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How To Treat Burning Eyes Caused By The Fumes From Bleach
Lubricating drops: The eyes are very sensiive to bleach fumes and will water excessively when exposed which gets rid of most of the bleach. If you vision is clear, the eyes are not particularly red and there is no pain, you can just use over the counter lubricating eye drops to help flush out the rest. If there is any problem, see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more
I was cleaning and inhaled to much bleach fumes. I am coughing , short of breath, burning eyes. What should I do?
Sudden onset of burning eyes with no apparent cause (cooking oil, bleach, etc). Water flush brings only temporary relief. What could be causing this?
Can a cold cause blurry vision and kind burning eyes? Eye doctor says my eyes are healthy that i just have blepharitis wich i treat with warm compress
If viral cold, yes: Sometimes with the viral shedding in the tear film, there can be minor irritation or blurriness that goes away as soon as the cold does. If not, call your eye doctor so they can assess under a slit lamp examination. Meanwhile, if your eyes are feeling 'hot', cool compresses may be better than warm until the cold goes away. If eyes are feeling cool, or cold, the warm compresses would be comforting. ...Read more
Inflammation: Eyes get especially sensitive to light when they are inflamed on the surface or have inflammation inside (termed uveitis). If you have just had this start, especially if the vision is disturbed and/or the eyes are very red, you need to see an ophthalmologist right away to get a diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more
Could blepharitis by itself cause dry eye symtoms such as scratchy and burning eyes and is there a solution?
Yes and yes: The treatment needs to tailored by your ophthalmologist. Make an appointment soon. ...Read more
I have chronic sleep deprivation/anxiety can it cause burning eyes/weird vision/fatigue/balance probs?
What causes burning eyes!? Been tested for all eye disorders an was normal , muscles in scalp also sore and tight?
A few possibilities: This could be due to allergies, dry eyes, or eye infections. All can start or affect 1 eye first. The treatments are very different. For allergies, zaditor is a good otc eye medicine. For dry eyes, lubricating tears are necessary. For infection, usually of the eyelids, start with eyelid warm compress and diluted baby shampoo scrubs. You should have a baseline exam with your eye doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've been prone to sneezing burning eyes ,no redness and runny nose since 3 months non stop. Never had a history of allergies.What could be the cause?
See allergist: Unless you have been tested, you cannot rule out allergies. Yet burning eyes is not typical for allergic conjunctivitis and more suggestive of dry eyes or an irritant reaction to eye cosmetics (Mascara) and even infection. Vasomotor rhinitis is yet another possibility. Suggest that you consult an allergist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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