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How can I care for watery eyes at home?

How can I care for watery eyes at home?

Watery eyes: Watery eyes can be suggestive of allergy but also of dry eyes. If the eyes are itchy it is more suggestive of allergy. If you have a gritty or sandy feeling , then dry eyes are most likely. The use of otc ocular lubricants/tears can sometimes be helpful.. For allergy, there are otc allergy eye drops that can be tried. ...Read more

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Watery Eyes (Definition)

Tears out of proportion. Eyes need tear film to keep the cornea clear of any local or environmental foreign materials. The tears are produced by local as well as accessory lacrimal glands and are constantly being replaced by evaporation or suction by the nasolacrimal system into the nose. Watery eyes can result from many causes, some of which being too much production ...Read more


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What at home treatment can I do for blepharitis of my eyes. Cant go to dr for another week.

What at home treatment can I do for blepharitis of my eyes.  Cant go to dr for another week.

Involves eyelid edge: Take a clean washcloth and wet it in very warm water and place it over the closed eyelids for 5 minutes. Place the warm, wet washcloth over the index finger and apply a diluted solution of 50% baby shampoo. Clean one eye at a time, closing the eye you are cleaning, and rubbing the washcloth or your finger over the eyelashes and lid margins several times using horizontal strokes. Rinse thoroughly. ...Read more

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What can I take to prevent eye discharge? I often have eye discharge all the time and I was wondering if I can do at home remedies to help it. Thanks!

What can I take to prevent eye discharge? I often have eye discharge all the time and I was wondering if I can do at home remedies to help it. Thanks!

Eyewash: For watery eye discharge, caused by environmental irritants, mild viral infections, trauma and allergies, frequent irrigation with refrigerator-cooled eyewash or collyrium helps. Avoid rubbing your eyes as this always makes it worse. Dry your eyes with a Kleenex or eye pad. If it doesn't respond in a few days (less than or equal to 4), see your eye doctor. The very best of wishes! ...Read more

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What to do if I am still a teen and I'm starting to get bags under my eyes. what are some quick and easy home remedies?

What to do if I am still a teen and I'm starting to get bags under my eyes. what are some quick and easy home remedies?

Cool compresses: I would recommend getting more sleep, firstly. Cool compresses or ice packs will comfort and bring down the swelling. Also, warm tea bags will help . ...Read more

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How can I get rid of red and watery eyes if eyedrops don't work much at all?

How can I get rid of red and watery eyes if eyedrops don't work much at all?

Try others : First be sure it is an allergy.. Then see your dr. There are several eye drops to try ..Not all work for each person. Also use natural tears during the day. ...Read more

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What can I do to take care of and remedy a fever at home?

What can I do to take care of and remedy a fever at home?

The febrile response: Can be controlled with several over the counter antipyretics. Acetaminophen and Ibuprofen are most commonly used in kids. Adults may use aspirin. Steroids such as Prednisone are potent antipyretic agents that can be prescribed by a physician. Supportive measures like cool clothes can also provide relief. But be certain the fever is not a sign of something more serious. Consult your dr. W/ concerns. ...Read more

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What can I do for an eye infection at home?

What can I do for an eye infection at home?

Infection: I would not recommend treating an eye infection at home. Without determining whether it is viral versus bacterial you could be doing more harm than good. ...Read more

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What can I do for morning dry eyes from 30 days and nights contacts?

What can I do for morning  dry eyes from 30 days and nights contacts?

Dry eye: I would recommend discontinuing overnight wear of your contact lenses. This will likely resolve the issue. Dry eye and overnight contact lens wear is a set up for a corneal infection. ...Read more

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My Son is experiencing itchy eyes, eyelid redness and red or bloodshot eyes (side: one eye only). Am I able to treat him with maxitrol? We were seen at urgent care 2 days ago and I do not want to have to take him back if at all possible.

My Son is experiencing  itchy eyes, eyelid redness and red or bloodshot eyes (side: one eye only). Am I able to treat him with maxitrol? We were seen at urgent care 2 days ago and I do not want to have to take him back if at all possible.

Herpes Simplex?: Yes, you can treat him with maxitrol IF he DOES NOT have herpes simplex of the eye. If you do not know this, then take him to the eye doctor before giving him this medicine which contains a steroid. The very best of wishes for health ...Read more

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How can I care for my feet at the beach?

How can I care for my feet at the beach?

Beach Foot Care: There are a two important tips for beach goers this summer. First, be sure that you apply (and reapply at appropriate intervals based on type of sunscreen and activity level) appropriate amounts of sunscreen. Second, sand at the beach can be hot (and can hide sharp objects like glass and broken shells) and you should wear some form foot protection to prevent injuries to the feet. ...Read more

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My daughters eye is red and painful. How can I tell if its pink eye until I get her to dr.? What OTC can I give her for pain?

My daughters eye is red and painful.  How can I tell if its pink eye until I get her to dr.? What OTC can I give her for pain?

She needs examinatio: Your daughter is 32 years old and has painful red eye, she most probabely has bacterial or viral conjunctivitis and over the counter meds will not help except tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprophen for pain, till she sees her doc or opthalmologist. ...Read more

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When i turn 30 how can I better care for my face and health?

When i turn 30 how can I better care for my face and health?

Turning 30: The best thing for your face is to use sunblock and stay out of the sun. As for your health, there are so many things you can do to improve things. Exercise and nutrition are a good start. ...Read more

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How can I take care of my eyes?

How can I take care of my eyes?

Watch your diet and: blood pressure, and eat as many high antioxidant vegetables and fruits, and eye vitamins to hep out. Protect your eyes from UV rays, and exercise and keep your circulation going. Rest well too, and protect your eyes from any possible trauma too. ...Read more

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How long should my eyes stay dilated after a visit with an eye doctor? I think they use too much medicine.

How long should my eyes stay dilated after a visit with an eye doctor? I think they use too much medicine.

It depends: It depends on what eye drops are used to dilate your eyes. Some dilating drops last only around 3 hours, another may last 6 hours , another may last 2 to 4 days and another may last up to 2 weeks. The 2 to 4 day and the 2 week drops are used for treatment as opposed to examining an eye. Also, some eyes tend to be more sensitive to dilating drops and the effect tends to last longer in such patients. ...Read more

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What's a good way to get medicine for pink eye when I am away from home and there is no walk-in clinic available?

What's a good way to  get medicine for pink eye when I am away from home and there is no walk-in clinic available?

Call PCP: You may wish to call your pcp. If he/she knows you, them may call in a medicaiton for you based on your phone conversation and their knowledge of you. Otherwise, you may have to go to the nearest er. N0 tc medicaions for "pink eye" that I am aware of. Moist warm compresses, warm showers, bathing & getting the head wet all may help. If the eyes are red, "goopy" and if there is fever, go to er. ...Read more

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How to care for watery blister eyes?

How to care for watery blister eyes?

if the eye: Is itchy, then treat it as allergies, with cool compresses, over the counter ketotifen eye drops and avoidance of triggers. If the blisters you refer to are on the lid, then this could be a herpetic infection and you will need help from your eye md. ...Read more