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Eyelid Burn Due To Eyebrow Waxing
I use at home waxing strips and now underneath my eyebrow on my eyelid it's red and burning it's been like that all day. What should I do?
Well, I think it is: Safe to assume that something in the waxing strips was an irritant to your eyes. Your description suggests the irritation is limited to your eyelid; better than chemical injury to the eye itself! Start with warm, moist compresses (clean cloth) on eye for 15 minutes every couple hours. Try some OTC low dose (1 or 2.5%) hydrocortisone cream/gel meant for the eye, applied VERY carefully. Worse: to Doc ...Read more
I have burning sensation on skin around eyebrows; it started with right eyelid and area above eyebrows and it becomes worse with heat?
Do not apply heat: Try cool compresses, and have this checked out in person with your PCP as that's not a normal sensation around the eyebrows. ...Read more
Hi. Have ache above eyebrows then my eyelids ache a bit. Sometimes my eyes burn a bit, too. Any ideas?
Need to be checked: It is difficult to guess what it could be without more information and examination. It may be dud to allergy or some other problem. Consult your doctor and get it checked ...Read more
Swelling: Swelling of the lids can be caused by several things. You need to see an ophthalmologist to determine the cause and institute treatment. ...Read more
I very badly burned inbetween my eyebrows and under my eyebrows through waxing, how long will the burns stay bright red for?
When I rotate my head I here crackling noise both shoulders hurt to touch eyes go heavy and eyelids hurt to touch and my nose feels like it's burning?
Nerves in: Neck MAY be pinched. They move through the face and control eye, mouth, etc. Please see your doctor who MAY refer you to a neurologist. Peace and good health. ...Read more
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
Every 2 weeks or so, I get white gunk in my eyes & sometimes to the point where the inside of my eyelids peel. They also burn even with eye drops.
I woke up with this burning sensation in my upper eyelid and my eye watering and glassy what could this be.
Possible infection: It's possible you have an eye infection such as infectious conjunctivitis, commonly known as pink eye. Another common cause could be eye irritation from excessive contact lens wear, particularly sleeping in your contact lenses, or even allergies or dry eyes. An eye exam with an ophthalmologist would be necessary to determine the precise cause. ...Read more
Eye pain 1 week, burning can't keep open, no itch, no discharge, vision change, woke up with bruise and swelling on eyelid?
Ophthalmologist: Because you are experiencing vision changes and significant pain you should be seen in person by an ophthalmologist. There are multiple possible causes that need to be looked for through a detailed exam. Good luck ...Read more
I have had eye discomfort for several weeks. The opthalmologist gave me restasis and barely looked at myeyes. I asked him about blepharitis but he did not answer. My eyelids burn, I have dandruff on my lashes, and I am losingthem. I have decided to do wash
Get another opinion: Sounds like you may well have blepharitis. Often dry eye and blepharitis co-exist in the same patient and both require treatment to bring full relief. I would recommend a second examination by the same or different eye doctor before trying to self-medicate. ...Read more
I'm so worried. 6 days ago I started having sore skin around my left eye and left side of my face from my eyebrow to the my left nostril. It felt exactly like nerve pain that I've had other places before. It started with a burning feeling at my bottom e
ER/Ophtho: Could be Herpes Opthalmicus which is treatable and can completely resolve without permanent problems if treated early. Best to be seen by Ophtho who can prescribe coticosteroid drops, if needed. You may be put on an antiviral as well as costicosteroids by mouth. Are there any blisters or lesions on your face? Redness in the eye? It does sound like a Vth cranial nerve distribution. ...Read more
I cut where my eyelid meets my eye last night, it didn't bleed at all, it's a very small laceration. Waking up this morning my eye was swollen almost shut and very red. Some swelling has gone down but it burns and waters a lot do I need A doctor?
You may have a: Deeper injury than you realize. It would be important for your long term visual care to be evaluated as soon as possible. Go today. ...Read more
I am experiencing itchy eyes, eye pain (quality: sore or burning, in the eyelid) both eyelids, eyelid pain, eyelid swelling, gritty or scratchy eyes, made worse by exposure to allergen or irritants and eye irritation. Tired of the pain..
Eye iritation: Suggest you see an ophthalmologist to make the correct diagnosis and start you on the appropriate drops. ...Read more
My husband was around someone who was wielding today. His eyes and eye lids are red, burning and watering he has rinsed them with water, used eye drops but the symptoms persist. Is is possible he has burned his retinas or something along those lines? What
Treatment: Treatment for uv exposure keratopathy will be supportive and antiinflammatory drops may help---however, if he does nothing, they will most likely be better by tomorrow. The safest thing is to see a ophthamologist as soon as possible to sure of the diagnosis and to get some treatment that will make it feel better quickly. ...Read more
What are causes of itching, a lot of burning and what seems to make pores larger mainly on my upper eye lids, but also on my forehead and face?
Visit a Doctor: For something that you describe, it is best if you could go and visit an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
I get what looks like styes on my eye lids occasionally, I use baby shampoo to keep them at bay. 3 months ago, they got much more extreme covering my entire eye lid and I have had some level of them since. They wax and wane but never go away. Is there an
I feel coolness in both eyes, non red rash on top of both eye lids, burns in the corners closes to my nose, and swollen on top eye lids. Help???
Ans: How long has this been going on? You will need to see your doctor. You do not want to have these lesions get into the eye itself. Be careful when dealing with eyes ...Read more
I am using tobramycin eye drops, but I still can't sleep. My eyes burn when I close my eye lids. What can I use to ease the pain and get some sleep.
Eye protection: The use of chemicals that can damage the eyes should be done with eye protection, cautionary activity and constant awareness that these chemicals are dangerous and toxic. There is no way to pre-treat the eye except for protective goggles. If you deal with these regularly, then an eyewash should be close at hand. No matter what the chemical, first flush the eye 10-15 minutes and then to er. ...Read more
Take them out: And call your eye doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
Possible Zoster: That might be shingles/zoster. Even though you are young, it may still happen with or without the skin eruptions. See an md asap to get started on antiviral therapy so the it limits its course and its lifelong parasthesia, which include, burning, itching, pain... ...Read more