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What is the definition or description of: Sore on eye?

What is the definition or description of: Sore on eye?

Eye lid: This is often a lay description for something going on in the eyelid and requires a visit to an ophthalmologist to delineate the problem. ...Read more

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Sore On Eye (Definition)

This is often a lay description for something going on in the eye lid and requires a visit to an ophthalmologist ...Read more


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Puffy with sore on eye-lid?

Puffy with sore on eye-lid?

Puffy eye lid: In most cases, puffy, tender and red swelling of your upper and/or lower eyelid is usually an indication there is an infection. Sometimes, the swelling can be accompanied by discharge in the corner of your eye. Depending on the severity of your pain, you may or may not want to seek medical attention immediately. ...Read more

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Can you get a cold sore on eye?

Can you get a cold sore on eye?

Yes, it is serious: You can most certainly get herpes simplex (the virus that causes cold sores) in the eye. This can be serious, so if it happens, you must see your doctor to start oral medication right away. Do not delay. ...Read more

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Cold sore on eye, or stye?

?????: Styes are on the rim of the lid, herpetic lesions are usually on the skin but without seeing it and because herpes can cause problems if it is in the eye go see a dctor. ...Read more

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I think I have sore eyes/pink eyes. What home remedy should I do and what medicine to immediately relieve the soreness, gritty feeling, redness?

I think I have sore eyes/pink eyes. What home remedy should I do and what medicine to immediately relieve the soreness, gritty feeling, redness?

Dry eye syndrome: Your eyes may be dry and therefore can be helped with ocular lubricants, such as refresh tears, systane ultra, genteal mild to moderate level. These drops may be used every 3 to 4 hours as needed. Also, humidification of your local living environment, sleeping with windows closed, fans off, clean vacuumed bedroom may also help. Dietary fishoil or flaxxseed oil may help. If not better, c eye md. ...Read more

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Remedy for a sore in the eyelid?

Remedy for a sore in the eyelid?

Eyelid sore: Several possibilities. Recommend an opthalmologist take a look. ...Read more

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I have a cold sore on my eyelid what's the most effective treatment?

I have a cold sore on my eyelid what's the most effective treatment?

Nothing to fool with: An ulcer on eyelid needs to be evaluated. Herpes simplex, virus that causes cold sores, is not very common on the eyelid but if there can lead to an infection of the cornea called keratitis. You will need prescription medicine, acyclovir, for either. It may be a meiobian cyst [oil gland for lashes] which usually clears with warm packs and sometimes needs antibiotics & followup eyelid scrubs. ...Read more

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What is the treatment and recovery time for tracitis? Also, the skin on my eyelids are peeling and have sore crispy eyes is that linked?

What is the treatment and recovery time for tracitis? Also, the skin on my eyelids are peeling and have sore crispy eyes is that linked?

Trichiasis: Misdirected eyelashes (trichiasis) or eyelashes growing from the wrong place (distichiasis) that invert and rub on the surface of the eye (cornea), are very irritating. The symptoms of scratchiness, tearing and pain are common. Sometimes it can lead to a corneal abrasion, infection and scarring. The lashes can be epilated (pulled). If they recur then electrolysis or minor surgical procedure. ...Read more

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Under eye redness-cause and treatment. Area under left eye red puffy and little sore?

Could be a stye: This might be an obstructed gland in the eyelid. If there only mild swelling or tenderness and no double vision or visual loss, try some warm compresses for a few days. ...Read more

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My left eye has been feeling achy/sore. Cool sensation, nothing terrible. Cheek and forehead around as well. How can I remedy this?

My left eye has been feeling achy/sore. Cool sensation, nothing terrible. Cheek and forehead around as well. How can I remedy this?

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Taking doxycycline--briefly cured ocular rosacea. Now have red, sore eyes from allergies. Treatment?

Taking doxycycline--briefly cured ocular rosacea. Now have red, sore eyes from allergies. Treatment?

Diagnosis first: If our eyes actually hurt, you need to see an ophthalmologist (eye doctor, md) asap. If red a ditch along with some discomfort (but no pain), use cold compresses, rinse y our eyes with artificial tears such as genteal, referesh or systane and take antihistamine drops (for instance ketotifen [zaditor, alaway). Don't take those that "takes the red out of y our eyes!" no better, see the eye doctor. ...Read more

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Need a quick remedy to get rid of runny nose, sore throat and watery eyes. Need to get better fast?

Need a quick remedy to get rid of runny nose, sore throat and watery eyes. Need to get better fast?

Cold remedies: Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read more

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I had pink eye and was put on ointment treatment until last friday. Have congested nasal passages and drainage. It is sunday evening & have sore throat with a couple of small white spots. No fever.

I had pink eye and was put on ointment treatment until last friday.  Have congested nasal passages and drainage.  It is sunday evening & have sore throat with a couple of small white spots. No fever.

Possibly viral: Most "pinkeye" or conjunctivitis is actually viral, so antibiotic eye drops/ointment are usually not effective. Viral conjunctivitis tends to run its course in 7-10 days. It can be very contagious, spreading from one eye to the other or to other people. Hand washing is essential. The same viruses that cause pink eye can also cause upper respiratory infections, so your symptoms may be related. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies to treat very sore and swollen eyes?

Are there any home remedies to treat very sore and swollen eyes?

Certainly : The question is... Why are they sore and swollen. I would suggest you see an eye doctor and get a diagnosis first, then look for at home treatments. There are simply too many things that could cause such symptoms to recommend a cure all treatment. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies or products that will help heal the red and sore skin under my eyes from new contacts?

Are there any home remedies or products that will help heal the red and sore skin under my eyes from new contacts?

See your doctor: Contact lenses should not cause redness or soreness as you described. You should see your doctor. ...Read more

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I've woken up with a swollen and sore red eye. As far as I'm aware, it's a stye. Any home remedies to fix it?

I've woken up with a swollen and sore red eye. As far as I'm aware, it's a stye. Any home remedies to fix it?

Warm compresses: A stye is a swelling of one of the small oil glands on the edge of your eyelids. A stye causes redness, swelling and tenderness of the lid margin. The best initial treatment is warm compresse to the lid margin for about 5 minutes 4 times per day. ...Read more

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I have a rash on the head and around the rim of my penis. No itch. No skin raised. Mild soreness. I think it might be a yeast infection? Treatment?

I have a rash on the head and around the rim of my penis. No itch. No skin raised. Mild soreness. I think it might be a yeast infection? Treatment?

See a doctor: Genital skin problems are quite common and there are too many possibilities to make even an educated guess. No STD is a likely cause of such a rash, but that's about all that can be said. See a doctor -- and avoid any self treatment before you are seen, which could make diagnosis more difficult. ...Read more

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My eyes are red and under my eyes and down to my cheekbone is also red. Dry itchy and tender to the touch. Are there any home remedies for this.

My eyes are red and under my eyes and down to my cheekbone is also red. Dry itchy and tender to the touch. Are there any home remedies for this.

Allergy/blepharitis: This could be blepharitis (lid inflammation), infection, eczema or allergy. Treat blepharitis with warm compresses to eyelids x 10 min 2x/d ; baby shampoo eyelid scrubs. If allergy, stop any new eye creams, cleansers, make up, drops ; take oral antihistamine (claratin/benadryl). See your eye doctor to rule out infection. They may prescribe antibiotics or steroid cream depending on diagnosis. ...Read more

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My glands are swellen up until behind my ears, I feel weak and my head is aching... What couses this and are there any home remedies I can use?

My glands are swellen up until behind my ears, I feel weak and my head is aching... What couses this and are there any home remedies I can use?

Listen to your body: The first thing to re-examine life style. Eat 6 equal healthy meals including 6 servings of fresh or steamed vegetables and 1 apple spread out through the day. Breathe and relax and learn to manage stress skillfully. Do a gentle fun exercise like pretend jump roping for a few minutes very frequently through the day. Get at least 8 hours of sleep a day. Check iron level, vit d3, and thyroid. ...Read more

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How often does a derma filler treatment need to be done, to diminish the look of my sunken eyes? I have tried many home remedies to help minimize the look of my sunken eyes, but nothing has helped. I am considering using a derma fill to make them look bet

How often does a derma filler treatment need to be done, to diminish the look of my sunken eyes? I have tried many home remedies to help minimize the look of my sunken eyes, but nothing has helped. I am considering using a derma fill to make them look bet

Prob 6 to 12 months: It depends on which filler is used and how your body reacts to it. Restylane (dermal fillers) hyaluronic acid gel is a degradable product most closely resembling natural skin tissue. Restylane (dermal fillers) injected properly under the eye typically lasts longer than it does in other areas, up to 12 months. Individual biological response may vary. ...Read more

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Home remedy to treat headache between eyes, ache joints, and vomiting?

Home remedy to treat headache between eyes, ache joints, and vomiting?

See doctor: Your symptomscould be related to a serious medical issue. See a regular doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Is itchy, sore throat (w/ coughs) normally accompanied by warm sensation around neck? Had sore throats bfore w/o warm sensation. Home remedies/treatment?

Is itchy, sore throat (w/ coughs) normally accompanied by warm sensation around neck? Had sore throats bfore w/o warm sensation. Home remedies/treatment?

Itchy sore throat: Your complaint may be due to a post nasal drip, allergies or sinus problems. However, it is always best to get a throat culture to rule out a strep throat. Home remedies may be salt water rinses. Or saline nose drops depending on cause. ...Read more

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Home meds for sore eyes?

Some to try: Most sore eyes are due to dryness. There are many over the counter drops such as systane, refresh, blink, thera gel and others. Try these if your problem does not include lowered vision, light sensitvity or redness that is persistent. For these you need to first see your ophthalmologist as there may be other problems. ...Read more

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What are some remedies to alleviate sore eyes?

What are some remedies to alleviate sore eyes?

Sore eyes: Flush them with cold water. Do not keep straring at your tv or computer screen. If you have discharge talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about remedies for sore/stinging eyes?

Can you tell me about remedies for sore/stinging eyes?

Depends: It all depends on why your eyes are dry. You can use OTC artificial tears for symptomatic relief. However, they do not treat the underlying cause. If you are not making enough tears, Restasis may increase tear production. If you have an unstable tear film, leading to rapid tear evaporation, omega 3's may help. There are many other causes of dry eyes and treatments. See your eye MD. ...Read more

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What causes eye to get inflammed? What can l do at home while waiting to see dr? Not sore or itchy...just red.

What causes eye to get inflammed? What can l do at home while waiting to see dr? Not sore or itchy...just red.

Inflammed eye: Could mean your eye is red, swollen, having a discharge that is yellow or green. Due to multiple causes, you could do a video consult if you can't see your eye doctor soon. Best of health in the new year. ...Read more

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Red eyes, croupy noise on inhale, sore throat, irritable. No fever. Does this sound like something to treat at home or to see the doc about on Monday?

Red eyes, croupy noise on inhale, sore throat, irritable. No fever. Does this sound like something to treat at home or to see the doc about on Monday?

Depends: If you were talking about an adult I would say that it sounds viral and just treat it at home and it should resolve in a week. If not see a doctor. However, in a 3-year old there are a few other things to consider. If the child is not eating normally or not playing normally then they should probably be seen by a doctor. Any fever or trouble breathing should also prompt a doctor visit right away ...Read more