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Gritty Or Scratchy Eyes
I am experiencing itchy eyes. The following also describes me: Gritty or scratchy eyes, made worse by exposure to allergen or irritants. What shou...
OTC eye drops: As Visine or Clear eyes, can be used in the interim till you see your doctor / ophthalmologist, but read the labels carefully, and don't use for more than 3 days, wash your eyes often with running water to reduce the amount of allergens you're exposed to, good luck ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Eye irritation is a symptom that patients will report, and is typically related to dry eye or blepharitis. However, many other conditions can lead to eye irritation, as well as eye surgery. Doctors should evaluate patients with eye irritation with a slit lamp exam, and use Fluorescein stain to determine whether there is an infection ...Read more
I am experiencing itchy eyes. The following also describes me: Gritty or scratchy eyes, made worse by exposure to allergen or irritants. What should I do?
I am experiencing eye pain (side: deep eye pain, left) (quality: deep eye pain) . The following also describe me: Gritty or scratchy eyes, made wo...
See a physician: This should be checked by a physician. ...Read more
I am experiencing itchy eyes. The following also describe me: Eye irritation, Gritty or scratchy eyes, made worse by exposure to allergen or irritants, and Watery eyes. What should I do?
? Allergic: conjunctivitis, or another eye problem, you want to see an ophthalmologist first, meanwhile, try to avoid / minimize rubbing your eyes, apply cold compresses, artificial tears, may help. Frequent hand washing to wash off allergens, and avoid allergens/irritants as much as you can. Finally, OTC antihistamines as cetirizine or loratadine taken regularly would help read the labels carefully,good luck ...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
Corneal irritation: A symptom described as a "sratchy" feeling of the eyes, is generally referring to the a sense of sandy or gritty feeling one experiences when blinking the eyelids. The blinking action stimulates the corneal surface nerve endings that are irritated. The most common cause is related to ocular surface dryness, but other causes may include the presence of a foreign body, preservatives in eye drops. ...Read more
Gesundheit!: You're right! sounds like hay fever. You can try over the counter allergy medicine like Loratadine pills and allergy eye drops. Also nasal saline rinses (neti pot or neil med spray bottle) wash out pollen that triggers allergies. Talk with your regular doc for more help. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Conservative care: Force fluids x 8-10 glasses/day: 50% electrolyte rich fluids, 50% clear broth, bullion, consume .Warm water gargles, nasal saline mist, hot tea and honey, Hot steam showers, Cold-Eze Lozenges, Tylenol 1-2 TABLETS every 4-6 hours as needed for fever greater than 100. Tea with dark brown honey OK to use Robitussin DM 1-2 tsp. every 4-6 hrs.as needed. OK to use 12 hour nasal spray for 2-3 days. Zyrtec 10mg 1/day. ...Read more
I cooked fish I'm allergic, throat a little scratchy, eyes a little blurred, I took two benadryl (diphenhydramine) I have epi pen haven't used.
IS it first time: R u allergic to fish already or it it the 1st time. Scratchy throat without any difficulty in breathing, sweating,dizziness from low BP, fast heart rate, tongue swelling,lip swelling ,skin rashes is okay though you are telling you have some blurry vision.If u have ranitidine or famotidine at home which are H2 blockers-Histamine receptor blockers taking Ranitidine 150 mg or Pepcid will help ...Read more
My son is experiencing eye irritation and itchy eyes. The following also describes him: Eye pain. What should he do?
I am experiencing itchy eyes, red or bloodshot eyes (side: both eyes) and eye irritation (worsened by: environmental particles or dust) . The follow?
Itchy eyes: It sounds like you may be allergic to dust, However, have an ophthalmogist check your eyes to rule out any pathological condition. Dry eye must also be considered in the differential ...Read more
I am experiencing eye swelling. The following also describe me: Eyelid swelling, Eye irritation, and Itchy eyes. What should I do?
I am experiencing red or bloodshot eyes (side: both eyes) , watery eyes (side: both eyes) , swelling around eyes, eyelid swelling, discharge or mucus in eyes, itchy eyes and eye irritation. The following also describes me: Sensation of something in eye.
I am experiencing finger swelling, finger stiffness, hand numbness, itchy eyes, eyelid swelling, swollen lip, difficulty breathing through nose (side: both) and hives (urticaria). The following also describe me: Eye irritation, Hand weakness, and Finger
See doctor: With all these symptoms you need to see a doctor. Cannot begin to address your symptoms here. Please see a doctor for evaluation and treatment plan ...Read more
Sudden eye irritation, itchy, blur, strained feeling, sneezing, sinus irritation, headache, runny and stuffed nose... my sister thinks it's allergy?
Allergy or cold: could be either, or both, but colds are more of an acute nature, and can describe the symptoms mix that you have, at any rate, medical treatment is the same. Rest, fluids, pain killers, antihistamines, unless contraindicated, saline nasal washes, if no improvement see your doctor, if recurrent or prolonged, see an allergist/Immunologist, best wishes ...Read more
See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
My eyes are very itchy, dry, gritty, and sore. Are these the symptoms of allergic conjunctivitis or something else?
Allergies or viral: Or due to problems with tear glands. ...Read more