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My right eye: itch (eye corner and in place where eyelashes grow up), feel something in eye corner, continously eye muscle contraction, what is disease?

My right eye: itch (eye corner and in place where eyelashes grow up), feel something in eye corner, continously eye muscle contraction, what is disease?

Multiple causes: Itching in the corners of the eyes is often related to allergy. Itching on the edge of the eyelids where the lashes grow is often related to blepharitis. Rapid muscle contractions of the lid is called blepharospasm and can have several causes. You need to see your ophthalmologist to examine your eyes for these conditions, to determine your correct diagnoses and the best course of therapy. ...Read more

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What foods might be causing my left eye to itch in the corner and the same eye having a flaky eyelid? Thanking you in anticipation. R.G.

What foods might be causing my left eye to itch in the corner and the same eye having a flaky eyelid? Thanking you in anticipation. R.G.

Bleharitis: Your itchy eye is probably due to blepharitis. Try cleaning the lids daily with one of many over the counter lid scrubs. If this does not help, see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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The rigth inner corner of my eye itches really bad its been like that for a week what can it be? And what can I do to make it stop?

The rigth inner corner of my eye itches really bad its been like that for a week what can it be? And what can I do to make it stop?

Blepharitis: Localized area of itching, redness, and swelling may be an allergic reaction. Treatment includes an eye ointment containing a cortisone and possibly an antibiotic if the skin is broken, several times a day. Avoid make-up in that area. ...Read more

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The left corner of my eye is swollen and itches a lot, what can I do for these symptoms?

The left corner of my eye is swollen and itches a lot, what can I do for these symptoms?

Eye irritation: Has many possible causes. Initially, you can try using over the counter artificial tears or allergy drops on a regular basis. If this doesn't help, then you should contact your eye doctor to make sure nothing more significant is taking place. ...Read more

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The skin around my eyelashes in the corner of my eye really hurts and itches, what happened?

The skin around my eyelashes in the corner of my eye really hurts and itches, what happened?

Eyelid tenderness: What products do you use on your lashes. Also it you have allergies the eyelids are a common area to notice irritation. Try not to rub the skin and watch what products you use on your hands, eyelid irritation is often due to skin care products used on the hands such as nail polish and artificial nails. ...Read more

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The inner corner of my left eye has been red for hours. Itches, feels like a grain of sand is in my eye. Eyes not dry & bugs me most with eyes closed?

The inner corner of my left eye has been red for hours. Itches, feels like a grain of sand is in my eye. Eyes not dry & bugs me most with eyes closed?

Allergy: You may have allergic reaction to some thing. Did you have any exposure to foreign body? Pls wash your closed eye with cold water many times. If did not go away you can use allergy drop (Alaway, Zadidor 2x per day) or artificial tears. If still persist then see an eye doc. ...Read more

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I have a red bump on my left eye to the right in the corner on my water line. It itches and when I itch it it hurts.

I have a red bump on my left eye to the right in the corner on my water line. It itches and when I itch it it hurts.

Bump on eyelid: I'd have to see to be sure but it sounds like you may have what is called a sty. This is an infection in one of the glands on the edge of the eyelid. I would recommend you visit with your doctor to see if you need an antibiotic. ...Read more

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Outer corner of right eye is red and has been for 3 weeks. It doesn't hurt but sometimes burns and itches. No discharge either, what could it be?

Outer corner of right eye is red and has been for 3 weeks. It doesn't hurt but sometimes burns and itches. No discharge either, what could it be?

Angular blepharitis: Probably a flare up of some blepahritis. Try warm compresses to the closed eyelids for 5 minutes twice daily, and clean the lid area with diluted baby shampoo. You may need to see your ophthalmologist for treatment with an ointment or drop. ...Read more

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My lacrimal punctum is hurting. It itches and it feels a bit sore. Underneath the inner corner of my eye I see redness. What could it be? Is it a stye

My lacrimal punctum is hurting. It itches and it feels a bit sore. Underneath the inner corner of my eye I see redness. What could it be? Is it a stye

Itching can be a: Symptom of an allergic response or inflammation. The associated swelling of the delicate tissue could contribute to the discomfort as well. A chalazion (stye) would present itself on the lid margin or eyelid itself. You may want to consider an OTC allergy drop and if not better in 24 hours see your Ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Eyelid just got over the flu. But now my upper eye lid is red and looks alittle swollen. Its the left eye only. Its not watery. Just itches on and off. Mostly when it start it itch its at the corner the part closed to your nose. Its not really discharging

Eyelid just got over the flu. But now my upper eye lid is red and looks alittle swollen. Its the left eye only. Its not watery. Just itches on and off. Mostly when it start it itch its at the corner the part closed to your nose. Its not really discharging

If: If the lid becomes painful, this likely represents a stye. Start using the lid soaks with a warm wash cloth 2-3 times daily for 2-3 minutes. If the lid continues to swell, I would recommend evaluation by your eye doctor. This could represent many different things. ...Read more

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Itches eyes and rolls eyes up?

Itches eyes and rolls eyes up?

Dryness or allergies: Please consult you eye care physician. Itching and rolling your eyes up can be secondary to many causes of ocular surface inflammations. Allergies, dryness, blepharitis, just to mention a few.
Start preservative free artificial tears and see an eyecare physician. ...Read more

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Lump between eyes that is hard itches peels pops?

Lump between eyes that is hard itches peels pops?

What is the question: Sebaceous cyst, if problematic see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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What to do about really bad dry eyes when wearing a jacket and itches?

What to do about really bad dry eyes when wearing a jacket and itches?

Allergy: Allergy in the eye can feel dry and itchy. Try washing the jacket. It may be possible to wash the allergens off your jacket. If the itching persists, you may need to get a jacket made from a different material. ...Read more

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My son's eye suddenly swelled up and he complains that it itches but doesn't hurt what could this be?

My son's eye suddenly swelled up and he complains that it itches but doesn't hurt what could this be?

Allergy: Itching is also suspicious for a chemical release called histamine. The body uses this in response to an allergy challenge. Pollen, dust, outside chemical contamination all may be causes. The eyelids are very thin so some swelling can be present. If white part of eye is reddish may be start of pinkeye. Place cool slice cucumber over eye for 15 minutes to help and see MD soon if continues itching ...Read more

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How to cure eye itches? Can I use eye drops daily?

How to cure eye itches? Can I use eye drops daily?

Allergies: Itching of the eyeballs often seasonal can be helped by the use of antihistamine eye drops that may be purchased over the counter. Examples are Zaditor ™ and Alaway™. These may be used twice daily. For more serious allergic conditions, an examination to review the eyes will be Necessary. Additionally, if you're aware of what triggers the allergic symptoms, avoidance is best. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why do my eyes get so red and irratated and my face itches?

Why do my eyes get so red and irratated and my face itches?

Sounds like allergic: Sounds like an allergic response to something, either cream, eaten, or somehow in contact with! You need to investigate for the offending agent. ...Read more

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Small round dry patch on eye lid that itches, what are they?

Small round dry patch on eye lid that itches, what are they?

Several possible: Causes. Need more data like duration of symptoms, severity of itch, whether you use any home remedies. If you want an accurate diagnosis, get it checked. ...Read more

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What to do if I have pink under my left eye. Really itches and it is now suddenly getting crusty?

Allergic dermatitis: Itching is classically associated with allergies. Seasonal or contact may result in ocular symptoms. The scaling may be associated with rubbing or may be secondary to the allergy. ...Read more

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Itchy eyes for the past few months. Went to optom and they prescribed fucithalmic ointment. Did help a bit, but after using for a month still itches?

Allergic?: May be allergic conjunctivitis which is related to hayfever and may respond better to topical or oral antihistamines, or topical cromoglycate or in extreme cases require topical steroid drops and may explain why didn't quite improve with the fucithalmic antibiotic. Worth getting a doctor examination to confirm this diagnosis exclude alternative possibilities and work out best treatment. ...Read more

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Because my eye still itches do I have infection?

Because my eye still itches do I have infection?

No: Itchiness, is not very specific symptom for an eye infection. Most of the time itchy eyes are related to allergies.
Dry eye also can cause itchy eyes.
You need to see your eye doctor to diagnose you with the right cause for itchy eyes. ...Read more

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Eyes always very red and left eye itches and tears?

Eyes always very red and left eye itches and tears?

See your doctor: Eyes are sensitive barometers of you and environment you are in, will read your allergens you are exposed, see your doctor to fine the cause to treat you. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my left eye and face itches really bad?

What does it mean if my left eye and face itches really bad?

Allergy or infection: It may be an allergic reaction to food, makeup, soap, insect sting. It also may be an infection of the eye or surrounding skin. Also a nerve infection or irritation may cause itching. Herpes can also cause itching and if it is in the eye needs immediate treatment as that may affect permanent damage to the eyesight. ...Read more

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My eyes itches when I walk or sit along the sun, do I have an allergy?

My eyes itches when I walk or sit along the sun, do I have an allergy?

Possibly: Itching can be a sign of allergy but can also be a sign of dry eyes. Try using some over the counter artificial tears and see if that helps. If not, see about having your doctor prescribe prescription allergy drops. ...Read more

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My eye still itches. Do I still need to continue the use of the eye drops?

My eye still itches. Do I still need to continue the use of the eye drops?

We need more info: What conditions were you treated for and what type of eye drops are you using. ...Read more

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He's eyes are blurry and after he is washing his eye it itches. Like he's having sand in the eye.

He's eyes are blurry and after he is washing his eye it itches. Like he's having sand in the eye.

See eye Dr.: Your description of the symptoms is inadequate. However the feeling of sand in the eye could mean chronic infection of the conjunctiva. See an ophthalmologist for examination. ...Read more

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Un diagnosed swelling since 4 years below right eye. Soft Swelling, varies but is persistent. Itches very rarely. Please Help?

Un diagnosed swelling since 4 years below right eye. Soft Swelling, varies but is persistent. Itches very rarely. Please Help?

Get it checked: Have a healthcare personnel look at the swelling to determine the nature of it. Your primary care provider or a skin doctor will be of great help. ...Read more