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My Eyes Get Really Itchy And Irritated When I Take My Contacts Off Is This Normal
My whole right eye has been red for the past 12 hours. It is not irritated, itchy and there is no discharge. I wear contacts and take them out every night. I have no past history of eyeproblems. What should I do?
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I have had extremely itchy and irritated eyes over the past couple of days and around the tear glands are redder than normal, what's wrong?
Virus or allergy: Likely a viral infection or reaction to something in your environment. ...Read more
Why do you get a sty in your eye and how do you get rid of it? I've had it for 3 days and shows no sign of clearing up. It is really itchy
Blocked gland: Styes are sort of like pimples in the eyelid. Most of the time the cause is unknown. Use very hot compresses (hot washcloth) 3 times daily. Make sure you get at least 5-10 minutes of heat each time. You may need other treatment if that doesn't work in the next few days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Past 2wks my right eye has been really itchy on and off. its not red or swollen. I don't wear contacts. I haven't been getting much sleep. Causes?
Allergy /blepharitis: There are multiple causes of red eyes. Itching tends to point to a histamine mediated condition - such as allergy. This could be environmental or contact. Other categories would be eyelid margin inflammation such as blepharitis. You can try an over the counter artificial tear or allergy drop (such as Ketotifen - marketed as Zaditor (ketotifen) or Alaway) ...Read more
Taking bacitracin ophthalmic ointment for a stye. What are normal side effects? My eye gets slightly irritated/itchy is that normal?
Not effective: Bacitracin, a good antibiotic for open skin wounds, will not penetrate into a stye which is a closed system. The best treatment is frequent applications of very warm (not hot) pads or washcloth for 4 minutes about 5 times per day. Although very uncommon, you could develop an allergy to Bacitracin as well. ...Read more
Allergy meds: Itchy eyes are most likely due to allergies. Try an over the counter drop like zaditor (ketotifen) and see if this gives you relief. Dry eyes can cause this as well and over the counter artificial tears 4 times a time should help if this is the problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My eyes have gotten really itchy all of a sudden. How can I tell if its allergies or something else?
Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes the eyes to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, detergents, chemicals, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause itchy eyes. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had conjunctivitis. A week later, my eyes have been really itchy and tend to burn. Are these related?
Shouldn't happen: If your primary infection was treated appropriately your symptoms should have resolved. Prolonged redness and itching may be an indication that you are sensitive to one of the components in the medication. In the case of viral conjunctivitis, it can take up to two weeks for it to completely resolve. ...Read more
My eyes will become really red if i wore eye lenses and itchy, watery too. Is it because it irritated my eyes? But i can't see without wearing it.
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