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How to treat burning eyes caused by the fumes from bleach?

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

Burning Eyes (Definition)

Burning eyes is a symptom that patients may use to describe their eye pain related to dry eye or blepharitis. Patients with eye injuries or following eye surgery may also report eye burning. The treatment depends on the ...Read more


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I was cleaning and inhaled to much bleach fumes. I am coughing , short of breath, burning eyes. What should I do?

I was cleaning and inhaled to much bleach fumes. I am coughing , short of breath, burning eyes. What should I do?

Fumes only?: If it was just fumes, supportive care is all you need. Fluids and ibuprofen. If the liquid actually came in contact with your eyes and/or throat, a chemical burn to the mucous membrane of a severe nature could occur. ...Read more

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Sudden onset of burning eyes with no apparent cause (cooking oil, bleach, etc). Water flush brings only temporary relief. What could be causing this?

Sudden onset of burning eyes with no apparent cause (cooking oil, bleach, etc). Water flush brings only temporary relief. What could be causing this?

Depends: There are many conditions that can cause sudden onset of burning eyes.
Go to an Ophthalmologist or ER for examination. ...Read more

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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

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

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Burning eyes painful to the light what can be the cause thank u so much?

Burning eyes painful to the light what can be the cause thank u so much?

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

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I have chronic sleep deprivation/anxiety can it cause burning eyes/weird vision/fatigue/balance probs?

I have chronic sleep deprivation/anxiety can it cause burning eyes/weird vision/fatigue/balance probs?

Yes, + inattention,: unsafe driving & other health & safety issues. See your doctor for evaluation & treatment of anxiety & sleep disorder. If you have Shift-Worker Sleep Disorder, your doctor may be able to prescribe Provigil. Please take care of yourself as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Can seasonal allergies cause dizziness and burning eyes? I also have Eustachian tube dysfunction.

Can seasonal allergies cause dizziness and burning eyes? I also have Eustachian tube dysfunction.

Yes: Dizzines by causing congestion that causes unstable ear function. Burning eyes, itching of eyes, ears & nose & scratchy throat as well ...Read more

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What causes burning eyes!? Been tested for all eye disorders an was normal , muscles in scalp also sore and tight?

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 (ketotifen) 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 more

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Burning eyes and blurred vision . What is the cause.? I am diabetic and I have congestive heart failure. I recently had a steroid injection.

Burning eyes and blurred vision . What is the cause.?
I am diabetic and I have congestive heart failure. I recently had a steroid injection.

Diabetes : This could be due to a mixture of circumstances and if your symptoms persist and are bothersome you would be best served by seeing your physician or endocrinologist and ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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What to do about burning eyes from the sun all day at the beach?

What to do about burning eyes from the sun all day at the beach?

Prevention!: Now that the event has already occurred, the first thing to try is artificial teardrops to help with any dryness that has resulted. If this does not help, you should see an ophthalmologist to consider starting anti-inflammatory eyedrops. In all honesty, the best idea is to try to prevent this from occurring by wearing uv sunglasses next time! ...Read more

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Hi why do i always have burning eyes ? and what can i do to not have red and burnin eyes

Hi why do i always have burning eyes ? and what can i do to not have red and burnin eyes

Allergies: Consider having your parents take you to a doctor to look at your eyes, check for infection. However if this has been going on for a long time ask your parents about over the counter allergy medicine. ...Read more

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Can I protect my burning eyes from pollen high count ?

Can I protect my burning eyes from pollen high count ?

Many treatments: If ur burning eyes r truly from pollen allergies, there are different ways u can try to help ur symptoms. Wearing goggles when u work in the yard, using artificial tears, for starters. Antihistamine eye drops, and antihistamine pills can help. Then when it is bad, allergy shots. Ask your local allergist to help you. ...Read more

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If you have nosebleeds pain on left head side and burning eyes what could it be?

If you have nosebleeds pain on left head side and burning eyes what could it be?

Sinus problems: Most likely this is an infected or blocked sinus and it could also be the acute events around the start of a flu or cold. Check with your family doctor for persistent symptoms or any debility. ...Read more

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Best medication for burning eyes?

Best medication for burning eyes?

Depends on cause: The most common reason for burning eyes is eye dryness and there are lots of eyedrops in your pharmacy for this. Less common is allergy and you can find anti-allergy drops as well. If your vision is undisturbed and there is no pain, no light sensitivity and no discharge, then try one of these. If that does not work, consult with your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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How do you soothe if burning eyes?

How do you soothe if burning eyes?

Saline: Try various lubricating artificial tears or cooled drops first, if not better, then have it checked out. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: burning eyes?

What is the definition or description of: burning eyes?

Eye pain: Burning eyes is a symptom that patients may use to describe their eye pain related to dry eye or blepharitis. Patients with eye injuries or following eye surgery may also report eye burning. The treatment depends on the cause of the symptom. ...Read more

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Why am i sleepy with burning eyes?

Why am i sleepy with burning eyes?

Could be dry eyes: A trial of using warm compresses over the closed eye may help. ...Read more

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I've been having burning eyes where I have to keep closing and opening my eyes with frontal and side headache. What could this be?

I've been having burning eyes where I have to keep closing and opening my eyes with frontal and side headache. What could this be?

Surface irritation: It's possible that your eyes are dry and the constant blinking and evening facial muscle engagement may be contributing to you headaches (a muscle-tension variety). As a trial, use artificial tears like Refresh™ Optive 4-6 times/day or more often to see if improvement occurs. Also buy some Ocusoft™ lid wipes and follow the directions. Keep your hydration up and avoid facial cosmetics. ...Read more

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Itchy burning eyes. With blurred vision?

Itchy burning eyes. With blurred vision?

Blepharitis : There are many causes of itchy burning eyes along with blurred vision, one of them having blepharitis (inflammation of eyelids). Inflammed eyelids can result in unhealthy corneal tear film which can cause uncomfortable feelings of itching, burning as well as blurred vision. You may need to be examined by an eye doctor who may use slit lamp to determine the exact cause and treat accordingly. ...Read more

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Can you tell me are burning eyes and fatigue a symptom of rabies?

Can you tell me are burning eyes and fatigue a symptom of rabies?

Flu-like symptoms: The symptoms of rabies are similar to the flu, but may last longer. These include headache, fever, chills, fatigue. After a period of 2-10 days, confusion, agitation, anxiety, delirium, and hallucinations. Rabies is almost always fatal if not treated immediately. If there has been exposure to an animal that is possibly rabid, seek attention now, do not wait until tomorrow. ...Read more

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Blood shot red eyes , burning eyes with white stuff always in my eyes what could this be?

Blood shot red eyes , burning eyes with white stuff always in my eyes what could this be?

Dry eyes: The white stuff is usually mucus that is not dissolved due to decrease water in tears. It could also be blepharitis. Must see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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I have a stuffy nose , burning eyes snd a cough what do I doo?

I have a stuffy nose , burning eyes snd a cough what do I doo?

MaybeCold or allergy: Depends on other symptoms. ?Fever. Severity of cough...Past history..How long going on etc try saline rinses. Natural tears and see your dr if continues. ...Read more

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Sore throat and burning eyes, but not so much sneezing or coughing. What could this be?

Sore throat and burning eyes, but not so much sneezing or coughing. What could this be?

Guesses include: A virus, bacterial infection, allergies. If they continue, see the Dr. for an exam and the answer. ...Read more

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Gpc back in June, currently: burning eyes just in corners not skin part the actual eyeball. Help!

Gpc back in June, currently: burning eyes just in corners not skin part the actual eyeball. Help!

Many possibilities : Are you still wearing your contact lenses? If so you may want to decrease wearing time. Also, are your eyes dry? If so you may want to use artificial lubricants available over the counter. If these remedies to not work then you should see your local eyecare professional. ...Read more