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What are these tiny white bumps i get under my eyelids, they look like water bumps sometimes it feels as if I have something in my eye. What are they?

What are these tiny white bumps i get under my eyelids, they look like water bumps  sometimes it feels as if I have something in my eye. What are they?

Concretions: Are fluid filled cysts that come and go on the insides of your lids. They are almost always harmless and no treatment is needed. If you are having eye problems, make sure you see your eye doctor to determine if anything needs to be treated. ...Read more

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My ears feel like they are burning?

My ears feel like they are burning?

Redness?: Could be skin rash , inflammed cartilage or part of flushing on face. Inflammation of cartilage on both ears can be associated with inflammation. Redness can be part of systemic infection or even allergic reaction. Short term cold compresses and antiinflammatories. Watch for other symptoms than see doc for evaluation. ...Read more

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My skin surrounding my eyes are dry and flaky, particularly my eyebags, sometimes they're itchy and feels like they're burning.What do you think it is?

My skin surrounding my eyes are dry and flaky, particularly my eyebags, sometimes they're itchy and feels like they're burning.What do you think it is?

Eyelid dermatitis: Is a condition which causes the symptoms you are describing. It's often associated with eczema of the skin on other parts of your body. If your symptoms are severe enough, you may need some eye ointment to treat this. You should discuss this with your ophthalmologist. Be careful about using over the counter skin creams close to your eyes. ...Read more

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My eyes are bloodshot, but they feel fine. Will I get welders flash?

My eyes are bloodshot, but they feel fine. Will I get welders flash?

Welders flash: Welders flash usually very painful. Likely from drying out of tear film. Use non-preserved artificial tears in frig 4-8x per day to see if that resolves. Could look up "lid hygiene" at eyedoc2020@blogspot.com on how to improve your tear film to help decrease redness. If eye is bright red, could have a subconjunctival hemorrhage. ...Read more

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My palms and soles have been red for 2 months. They occasionally feel like they burn. When I press on them they look yellow. What could this be?

My palms and soles have been red for 2 months. They occasionally feel like they burn. When I press on them they look yellow. What could this be?

Red palms and soles: May be palmar erythema from pregnancy , live( rare at 22), non alcoholic fatty liver , erythromelalgia( redness burning , heat) ,autoimmune disease (Lupus), or polycythemia/ thrombocythemia- increased red blood cells/ platelets - check blood count ( rare )- reflex sympathetic dystrophy which would be more painful . Could also be eczema - though usually not palms or fungal or allergy. F/u /w/doc ...Read more

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I'm wondering why my eyes always feels like they are burning?

I'm wondering why my eyes always feels like they are burning?

Dryness: As long as the vision is fine and the eyes are minimally red with no discharge, then the most common cause for the feeling of 'burning' is dryness. Go to the pharmacy and look for the dry eye section. Get lubricating drops (but not the drops which say gets the red out as these are drying) and use these drops regularly and that should address the problem. ...Read more

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I out a lot of artificial tears on my eyes today because they were feeling dry but now they feel weird . Like heavy and look kinda blurry !

I out a lot of artificial tears on my eyes today because they were feeling dry but now they feel weird . Like heavy and look kinda blurry !

Gel drops?: Did you use a gel forming tear drop? This is a tea drop that is designed to form a gel on the corneal surface to coat the cornea. Usually used just before sleeping. Can blur the vision and not recommended for daytime use. ...Read more

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I'm getting like red bumps appearing on my skin they are quite itchy and I don't know what they are.

I'm getting like red bumps appearing on my skin they are quite itchy and I don't know what they are.

Urticaria: bumps that are intensely itchy are usually an allergic reaction to something: you ate, inhaled or came in contact with. If you have itching or feel tightness in your throat or having trouble breathing, you need to go ER, otherwise, try some bendadryl (take it before bedtime and do NOT drive and operate machinery if you take this one) for tonight or claritin (loratadine) or zyrtec (all over the counter) ...Read more

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My lips are very red and feel like they're on fire, they are swollen, chapstick etc. Do not seem to help the dry feeling around my lips help me please?

My lips are very red and feel like they're on fire, they are swollen, chapstick etc. Do not seem to help the dry feeling around my lips help me please?

You need help: Your symptoms can be due to a variety of causes from sunburn and cold weather to allergies, yeast infections, eczema, or neuropathy(a neurological disorder that damages the nerve endings in your lips). It would be prudent to consult with a dermatologist for an evaluation and appropriate diagnosis so that your symptoms can be properly addressed. ...Read more

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My eyes always look like I am tired. The top eyelids are always as if they're closed. What are some ways to make my eyes more open?

My eyes always look like I am tired. The top eyelids are always as if they're closed. What are some ways to make my eyes more open?

Ptosis: ...is a drooping or falling of the upper or lower eyelid. The drooping may be worse after being awake longer, when the individual's muscles are tired. Assure you are getting enough sleep first. If it happens all the time, see the Eye dr, as it may lead to other issues if your lids droop too low.Treatment depends on the type of ptosis and is usually performed by an ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgeon ...Read more

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My eyes are extremely dry they also burn and constantly are red what should I do?

My eyes are extremely dry they also burn and constantly are red what should I do?

Try this: Try using artificial tears three to four times per day. If this does not alleviate the problem, then see an ophthalmologist to determine what is going on. ...Read more

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Why do my bruises turn red and become itchy and raised in the sun? They look like crazy misqito bites but they are where my bruises are.

Why do my bruises turn red and become itchy and raised in the sun? They look like crazy misqito bites but they are where my bruises are.

Itchy Injury: You are descibing what sounds like a histamine mediated symptom. Soft tissue injury usually results in the release of prostaglandins which ar chemicals in the body associated with inflammation. There are individuals who have unusually large amounts of histamine in the skin and will respond like you descibe. You can test this, by running a nail ove your skin and see if you get a raised red line. ...Read more

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Hi doctor, I am getting these small pimple like bumps on my forehead. sometimes they are red and sometimes they are not. they randomly popped up?

Hi doctor, I am getting these small pimple like bumps on my forehead. sometimes they are red and sometimes they are not. they randomly popped up?

Tiny bumps on skin: Without any other signs like fever,itching, redness can. E milia, clogged pres or Keratosis Polaris. This condition is caused by collection of dead skin cells around hair follicles. If you use an exfoliation system on the face regularly these may disappear, leaving the skin free of dead epithelial cells. An astringent applied to skin after exfoliation preventive of such bumps.. See a Dermatologist ...Read more

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My eyes feel cross eyed but there not they feel like that when closed also have fine vision?

My eyes feel cross eyed but there not they feel like that when closed also have fine vision?

You have fine vision: see your pediatrician. You may need to see a pediatric ophthalmologist, who can work you up this feeling you have of your eye crossing. They can measure your eye movements and see if one of your eye muscles might be weaker, or not, or if it's just at near or distance viewing. Should not be a problem. ...Read more

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For months my toes feels like they are cold but when I touch them they not and they are numb?

For months my toes feels like they are cold but when I touch them they not and they are numb?

Neuropathy.: It sounds as though you are exhibiting the beginning signs of a neuropathy. You will need to have a thorough evaluation to isolate the cause. Start with your PCP or go straight to a neurologist. ...Read more

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