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Inflammation In The Whites Of My Eyes
Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more
You name it: Do you mean on the surface or inside? Surface: infection, allergy, trauma, arthropod bites, abrasions, contact lense overwear . Inside: infection, immunologic dysfunction, trauma, hereditary issues, tumors. If something is going on in or on your eyes, see your ophthalmologist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I am 68 years old.My eyes keep watering and there's irritation resulting in rubbing and further inflammation. Any solutions. Chandrashekar?
I cant move head eyes body without feeling off balance inflammation inside like autoimmune issues yet tests are normal what else can this be ?
I got bleach in my eyes a month ago. They have been dry since. I had inflammation with white bumps and a schrimer test of 5 mm. Is this permanent?
See ophthalmologist: A schrimer test of 5mm means that your cornea is drying out significantly as the normal should be around 15mm. Mild chemical injuries to the eye are usually transient and as tissue heals, the lubricating ability of the eye should slowly be restored. However the only way to be certain is to see an Ophthalmologist who would examine your eyes thoroughly to ensure no permanent damage has been caused. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a friend who lives in syria. She has had an issue with a root canal, continued pain and inflammation now her eyes are inflamed. There is no medical help there. Is there anything she can do?
This is concerning: A tooth infection that has spread to adjacent unrelated areas can be a sign of a potential big problem. She really needs to find help. Start on an antibiotic... Perhaps Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) 500 mg 4x per day if there is a pharmacy there. Otherwise pull the tooth and remove the source of the infection. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can Pataday help with your dry eyes if caused by allergies? I heard that it helps with inflammation so you can produce/release tears better?
Pataday is for: seasonal allergies affecting the eyes not for dry eyes. It doesn't have anti-inflammatory effects, but more anti-histaminic effects that may secondarily reduce the allergic symptoms like inflammation, but it's not a steroid. So that doesn't directly have to do with producing or releasing tears better. You may be confusing lubricating tears for Pataday? Read: http://www.drugs.com/mtm/pataday.html ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Eyes good. No glasses. 39yo Female. woke up to pain in my eye socket when I move my eyeball. can feel some possible inflammation?
Could be eye muscle: It could be eye muscle inflamation of the rectus muscles. You can start with seeing your ophthalmologist. Sometimes one needs to see a neurophthalmologist ...Read more
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