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Is It Better To Rinse Your Eyes With Warm Or Cold Water
I have terrible pain where my eye lashes are. The eye is swollen and feels bruised when I blink. What is wrong? Iv used a hot compress and warm water rinse also I used an ice pack
I have stye in my both eyes I washed and copmpressed it by warm water after 3 weeks iit is not yet gone?
To treat blepharitis and evaporative dry eyes, how effective is thermal eye compress that you microwave vs regular warm water compresses.
Sore throat for almost a week white patches with ear pain and eyes full of dried drainage when awaking. Can't open them without warm water. Low fever.
I got jumped Friday and my eye is swollen, I heard that warm water helps, is that true and also I don't have ice only frozen vegetables?
Hi, I got a little dirty water splashed into my eye. I washed it with warm water immediately. No redness or irritation yet. How serious can it be? Thanks
Depends: That depends how long ago this happened. First things first, you did the right thing to wash it out immediately. If your eyes don't hurt and are not red, It is likely nothing to worry about. Just get it checked out to rule out some rarer issues just in case ...Read more
My eye is burning, watering, it is red on the outside and inside also warm to touch. And I have small bumps on my eye lid the outside?
It might: Be infection. If it is painful, the cornea might be involved. Your eyesight might be affected. Go to the emergency room at nearest hospital. ...Read more
Ok so I was cleaning out my ducks cage and some duck poop got on the out side of my eye but I washed my eye with warm water so will it make me sick?
Probably not: Good that you irrigated it out and time will ultimately tell. However, the type of bacteria in a duck's gut is probably quite dissimilar from ours and so it is unlikely that conditions in your eye would support growth of these bacteria. Nevertheless, it is possible, so if redness, discharge or irritation develop, be sure to check in with your eye care professional. ...Read more
I scratched my inner eyelid I bled one tear then rinsed my eye out with cold water my eye hurts very little and its a little swollen what do I do?
My daughter got bath gel in her eye while she was showering. She rinsed it out w/cold water, but it hurts and it's red. Is it ok to put sterile eye d?
Yes: Your daughter has irritated the surface of her eye. To resolve her problem she needs to remove the irritant and then let the damage heal. Using eyewash at the time of insult is great. You can follow this by using hot to cold compresses and cold sterile eye drops like artificial tears. It can take several days to heal. It is better to use compresses than to rub it. Best wishes. ...Read more
I put an acne cream that included Salicylic acid and some came into my eye by accident. I rinsed my eye with cold water. Should I do anything else?
My eyes keep burning and they often get teary. Should I just keep washing them with cold, clean water or should I opt for medication? Thank you!
Sounds like Dry eyes: Dry eyes are an often the culprit of many symptoms in the eye which can include burning, stinging, tearing, foreign body sensation, tiredness, heaviness, blurred vision and eye pain. You can have some or all of the symptoms or even none of the symptoms and have dry eye. I would suggest starting with using over-the-counter artificial tears and a warm compress on the eye to see if that helps! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sunday night gotten Vicks rub on my eyes it has been 2 days and it isn't as red but feels dry and blurry what should I do. I've applied cold/warm wate?
Tears: This is a common symptom of dry eye. Using artificial tears before going out in the cold can help. Also consider wearing glasses that block the wind. It is also seen in people with exposure where the eyelids don't adequately protect the eyes. See an ophthalmologist if it becomes a recurring problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blocked exit: The exit/drainage routes for your tears may be swollen closed by allergic conjunctivitis. There may be reflex tearing that over loads your tear drainage system even if the exit routes are not swollen closed. If your nose is also running, the exit routes are working and it is the excess reflex tearing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have astgmtsm. Yesterday, teeth lignocaine spray accidentaly sprayed at my eyes I washed my eyes with cold water my vision is blured du to spray?
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