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What causes you to get red eyes from smoking weed?

What causes you to get red eyes from smoking weed?

Blood vessels dilate: Marijuana use results in the dilation of blood vessels on the white part of your eye, which makes then appear red. ...Read more

Dr. James Dukelow
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Red Eye (Single) (Definition)

Red eye is a symptom in which a one or both of a person's eyes are redder than normal. Redness is usually caused by increased blood (red colored) in the reddened area. Increased blood flow can be due to allergies, inflammation, infection, hormonal changes, nerve problems, drug side effects, etc. ...Read more


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How can I get rid of red eyes caused by smoking and allergies?

How can I get rid of red eyes caused by smoking and allergies?

Eye drops: For allergies, several eye drops are available. Zaditor (also sold as store brands of ketotifen) is available otc. Prescription brands include pataday, Optivar and patanol (olopatadine). For red eyes with irritation vasoconstrictor drops, such as naphcon-a are effective. ...Read more

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I have really red eyes from smoking. How to get rid of it?

I have really red eyes from smoking. How to get rid of it?

Stop smoking: As a doctor, i'd first advise you to stop smoking. There's nothing good about smoking. It's difficult to quit, no doubt, but you should try. ...Read more

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I woke up 2days ago with a red eye. No pains no itches no discharge, just redness. What are the possible causes.

I woke up 2days ago with a red eye. No pains no itches no discharge, just redness. What are the possible causes.

Many possibilities: A simple red eye can be literally hundreds of things. But in general if it is only red with no other symptoms like pain, itching, irritation, tearing, discharge, blurred vision it is unlikely to be anything to worry about. Watch for other symptoms and if they occur you should see an eye doc. ...Read more

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What are some remedies/products I can use to reduce (if not eliminate) red eyes from smoking?

Stop smoking: Your red eyes are warning you that cadmium in cigarette smoke is causing stress and inflammation in your entire body. Smoking is addictive but if you eat healthy foods, move, for 15 minutes 4 times a day, and listen to relaxing music or sounds you can become a successful ex-smoker. A variety of products like vit d 3, curcurmin, fish oils, inositol, magnesium, selenium and zinc help. ...Read more

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How long does the red eyes from marijuana smoking last, and how can it be fixed?

How long does the red eyes from marijuana smoking last, and how can it be fixed?

24 hrs.: You can use drugs that are otc for red-eye. They constirct the blood vessels. But your last joint will be in you blood for three weeks, at least! ...Read more

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I've got red eye, and I don't know what caused it. What might have triggered it?

I've got red eye, and I don't know what caused it. What might have triggered it?

Causes of red eyes: Two conditions: blepharitis or meibomian gland dysfunction could cause red eyes. These are conditions of the eyelids that can cause inflammation leading to redness. Also, dry eyes can cause eyes to appear red. LipiFlow can treat dry eyes, blepharitis or meibomian gland dysfunction. Or I-BRITE Wye Whitening surgery can reduce excessive red blood vessels www. WhiterEyes. Com ...Read more

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I have an extreme red eye. Hurts a lot. I don't have money for medication. I'm not sure what caused it.

I have an extreme red eye. Hurts a lot. I don't have money for medication. I'm not sure what caused it.

Red Eye: Red eyes can be due to many reasons. If due to a virus (ie recent cold affecting eye), it can be itchy & very contagious: put cold ice packs to help relieve sx; if itchy it can also be due to allergy. If burning, likely due to clogged Meibomian glands: lid hygiene (see eyedoc2020.blogspot. Com). If very sun/light sensitive, could be uveitis: need to see eyeMD. ...Read more

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I have 1 really bloody almost all red eye for 3 days. Its not pink eye. There was no impact to eye. No pain or itching. I can see fine. Cause? Remedy?

I have 1 really bloody almost all red eye for 3 days. Its not pink eye. There was no impact to eye. No pain or itching. I can see fine. Cause? Remedy?

Hemorrhage: Sounds like a sub-conjunctival hemorrhage. As long as the vision is unchanged and there is no pain, everything should be fine. This is due to a blood vessel leaking blood and is usually without cause. Sometimes straining or blood thinner can cause this. If it continues to happen, follow up with eye md. Could be episcleritis, use artificial tears. ...Read more

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I have red eye more than 1 week without any help with antibiotic eye drops. What other underlying causes of red eye other than conjunctivitis?

I have red eye more than 1 week without any help with antibiotic eye drops. What other underlying causes of red eye other than conjunctivitis?

Viral: Majority of pink eyes or conjunctivitis are viral, therefore they have to run their course usually 10-14 days. Antibiotics alone won't make any difference. Antibiotics and mild steroids given under opththalmologists care can decrease the redness. But either way it will there for the full course of it. If only one eye is red then there are many more dx:, iritis, foreign body, to name a couple. ...Read more

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What is the cause of a 10 months old baby red eye with mucus?

What is the cause of a 10 months old baby red eye with mucus?

Conjunctivitis: This may be caused by conjunctivitis or a nasolacrimal duct obstruction. If persistent beyond a day or so you should see your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Woke up yesterday and eye was very red no pain or itching just red I wear contacts so took contact out of red eye but eye is still red possible causes?

Woke up yesterday and eye was very red no pain or itching just red I wear contacts so took contact out of red eye but eye is still red possible causes?

Many: You should see your ophthalmologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This way you can get the best treatment. ...Read more

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Could TMJ cause photophobia/red eye/dry eye syndrom?

Could TMJ cause photophobia/red eye/dry eye syndrom?

No: Please see an Opthalmologist and aDentist to treat your 2 disassociated problems. ...Read more

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The pediatrician referred my son to the opthalmologist because he has no red eye (like in pictures) when light is shined in his right eye. What causes?

Poor red reflex: Loss of red reflex in one or both eyes can be secondary to numerous issues. The most common causes are related to eye misalignment, cataract or other media opacty, or normal eye with abnormal reflex. Other more serious conditions can rarely cause this issue so I strongly recommend keeping the followup appointment with the ophthalmologist for a complete evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a red eye that it's been like this for a few years now. I start to have a blurry vision with it and no doctor knew what could cause this. Help!

Have it looked at...: Details are needed in your case in order to determine why this is happening- was it tender? Matted? Had. Associated symptoms? It's more appropriate if this is done in person with your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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I have swollen red eye bags, hurts a little when I blink. Cant find any sty or the bumps inside nor outisde eye. May I know the cause and treatment tq?

I have swollen red eye bags, hurts a little when I blink. Cant find any sty or the bumps inside nor outisde eye. May I know the cause and treatment tq?

Possible cellulitis: Sounds like early orbital cellulitis which requires treatment with antibiotics. Very important. So you will have to go to your doctor or the emergency room.
Cellulitis means infection of the skin, and the skin around the eyes may be vulnerable to this. ...Read more

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Itch inner eyelid n eyecorner, stimes in place whre eyelashes grow, feel sth wedge in eyecorner, stimes lid swelling itch n red. Eye not red/watery. Cause?

Itch inner eyelid n eyecorner, stimes in place whre eyelashes grow, feel sth wedge in eyecorner, stimes lid swelling itch n red. Eye not red/watery. Cause?

Blepharitis: It sound like you are describing multiple symptoms related to the edge of the eyelids. This is usually due to blepharitis. See your eye doctor to be sure. Warm compresses and lid scrubs can be helpful. ...Read more

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I have a drinking problem I used to do meth I have red on the inside of my right eye and I have tingling In my face neck and arm numbness to?

I have a drinking problem I used to do meth I have red on the inside of my right eye and I have tingling In my face neck and arm numbness to?

Appreciate open &...: Directness of the question. Happy to provide an answer, that may not be as concrete. For one it depends on how bad are the drinking and past drug problems. These symptoms could certainly be a non serious nerve irritation but also may be cardiomyopathy from alcohol or serious heart attack warning signs from meth. So without a complete evaluation, this could be a serious condition. ...Read more

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I am experiencing high blood pressure (hypertension), auditory hallucination, red or bloodshot eyes, heart murmur, difficulty thinking and balance...I'm a meth addict, daily for 2 years, . 5+ grams. Will these symptoms be reversible if I quit?

I am experiencing high blood pressure (hypertension), auditory hallucination, red or bloodshot eyes, heart murmur, difficulty thinking and balance...I'm a meth addict, daily for 2 years, . 5+ grams. Will these symptoms be reversible if I quit?

Meth: Continuing w/meth will only make things worse. You have good change to reverse many of your symptoms when you stop. Your symptoms are like a sneeze when you have a cold, not the underlying issue, which is meth. Please do get health ASAP. Start w/seeing your doctor for safety sake and referrals. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Red eye after I get up?

Red eye morning: The most common causes of red eye in the morning are: not enough sleep, blepharitis, allergy, dry eye, eyes opening while sleeping. An eye MD can help you sort it out. In the meantime, get enough sleep. Blepharitis is treated with warm compresses in the evening followed by scrubbing the base of the eyelashes with a cotton swab dipped in diluted baby shampoo. Rinse thoroughly with warm water. ...Read more

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Woke up entire eye red eye what is it?

Subconjunctival heme: If there is a patch of red on the surface of your eye, and your vision is unaffected, and you have no pain, it is possible that you have a subconjunctival hemorrhage -- essentially a bruise on your eyeball. You should see an eye md for evaluation. ...Read more

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For red eye what type of oral medicine is used?

Red eye: Since red eye may have dozens of causes, the type of medicine used varies with the ailment... ...Read more