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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?
How to treat constant itchy, leaky eyes that didn't respond to conjunctivitis drops but only seemed to get more irritated and itchy after each use?
Can you take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) if you took Reactine about 12 hours ago, but eyes are really itchy now?
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
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
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 more
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.
Naph con a: If your symptoms are due to allergies naph con a helps with allergic eyes. ...Read more
My fiancé woke up with redness around her eyes and they are extremely irritated and itchy. We think it may be a reaction to her eye liner, ???
Been using LilyofTheDesertAloeVeraGelly on my scalp and hair to stop my scalp from itching and sores. It worked. But my eyes r irritated & itchy. Why?
ITCHY EYES - SHAMPOO:
THE CHANCES ARE THAT YOU ARE ALLERGIC TO ONE OR MORE INGREDIENTS IN THE SHAMPOO!
TRY A MILDER ONE, LIKE A BABY SHAMPOO, FOR A FEW WEEKS AND SEE IF THAT RELIEVES THE ITCHING.
BEST LUCK. . . ...Read more
My eyes have been really itchy. If I itch my right eye too hard and much, a clear bubble appears. Now above/below eye swollen and won't go down.?
Allergies: This sounds like allergies. Rubbing makes worse. Naphcon-A eye drops are very effective and very inexpensive and don't cause the sedation of other antihistamines. Avoid all scented products and aerosols for now. If these drops don't help, see a doctor. ...Read more
I have really heavy eye discharge (green/yellow) and my eyes are really itchy, any way to stop the itchyness? I also am really sick (flu)
Infection: This can be a secondary viral or bacterial infection that can also have been released by having the flu and affecting your body's ability to fight infections. You need to see an eye md. ...Read more
I have headaches everyday, very dry irritated eyes and really bad itchy skin, had blood test and all that was high was alk phos and total protein, ?
Dry eye: The dry eye component can also lead to headache. An eye exam can help determine how bad the dryness is, if there are any associated or aggravating factors like blepharitis, sjogren's syndrome, or allergy. Treatment can range from otc artificial tears to gel drops and ointments to restasis. ...Read more
Irritated my face w wipes and cleanser. Now I have itchy bumps all around eyes and face. Skin coloured little itchy bumps. History of eczema.
Contact dermatitis: Likely from the cleanser and/or facial wipes. You will need to get a doctor to prescribe you some steroid cream to help treat the hypersensitivity reaction. Or a steroid pill or injection if it gets worse on the face especially around the eyes. Try not to use that cleanser or wipe again. And if you have history of eczema, you will need to be very careful of trying anything new in the future. ...Read more
Should I be concerned about major headaches and itchy, irritated, occasionally blurry, sometimes swollen eyes? Could this be a brain tumor?
I wake with itchy rashes on my throat/neck the last month that usually go away. Now I wake with itchy puffy eyes that stay irritated all day. Any advi?
Dust allergies: Fairly common symptoms for dust allergies. Builds up as you sleep. They are worse in the morning. Pollen allergies are worse as the day goes on. Allergies cause itching ; tearing. Over-the-counter allergy medicine ; eyedrops help relieve it. Zaditor (ketotifen) is a good eye drop for allergies. You can also take over the counter medicine like loratidine in the morning or zyrtec before bed. ...Read more
During the past week I have suffered from itchy irritated skin, and symptoms referring to hay fever such as the sneezing, sore eyes etc. Can you help me?
You may want to try an over the counter drop called Zaditior both eyes 2x day. If you really have significant findings by your ophthalmologist, then a short course of topical steroids may be indicated. (FML).
Sometimes an antibiotic is indicated for bacterial infections. ...Read more
What can I do?, medical problem, irritated eyes, nosebleed, pain in lower back, extremely itchy, red spots on skin.?
Need exam: Those are a lot of often unrelated and fairly non-specific symptoms. You're going to need an exam by your primary care physician. ...Read more
Face is red, itchy, eyes irritated, slight swelling at edge of eyelid, fatigued, very dizzy, woozy, sometimes slight blurring of vision, what could it be?
Sounds like allergic: Allergies, to be certain see your primary care doctor who gave give you specific treatment. ...Read more
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