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Doctor insights on: Eyelid Burn Due To Eyebrow Waxing

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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?

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

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I have burning sensation on skin around eyebrows; it started with right eyelid and area above eyebrows and it becomes worse with heat?

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

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Hi. Have ache above eyebrows then my eyelids ache a bit. Sometimes my eyes burn a bit, too. Any ideas?

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

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Swollen upper eyelid near eyebrow. Burning itchy eye. No redness to eye. Some tearing?

Swollen upper eyelid near eyebrow. Burning itchy eye. No redness to eye. Some tearing?

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

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I very badly burned inbetween my eyebrows and under my eyebrows through waxing, how long will the burns stay bright red for?

I very badly burned inbetween my eyebrows and under my eyebrows through waxing, how long will the burns stay bright red for?

7-10 days: It take 7-10 days until the redness is gone, and the irritation cool off, but that depend on how deep the burn is and what degree, frist second or third. Assuming it is only first degree burn, no blister, then it take 7-10 days. Apply topical antibiotic if you can. ...Read more

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Eyelids burn after using eye shadow, what to do?

Eyelids burn after using eye shadow, what to do?

Get new shadow: It seems you are reacting to the shadow that you are using. Get another brand and hopefully you will tolerate it better. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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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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.

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.

Allergies?: What you describe could be a severe form of ocular allergy, but certain eye infections can also be chronic and recurrent, like what you describe. I recommend you see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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I woke up with this burning sensation in my upper eyelid and my eye watering and glassy what could this be.

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

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Eye pain 1 week, burning can't keep open, no itch, no discharge, vision change, woke up with bruise and swelling on eyelid?

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

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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

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

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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

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

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My eye lids are swollen and flaking. There tiny bumps it burns?

My eye lids are swollen and flaking. There tiny bumps it burns?

Eyelids.: There are several considerations from eborrheic dermatitis to rosceae. Only way tell see physician or eye dr. To make diagnosis. Rosaceae can defect eye function so don't wait, get examined. ...Read more

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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

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

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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 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

Styes: Please make an appointment to an eye specialist! You will get good care, I'm sure!

Please let me know how things go.

PS: I am 72, started wearing glasses at age 6, broke 4 pair that year. Still wearing glasses but can't see out of my right eye. ...Read more

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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???

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

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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.

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.

OTC Systane Gel: 1st...If you have been on tobramycin for over 2 weeks you may be developing toxicity or allergy to it. Discuss this with your doc. Nighttime gel or even refresh pm eye ointment can be very soothing for irritation. ...Read more

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What is this mild burning in eye that isn't going away?

What is this mild burning in eye that isn't going away?

Depends..: Mild burning in the eyes can be a symptom of a number of different things, including dry eyes, blepharitis, allergies or a combination of these. A visit to your ophthalmologist should shed some light on the issue. ...Read more

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If I poked my eye with mascara and it burns, what do I do?

If I poked my eye with mascara and it burns, what do I do?

Get an eye exam: You scratched your cornea or conjunctiva. While this can heal on its own mascara often contains bacteria and injuries can result in eye infection. You need an eye exam and antibiotic eye drops. Immediate treatment should be rinse the eye with a sterile eye rinse. ...Read more

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Could use your help docs! My eye is burning what should I do?

A burning eye: Can be treated using artificial tears on a regular basis. These are very safe and can help your eye feel a lot better. If the symptoms persist, then you should see your eye doctor to rule out any more significant eye condition. ...Read more

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How can chemical eye burns be prevented?

How can chemical eye burns be prevented?

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

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Why is my eye burning? Using restasis even though don't have problem with dry eyes

Why is my eye burning? Using restasis even though don't have problem with dry eyes

Stop using restasis: If you do not have dry eyes than why are you using restasis. It can and does cause eye burning
consult your eye doctor the reason you are using Restasis and tell him you are having burning eyes because of it. ...Read more

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Headache on right side, eye pain and nose burning. What do these symptoms indicate?

Headache on right side, eye pain and nose burning. What do these symptoms indicate?

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