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Burning Eyes (Definition)

Burning eyes is a symptom that patients may use to describe their eye pain related to dry eye or blepharitis. Patients with eye injuries or following eye surgery may also report eye burning. The treatment depends on the ...Read more


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Itchy burning eyes. With blurred vision?

Itchy burning eyes. With blurred vision?

Blepharitis : There are many causes of itchy burning eyes along with blurred vision, one of them having blepharitis (inflammation of eyelids). Inflammed eyelids can result in unhealthy corneal tear film which can cause uncomfortable feelings of itching, burning as well as blurred vision. You may need to be examined by an eye doctor who may use slit lamp to determine the exact cause and treat accordingly. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for Spring allergies with runny nose, sneezing, itchy face, and itching, red, burning eyes?

What is the best treatment for Spring allergies with runny nose, sneezing, itchy face, and itching, red, burning eyes?

Allergies: The best treatment is: get an allergy skin test before starting treatment to see what you are allergic to. Depending on results we see if OTC Claritin (loratadine) or other anti allergy meds will work for body & if a mast cell stabilizer or antihistamine or steroid drop is needed for the eyes. More info on Eyedoc2020.blogspot.com: "step ladder treatment for allergies". ...Read more

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10 days loss of voice, itchy burning eyes, cleardischarge, chest pain, shortbreath, tight neck, headache, inconsistent cough, tired, mouthsores ideas?

10 days loss of voice, itchy burning eyes, cleardischarge, chest pain, shortbreath, tight neck, headache, inconsistent cough, tired, mouthsores ideas?

You're sick: With this array of signs and symptoms, you have a significant illness. You need to be seen by an md, preferably and ear, nose and throat specialist. You may need a referral from a primary care provider. ...Read more

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My skin surrounding my eyes are dry and flaky, particularly my eyebags, sometimes they're itchy and feels like they're burning.What do you think it is?

My skin surrounding my eyes are dry and flaky, particularly my eyebags, sometimes they're itchy and feels like they're burning.What do you think it is?

Eyelid dermatitis: Is a condition which causes the symptoms you are describing. It's often associated with eczema of the skin on other parts of your body. If your symptoms are severe enough, you may need some eye ointment to treat this. You should discuss this with your ophthalmologist. Be careful about using over the counter skin creams close to your eyes. ...Read more

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I've had a reaction to my mascara. I stopped using it. The area round my eyes is red dry burning and itchy. Can I put anything on or around them?

I've had a reaction to my mascara. I stopped using it. The area round my eyes is red dry burning and itchy. Can I put anything on or around them?

Vaseline : You made the correct decision to discontinue the mascara product. You're obviously sensitive to some ingredient in it. Nonprescription products are usually contraindicationed around the eyes and eyelashes. As an option to soothe the flaking skin, try using some Vaseline by carefully smoothing a small Amount into the skin and eyelash area. Note that if this doesn't help resolve your symptoms, C MD. ...Read more

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I have dry and itchy and burning and twitchy eyes is there anything else that I can do besides eye drops and compress etc they are very affecting !! ?

I have dry and itchy and burning and twitchy eyes is there anything else that I can do besides eye drops and compress etc they are very affecting !! ?

Find the cause: The first step is to find the cause which can be allergic or irritant or more seasonal, sometimes having to do with the climate and the way your home is heated. Treatment depends on cause and could include a daily antihistamine, avoidance of irritants, use of a humidifier in the home. This could be explored further via an online consult or through your primary care doc. ...Read more

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I've had a reaction to my mascara. I stopped using it. The area round my eyes is red dry burning and itchy. Can I put anything on them or around them ?

I've had a reaction to my mascara. I stopped using it. The area round my eyes is red dry burning and itchy. Can I put anything on them or around them ?

Good start: Stopping the cosmetic is a good start. Washing the skin with soap to get rid of any of the mascara left on the face. Use bland emollients and wait 12-24 hours. If the skin is still bothering you by then, you could try a very light application of 1% cortisone cream available over the counter in any drugstore. If that fails, then see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more