rub the skin and watch what products you use on your hands, eyelid irritation is often due to skin care products used on the hands such as nail polish and artificial nails. ...Read more
He's eyes are blurry and after he is washing his eye it itches. Like he's having sand in the eye.
I have white bumps around the corner of my eye and it hurts really bad to blink and it itches a lot?
Bumps: Without checking you a doctor can't be sure so see your doctor. Hopefully it is only an allergic response. ...Read more
Un diagnosed swelling since 4 years below right eye. Soft Swelling, varies but is persistent. Itches very rarely. Please Help?
Get it checked: Have a healthcare personnel look at the swelling to determine the nature of it. Your primary care provider or a skin doctor will be of great help. ...Read more
The inner corner of my left eye has been red for hours. Itches, feels like a grain of sand is in my eye. Eyes not dry & bugs me most with eyes closed?
Which corner: May be infection or non infective process. Need to be seen by doctor. ...Read more