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Feels like something is in my eye when i blink but can't get it out. What can I do?

Feels like something is in my eye when i blink but can't get it out. What can I do?

Try this: Flood your eyes with artificial tears. If the discomfort is not relieved by this, then see an ophthalmologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Feels like something is in my eye but i can't see anything my veins are very inflamed across my eye to my pupil. This happens frequently. ?

Feels like something is in my eye but i can't see anything my veins are very inflamed across my eye to my pupil. This happens frequently. ?

Ophthamologist first: Evaluation by an ophthamologist. May be iritis or keratitis which needs to be accurately diagnosed. May also be a ptyergium that can be made worse by dryness. Check it out with a specialist. ...Read more

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I have a white "pimple" on my upper eyelid on the inner side. Feels like something is in my eye. Should I see a doctor?

Stye: Your description sounds like a stye. If warm compresses and lid scrubs do not help, you should see an eye doctor to see if topical medication or surgical excision is needed. ...Read more

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I always feel like something is in my eye always blinking and rubbing my eyes no dry eyes tried drops and do not help Cause? What to do ?

I always feel like something is in my eye always blinking and rubbing my eyes no dry eyes tried drops and do not help Cause? What to do ?

Dry eye: there are many causes of dry eye. Many cases of dry eye require other forms of therapy besides artificial tears. Fish oil by mouth is often helpful. Scrubbing your eyelashes with baby shampoo and hot water is helpful as well. Sometimes other therapy is needed as well. These therapies would require assistance from an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Eye pain behind my eye, and worsens when it is closed. Feels like something is behind my eye. What could it be?

Eye pain behind my eye, and worsens when it is closed. Feels like something is behind my eye. What could it be?

Have your sinuses : checked, and a complete eye exam too. You want to have a dilated exam and make sure it's normal. Discuss with the eye doctor if you have flashing lights and rule out ocular migraine or headaches. Also spend less time on the computer. ...Read more

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Why do I feel like something is poking my eye when i'm trying to sleep?

Why do I feel like something is poking my eye when i'm trying to sleep?

Dryness and erosions: Tear production is lower when we rest and sleep. Eye movement stops before we start dreaming and enter rem (rapid eye movement) sleep. If there is no lubrication between the lid and the eye, then you start to "sandpaper" your corneas when rem sleep begins. This can lead to painful corneal erosions that hurt and can actually wake you up. A lubricant gel before going to bed cn break this cycle. ...Read more

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What to do if it feels like something is stuck in my eye?

What to do if it feels like something is stuck in my eye?

Dryness?: Your symptoms are consistent with dry eyes. You can try OTC artificial tears 4x/day and see if it helps. Either way, it is a good idea to see an eye MD for a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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