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Eye Irritation (Definition)

Eye irritation is a symptom that patients will report, and is typically related to dry eye or blepharitis. However, many other conditions can lead to eye irritation, as well as eye surgery. Doctors should evaluate patients with eye irritation with a slit lamp exam, and use Fluorescein stain to determine whether there is an infection ...Read more


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Do I have scleroderma 46 year old female positive. Ana two times 1:40 and 1:160 negative nucleolar pattern negative subtests. No skin issues, eye irritation once in a while. Ana tests done 1 1/2 years ago. Rheumatalogist finds nothing except ANA and i

Do I have scleroderma 46 year old female positive. Ana two times 1:40 and 1:160 negative nucleolar pattern negative subtests. No skin issues, eye irritation once in a while.  Ana tests done 1 1/2 years ago.  Rheumatalogist finds nothing except ANA and i

Unlikely : The combination of your very low ANA titers and lack of symptoms make scleroderma unlikely. Patterns of ANA are not reproducible, and an ANA titer of <1:80 has been reported in up to 13% of healthy patients. Ana is a screening assay which should be followed by a more specific autoantibody tests. 95% of scleroderma patients will have an identifiable positive autoantibody. (uptodate. Com, 7/16/12). ...Read more

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Do I have scleroderma 46 year old female positive. Ana two times 1:40 and 1:160 negative nucleolar pattern negative subtests. No skin issues, eye irritation once in a while. Ana tests done 1 1/2 years ago. Rheumatalogist finds nothing except ANA and i

Do I have scleroderma 46 year old female positive. Ana two times 1:40 and 1:160 negative nucleolar pattern negative subtests. No skin issues, eye irritation once in a while.  Ana tests done 1 1/2 years ago.  Rheumatalogist finds nothing except ANA and i

Nothing to do: The only thing you can do is to wait. In rheumatologic diseases, the components of the syndrome sometimes don't manifest at once but during the curse of several years. Worrying now for something that can be nothing is not good for your mind. Positive ANA test doesn't mean that you have a disease. ...Read more

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Have sore throat, cold, eye irritation. Palm is alone hot. Tired n have head ache. But have no fever. What is the prob?

Have sore throat, cold, eye irritation. Palm is alone hot. Tired n have head ache. But have no fever. What is the prob?

Cannot diagnose: Sounds as if you may have a viral illness, but without seeing and examining you, impossible to be specific. See a doctor and hope you are better soon. ...Read more

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Can video games cause eye irritation?

Can video games cause eye irritation?

May be?: It depends on how long u play and how long u rest. ...Read more

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Contace lenses and eye irritation, what to do?

Contace lenses and eye irritation, what to do?

Leave out lens: If an eye gets irritated, red or the vision changes, then remove the lens until it improves. If the conditions persist see your ophthalmologist but keep the lens out until then. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: eye irritation?

What is the definition or description of: eye irritation?

Eye pain: Eye irritation is a symptom that patients will report, and is typically related to dry eye or blepharitis. However, many other conditions can lead to eye irritation, as well as eye surgery. Doctors should evaluate patients with eye irritation with a slit lamp exam, and use Fluorescein stain to determine whether there is an infection or another treatable condition. ...Read more

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How to treat eye irritation: any possible conditions that I might have?

How to treat eye irritation: any possible conditions that I might have?

Probably a dry eye: I would order Oasis lubricating eye drops off the internet, about $24. They are wonderful, use as needed. If this does not solve the problem, see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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How to treat eye irritation from eye makeup?

How to treat eye irritation from eye makeup?

Eye irritation: Wash the yes, don't leave the make up on over the night, don't use the eye make up after 3 months of opening them, do not sure with others your eye make-up, before applying the make-up make sure your eye and face are clean, •If you tend to have dry eyes, avoid metallic/glitter, powder or other makeup that flakes ...Read more

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Can over usage of betnovate c causes eye irritation?

Can over usage of betnovate c causes eye irritation?

No: This medication is for acne and as long as you don't get it in the eye it does not eye irritation. But nothing should be overused. The steroid in that can cause skin thinning. Consult your prescribing family doctor or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Which drops to take for eye irritation because of allergies?

Which drops to take for eye irritation because of allergies?

Eye lubricant: If you are certain it is from allergy and not an infection or trauma, then start with an over the counter (OTC) eye lubricant like Systane. If this works, fine. There are OTC anti allergic drops, quite inexpensive, in most pharmacies which should be tried next. If the condition is persistent, then see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What could be causing eye irritation/redness/soreness?

What could be causing eye irritation/redness/soreness?

Dry eye: Dry eye, allergies are common causes. Try refresh tears (over the counter). If having pain, light sensitivity, eyelid matting, or redness then see an optometrist or ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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How to treat eye irritation with bruising (currently deployed)?

How to treat eye irritation with bruising (currently deployed)?

Eye irritation: By deployed, do you mean you are in Army and been deployed to Iraq or Afghanestan? If that's the case try to avoid direct sun, exposure to the dust and sand, wash your face and eyes regularely with cold and clean water, you can ask your doctor to evaluate you for possible allergy and therefore using anti-allergic drops. ...Read more

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Can an eyelash cause bad eye irritation?

Can an eyelash cause bad eye irritation?

Yes: An eyelash can grow inward and poke you in the eye when you blink, which can cause irritation. Additionally, an eyelash can come loose and float around on the surface of your eye, which can cause irritation as well. ...Read more

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I have eye irritation after inserting contact lens?

I have eye irritation after inserting contact lens?

Normal: A mild amount of irritation with contact lens insertion is normal. It typically lasts less than a minute. Irritation that is severe or lasts should cause you to remove the contact lens and seek professional help. ...Read more

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Why do I get frequent headaches accompanied with eye irritation?

Why do I get frequent headaches accompanied with eye irritation?

?Migraine?: Migraine is a common cause of such symptoms. It is often brought on by stress. Do something to relax and cheer you up. If it doe snot settle donw, a neurologist might help you with good medication for migraine headaches. ...Read more

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Eye irritation after inserting contact lens. Stop or keep wearing?

Eye irritation after inserting contact lens. Stop or keep wearing?

Clean or overused?: You should probably rest your eyes from wearing the lenses for a week and try them again. You may have a scratch there. Make sure you are cleaning them and using a protein remover wash? Also don't over use them if they are disposable. You may have to change to a different style or brand. ...Read more

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What is causing my eye irritation after already removing my contact lenses?

What is causing my eye irritation after already removing my contact lenses?

Dry eye: Usually it is dry eye or irritation of the membranes of the eye. See your eye doctor for an examination. ...Read more

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How to treat eye irritation on one side near exterior lacrimal in corner of eye (canuc lacrim?

How to treat eye irritation on one side near exterior lacrimal in corner of eye (canuc lacrim?

Eye irritation: The question to be addressed is what is causing the irritation you are experiencing. An ophthalmologist can address this issue. ...Read more

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My son 5 yrs. Old always rubbing his 2 eyes most of the time it seems to me an eye irritation especially after watching tv or playing games on ccomput?

My son 5 yrs. Old always rubbing his 2 eyes most of the time it seems to me an eye irritation especially after watching tv or playing games on ccomput?

Need Eye Check: At 5 year well child visit, vision screening done in most pediatric offices. American academy of pediatrics recommend visual acuity measurement at 5, 6, 8, 10, 12, 15 and 18 yrs. Now many pediatric offices has computerized machines: photo-screener or auto-refeactor. Some offices still use snellen chart. Your son needs to have an eye exam to find out the cause. Don't wait. ...Read more

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My right contact lens after a week causes slight blurriness and eye irritation. This remains with glasses on. What causes 1 lens to always wear faster?

My right contact lens after a week causes slight blurriness and eye irritation. This remains with glasses on. What causes 1 lens to always wear faster?

Wrong assumption.: There is probably nothing wrong with the contact lens itself. There may be a problem with the fit in that eye or perhaps that eye is more dry and becomes contact lens intolerant sooner. Modern contact lens technology is amazingly consistent. Eyes not so much. ...Read more

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What is the best cure for eye irritation? Visine drops?

What is the best cure for eye irritation? Visine drops?

Identify cause: The best solution for any problem is to identify the cause. Once the cause is identified, the correct treatment plan can be implemented. Using visine drops will likely treat your symptoms, but not the root cause of the problem. See your eye doctor. ...Read more

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How should I deal with eye irritation from computer screen?

How should I deal with eye irritation from computer screen?

Try artificial tears: Eye irritation from computer use may be due to dryness from inadequate blinking. You might try more frequent breaks, cold compresses and over the counter artificial tears. Also, make sure you are wearing the proper glasses, position your monitor at eye level to help avoid eye strain and headaches. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of eye irritation due to doing allnighter wearing contacts?

How do I get rid of eye irritation due to doing allnighter wearing contacts?

Take them off: Shouldn't wear them that long if they irritate you
use daily lenses, lubricate your eyes. ...Read more

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From two year having eye irritation problem. Some time have puffy inflation over lower eyelid. Having azythromycin drops. What to do?

From two year having eye irritation problem. Some time have puffy inflation over lower eyelid. Having azythromycin drops. What to do?

Ophthalmologist: Never ever fool with illnesses affecting your eye because loss of vision is a heavy price to pay for lack of appropriate care. Without seeing what this is there is no way to diagnose or suggest treatment, but you should definitely see an ophthalmologist. Do not confuse this with an optomatrist, who is not a doctor of medicine. ...Read more