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Sore throat, sore neck, head ache, red glassy eyes but no fever in a 9 year old male child?

Sore throat, sore neck, head ache, red glassy eyes but no fever in a 9 year old male child?

Dr. can check throat: Infections of the tonsils, throat, neck lymph nodes, or sinuses, can cause sore throat, and neck ache or headache. For some people, ear pressure or ear pain can also cause sore throat, and neck ache or headache. A primary care doctor can check to see if it is a routine problem such as strep throat, which needs antibiotics. For pain, there is Tylenol, Motrin, and other OTC cold medicines. ...Read more

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Sore throat, sore neck, head ache, red glassy eyes but no fever in a 9 year old male child?

Sore throat, sore neck, head ache, red glassy eyes but no fever in a 9 year old male child?

See his doctor.: It sounds like he needs to be examined by his doctor. Even though he doesn't have fever, and this may be a viral illness, he should be seen to rule out strep or other treatable illness. Meanwhile you can give him ibuprofen or acetaminophen for the pain, if he has no medical contraindication to doing so. Also, make sure he is drinking fluids. ...Read more

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My son has a fever and his eye sockets are extremrly hot as well as his body why are his eye sockets hot and eyes red and glassy?

My son has a fever and his eye sockets are extremrly hot as well as his body why are his eye sockets hot and eyes red and glassy?

Some viral infection: have this characteristic. One of the more common illnesses that cause a high fever and glassy, red eyes with watery discharge would be influenza. With a fever, the body dilates the blood vessels in the skin to help cool itself, which causes vascular areas like the face to flush and feel warm. Orbital cellulitis causes the eyelids to be red and swollen and needs evaluation. ...Read more

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Blurred vision from anesthesia two weeks after rotator cuff surgery . Eyes red and glassy otherwise good outcome.

Call your doctor: This may be a side effect due to a medication you are talking. Call your doctor and check. Otherwise, see an eye doc to find out what is going on. Glad the shoulder is doing fine! ...Read more

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What can I do about bags under my eyes and redness im my eyes?

What can I do about bags under my eyes and redness im my eyes?

Two separate issues: Bags under the eyes are usually caused by the herniation of fat through the infra orbital septum and cosmesis can be improved by blepharoplasty surgery where the fat is removed. Examintion can rule out other causes of baggy eyelids. Chronic red eyes are frequently from dry eye syndrome and an eye exam can confirm the diagnosis and eliminate more serious causes for a red eye. ...Read more

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What takes redness out of eyes instantly?

What takes redness out of eyes instantly?

Redness reliever: There is no automatic red out drops. Some over-the-counter drops can provide temporary relief though. You need to see any eye doctor to determine the underlying cause of the eye redness so it can be properly treated. ...Read more

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Why is it that our eyes get redness after watching tv for long time?

Why is it that our eyes get redness after watching tv for long time?

Tired/dry: Prolonged visual activities often lead to fatigue, dryness, and blurry vision. Sometimes eye strain results in headaches. Give yourself a break and look away from the monitor, use some artificial tear drops for eye irritation. Better yet, limit the amount of TV viewing you do. ...Read more

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How can I take the redness away from cried-out eyes?

How can I take the redness away from cried-out eyes?

Tears, time: While crying, the eyes become red. This is mostly caused by engorgement of blood vessels on the white of the eye as part of normal crying. The redness subsides naturally in a matter of minutes to hours (especially if you have been rubbing the eyes while crying). Artificial tears may soothe the sting from excess tears, but will not significantly speed up the resolution of the redness. ...Read more

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Woke up with very sticky gooey eyes last two days; redness visible

Woke up with very sticky gooey eyes last two days; redness visible

Possible infection: Your description sounds like an infectious process; typically conjunctivitis presents like you have described. Your symptoms may be either viral, or bacterial in origin; which is hard to discern based on your description and the lack of the 'whole story'. A visit to your primary care provider is warranted to further evaluate your eyes. ...Read more

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