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My Eyes Feel Gritty
My eyes are burning and itching and feel gritty and sticky and were watering could I be getting conjunctivitis?? What can I do
Patience: Conjunctivitis is caused by three things - germs, viruses, and allergies. Itching is usually more associated with allergies. Try flushing your eyes with saline eye drops several times a day and take an oral antihistamine such as Benadryl, zyrtec, or clariten. Ask your pharmacist for an over the counter eye drop suggestion but if symptoms are not improved after a few days consider seeing your MD ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do the eyes feel after nd yag laser surgery & how long does the recovery take are gritty eyes common?
Pain is minimal: Co2 and long-pulsed erbium lasers are the more common lasers used in resurfacing eyelids and the face. Pain is generally not a major complaint with laser resurfacing. Expect a 50 - 75% reduction in the depth of facial lines and wrinkles with ablative laser resurfacing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a circular rash on my side with red surrounding it the same type of rashes are on my face and chest i also feel very weak with dry gritty eyes?
I inhaled concentrated bleach mixed with a little water while cleaning, it burned my nostrils and I could have felt it in my throat also. The next day I was sick and still am. My eyes are gritty, runny at times and I feel lightheaded. I also feel like I c
Call poison control: Inhaled bleach can cause significant irritation and injury to the respiratory tract and eyes. It sounds like the exposure was several days ago. I suggest you call poison control for advice: 1-800-222-1222 ...Read more
See Eye MD: See an ophthalmologist to help you with this problem. ...Read more
See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
Dry Eye Syndrome: The vast majority of patients with this symptom have significant dry eye syndrome. You can try other otc drops like systane, optive, genteal, soothe etc, but likely you will find them inadequate as well. See an eye md for accurate diagnosis, and management, which may include the rx drop restasis, plugs in the draining tear ducts, oral supplements, increasing humidity in the environment etc. ...Read more
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