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Flu Affecting Eyes
Not used: Stem cell treatment is not current used for herpes. It is hard to imagine how the effect of these cells might be used in this condition but perhaps in the future it might be useful to combat this infection. There are good agents for herpes and if you have this condition your ophthalmologist can prescribe them for you. ...Read more
My 6 year old son is having flu and whenever he wakes up, for the past few days, he's having lots of dirt in his eyes, is it related to his flu?
Eye secretions: Colds tend to clog up the tear drainage from the eye and cause stagnation on the eye surface of material likely to be irritative and itchy. Keep the eyes clean and keep the child well hydrated and warm. This should pass quicikly. Unless the eyes are red you can self manage this. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Currently I have the flu and everytime i watch tv, my eyes start to water. What causes my eyes to water?
I have random pains all over, not flu-like; sharp pains in my eyes; sleeping for a long time; no appetite; feel like I'm not here.
I don't see an : actual question. But from what I am reading - I would recommend a medical assessment for this constellation of symptoms. ...Read more
Sounds like a virus: Sore throat, crusty eyes and cough sound like a virus but not typical symptoms of the flu. Flu symptoms usually cause high fever, lethargy, body aches in the winter months depending on your location. If you are having difficulty swallowing due to your sore throat you may want to be seen to check for streptoccal pharyngitis. ...Read more
Is it possible for the flu to cause a severe headache? It's probably the worst i've ever had and it's causing my eyes to hurt too.It started yesterday
Hi im 14 years old and a female. for the past 2 days i have been experiencing flu and mucus everywhere its on my tongue and my eyes which is causing ?
If you're under 16yr: Thanks for your interest in HealthTap. Your question might not get answered if you are under age 16 years and writing your own questions. Have a trusted adult or parent submit your questions, using your account to ask about your concerns. There are many pediatricians on HealthTap with a great deal of expertise, but they look for questions submitted by adults on behalf of teens or younger children. ...Read more
The past 3 times i've been sick with a cold/flu i also had pink eye. Sometimes it's both eyes or other times just one. Will this keep happening?
Maybe: Reddish discoloration of the eyes is common in upper respiratory infections, and may not always be associated with a viral conjunctivitis (commonly called "pink eye"). The mucous membrane lining the sinuses is connected to the conjunctiva via a small canal (the nasolacrimal duct). Thus any inflammation in the sinuses can carry over into the eye as well, and it can be very asymmetric. ...Read more
Everytime I get the flu my vision turns yellow. I don't mean that my eyes turn yellow, I mean that all I see has a yellow tone, ithappens near the end?
Flu symptoms started 3days ago with a fever of 100.5 and achy body and headache and eyes hurting. Better now by skin still sensitive on back and torso?
Severe nausea cant even keep water in, pregnant, with flu, eyes are even turning a yellowish color.
Possible jaundice: It is important to see your doctor as soon as possible, as it is not normal to have severe nausea, vomiting and yellow colour of eyes. This could be caused by other things as well, and might not be related to your pregnancy. They might need to do further blood tests to determine the cause ...Read more
I'm recovering from possible flu. Ive had occular migraines 3 times today with headache, and had an episode of my eyes crossing . Seizure?
Migraines: Ocular migraines can be associated with eye movement abnormalities. However, you should see your doctor, so that you can have a complete physical, including a detailed eye exam to include your fundi, to ensure there is no evidence of increased intracranial pressure or intraocular abnormalities. ...Read more