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Red irritated skin on side of ribs and my breast in same side is dry and irritated... Itchy but painful. Left eye is blood shot as well all same side ?

Red irritated skin on side of ribs and my breast in same side is dry and irritated... Itchy but painful. Left eye is blood shot as well all same side ?

Infection/inflammati: an itchy painful rash can be bacterial, viral or irritative; however you must be examined and treatted, Try to wear loose fitting cotton clothing and call for an appointment to be be examined. ...Read more

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I woke in the morning and both of my eyes are blood shot red, their very itchy and painful, what can I do to help heal it?

I woke in the morning and both of my eyes are blood shot red, their very itchy and painful, what can I do to help heal it?

Contact lenses??: If you sleep in contact lenses, you may have developed a keratitis and should remove lenses ; seek evaluation. If no lenses could try chilled non preserved otc artificial tears hourly ; otc zaditor (ketotifen) for relief. If symptoms persist or any blurred vision you should seek out care. ...Read more

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My inner eye on the bottom waterline is swollen and very painful to the touch. t's a little red too and itchy. what could it be?

My inner eye on the bottom waterline is swollen and very painful to the touch. t's a little red too and itchy. what could it be?

Possibly sty: You may have a sty or blocked oil gland of the eyelash (gland of zeiss) that is secondarily inflamed or infected. Try mod. Hot compresses 2-4 times/day for about 10' followed by gentle massage with diluted baby shampoo on a clean washcloth. This should help it resolve in about 7-10 days. If not and persistent or worsening, then an exam is needed to verify the lid lesion. ...Read more

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My right eye keeps watering , it's not itchy or painful, just annoying, my make up keeps running down my face! is there anything i can do, ?

My right eye keeps watering , it's not itchy or painful, just annoying, my make up keeps running down my face! is there anything i can do, ?

Needs evaluation: You may have a blocked lacrimal drainage canal. The tears bathe the eye, pass to the nasal side of the eye and then go down a plumbing system into the nose. It can sometimes narrow or even get blocked and this can be spontaneous. Check with your ophthalmologist who can evaluate this and see there the blockage is. ...Read more

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Half of mt eye is red, this started roughly 2 weeks ago. At times it starts to get itchy and it becomes painful i also lose vision in my left eye?

Half of mt eye is red, this started roughly 2 weeks ago. At times it starts to get itchy and it becomes painful i also lose vision in my left eye?

Examination: It's time for an exam by an ophthalmologist. Any time a person has concerns about losing vision, it's extremely important to have a comprehensive examination to evaluate & treat the underlying cause(s). Sometimes a very serious condition is present. It also sounds like you may have significant ocular allergies that can be addressed and treated to make you feel better. So make an appointment today. ...Read more

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My eyes are red, itchy and painful, I have rashes on my eye lid and under my eyes, i used my friends contacts last night, could that be related?

My eyes are red, itchy and painful, I have rashes on my eye lid and under my eyes, i used my friends contacts last night, could that be related?

See an eye DR: Were the contact lenses fresh or previously used? Bring with you to the dr. Be sure to make it clear that it is emergency. ...Read more

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Got shingles, one eye is itchy and its corner is very painful, how long it lasts? what can I do for the eye pain and itchiness?

Got shingles, one eye is itchy and its corner is very painful, how long it lasts? what can I do for the eye pain and itchiness?

See your doctor: Medications may help shingles but it will usually resolve on its own. One exception is when it is located around the eye. If the eye is involved, it is important to see a Dr. to prevent possible eye damage. ...Read more

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White mucus like film over white of eye. Not painful. Almost like gel quality and feels like I have an eyelash in my eye. Was itchy at first.

White mucus like film over white of eye. Not painful. Almost like gel quality and feels like I have an eyelash in my eye. Was itchy at first.

Rinse/clean: I suggest clean off any eye discharge using a Q-Tip dipped in a solution of 70% warm water and 30% Baby shampoo or soap. If the discharge continues you may need medical therapy. ...Read more

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22 yr. old male, with a red, swollen bump under his R eye. appeared 2 days ago. it is not itchy nor painful. somewhat hard at the head.can send a pic?

22 yr. old male, with a red, swollen bump under his R eye. appeared 2 days ago. it is not itchy nor painful. somewhat hard at the head.can send a pic?

Sty?: this could be a sty or a chalazion. Consult me or another local doc on HealthTap Concierge and I would be happy to help. In the mean time, try placing a warm wet compress (wash cloth) over the area to encourage it to open and drain. ...Read more

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Woke up with upper right eyelid swollen, but eye is not red, painful, or itchy. No bumps. I didn't eat anything different.

Woke up with upper right eyelid swollen, but eye is not red, painful, or itchy. No bumps. I didn't eat anything different.

Many causes!: It could be fluid retention if you sleep on that side, it could be mosquito bite, rubbing of eyes.... Try some cool compress on it. If it persists and recurs, consult a local ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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I eat fennel seed. After 1 mnth have eye rash outer part of both eyes. Possible photosensitivity? Very itchy, painful. Spf 60, no help. What to take?

I eat fennel seed. After 1 mnth have eye rash outer part of both eyes. Possible photosensitivity? Very itchy, painful.  Spf 60, no help. What to take?

Prob allergy: You probably have developed an allergy. It could be eye makeup, eye lash color, face makeup or even foods etc. Many possibilities. First try it with no make up or if you must have make up use a hypo allergenic brand. ...Read more

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I have pink eye in both eyes. Painful, lots of discharge and burning sensation as well as itchiness. Eyes are bloodshot with yellow discharge.

See a doctor: You should see your doctor or go to an urgent care as soon as you can. You can try clean warm water compresses to your eyes, which may bring some relief. Change these frequently, and make sure to wash your hands well, as this can be infectious. If you wear contacts, make sure you do not until this is completely resolved. ...Read more

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My eye is red swollen, itchy, painful and has bumps on the inner eyelid the bumps look like small holes. There is discharge seeping from the bumps?

My eye is red swollen, itchy, painful and has bumps on the inner eyelid the bumps look like small holes. There is discharge seeping from the bumps?

Possible stye?: I note you're from the UK. This is a UK based information leaflet. http://patient.info/health/stye I recommend that you seek urgent medical attention however as other serious eye infections need to be rapidly excluded. ...Read more

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Painful, itchy rash on palms of hands & soles of feet, followed shortly by acute infection of 1 eye (treated) but rash persists. Herpes Zoster?

Not Zoster: Pustulosis palmaris et plantaris. Dyshidrotic eczema. Pompholix. Psoriasis. Id reaction. See a dermatologist for diagnosis and therapy. ...Read more