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Home Remedies For 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
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
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
So if you have skipped sleeping and your eyes are now sore and red and blood shot what can you do other than eye drops? I'm looking for a home remedy.
Compresses: Ice pack or cool compresses to the eyes for a few minutes may help. You could try vasocon-A ophthalmic drops over the counter for relief. ...Read more
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
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
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?
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
I had a boil and used several at home remedies and it finally came to a head and drained. It is no longer sore but has a small lump still.
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
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
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
See doctor: Your symptomscould be related to a serious medical issue. See a regular doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more
Is itchy, sore throat (w/ coughs) normally accompanied by warm sensation around neck? Had sore throats bfore w/o warm sensation. Home remedies/treatment?
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
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
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
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