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Woken up a few days feeling like I had something in my eye. Once felt like a pebble. Ow. Painful for a few hours. Use saline drops & eye wash. Help!

Woken up a few days feeling like I had something in my eye. Once felt like a pebble. Ow. Painful for a few hours. Use saline drops & eye wash. Help!

Corneal abrasion: This is possibly a recurrent erosion syndrome. This usually occurs in patient with a prior history of a corneal injury. Treatment is usually with muro ointment at bedtime and muros drops during the day. You should see an ophthalmologist. However, the cornea maybe normal at the exam and this is a diagnosis by history. ...Read more

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Why am I coughing so much an my throat is feeling scratchy and my eyes are feeling like something is in them after I finished cleaning with bleach?

Why am I coughing so much an my throat is feeling scratchy and my eyes are feeling like something is in them after I finished cleaning with bleach?

Bleach is toxic!!: Please get fresh air, drink water, ventilate the space that you used bleach, rinse your eyes with clean water. If you have breathing problems - you will need to seek medical attention. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm feeling like something is wrong with my eyes?

What to do if I'm feeling like something is wrong with my eyes?

Get examined: If you vision changes, or the eye is painful, or red with discharge, then you should be examined by an ophthalmologist. Don't sit around worrying about it. Your family doctor can also be a source of information. ...Read more

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I feel like there is something inside my eye, but there's nothing? I got that feeling after rubbing my eye

I feel like there is something inside my eye, but there's nothing? I got that feeling after rubbing my eye

Corneal abrasion: You might have scuffed the cornea with your eye rubbing. If no better in 24 hours I would seek out an urgent care center of a primary care physician.There a fluoroscein test can confirm this diagnosis or perhaps lead you to a different diagnosis and subsequent treatment. Bottom line: if not resolving spontaneously within 24 hours of onset best to get a professional to evaluate in person ...Read more

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I get a feeling of something in eye off and on and like every other day or constant what could it be?

I get a feeling of something in eye off and on and like every other day or constant what could it be?

Depends: You could possible having something floating around the surface of your eye, but it could also be something as simple as dry eyes. An evaluation by your eye md will be able to determine the etiology. ...Read more

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I have a weird feeling in my left eye like there's something rolling around in it but i checked and there's nothing. What could it be?

I have a weird feeling in my left eye like there's something rolling around in it but i checked and there's nothing. What could it be?

Have your eye doctor: check, and make sure it's not a contact lens wedged in the top part under your upper eyelid or a fragment of one that can give a foreign body sensation until removed. ...Read more

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Took out my contacts but eye feels like its got something under the lid(scratchy) feeling what could it be haven't put my contacts in for a week ?

Took out my contacts but eye feels like its got something under the lid(scratchy) feeling what could it be haven't put my contacts in for a week ?

Small corneal: abrasion: quite common with contact lenses and requires an eye examination and simple eye testing for abrasion of the corneal. I suggest leaving contacts out until seen by your physician or ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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I feel sand like feeling on one eye when i removed the contact?

I feel sand like feeling on one eye when i removed the contact?

Inflammation: That can be from any type of inflammation of the conjunctiva (lining) of the eye. A small particle may be in the eye or the contact, an infection may be starting, allergens may be causing reaction. I would remove the contact, flush the eye with saline and see how it goes over the next 24 hours. ...Read more

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Feeling like cross eyes for 20 seconds I'm male 25 yrs old overweight?

Feeling like cross eyes for 20 seconds I'm male 25 yrs old overweight?

Crossed eyes: Are usually related to an eye muscle imbalance or refractive problem like myopia or hyperopia ( near sighted, etc.) and commonly noted in children. If this is a new symptom in an adult, I would urge a full eye exam and possible neurology consultation to assess damage to the cranial nerves that control eye move ment. ...Read more