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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?
There are many conditions that can cause sudden onset of burning eyes.
Go to an Ophthalmologist or ER for examination. ...Read more
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?
Yes: Dizzines by causing congestion that causes unstable ear function. Burning eyes, itching of eyes, ears & nose & scratchy throat as well ...Read more
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
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
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
Doctor says I have swollen adenoids in my nose , which could be causing my flactuating blurry vision and burning eyes . Could this really be the cause?
No: This explanation makes no sense to me. Get a second opinion. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
What can I do if my son has light sensitive, burning eyes and 103 temperature. What could be causing this?
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
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
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
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
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
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