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What causes eyes to feel like they have sand?

What causes eyes to feel like they have sand?

Many causes: There are many potential causes for a sandy feeling in the eyes. A common one is dry eye syndrome. Try some artificial tears (over the counter at the drug store). If this doesn't work, see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Every once in a while my eyes feel like they have sand in them. What causes this?

Every once in a while my eyes feel like they have sand in them. What causes this?

Dryness: Most likely your eyes have some degree of dryness. This is sensitive to your bodily hydration, atmospheric moisture and history of eye or systemic disease. If minor and does not affect the vision nor cause eye redness, you can apply over the counter lubricating eyedrops. If not minor, you should consult with your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Is it normal for the eyes to feel like sand while spending time on computer?

Is it normal for the eyes to feel like sand while spending time on computer?

No: Foreign body sensation (FBS) or sand feeling are usually signs of dry eyes. You must check your eyes for dry eyes, blepharitis and some other causes of fbs. ...Read more

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He is like sand in the eyes?

He is like sand in the eyes?

Unclear question: If it feels like you have sand in your eyes, it may be due to dry eyes, inflammation, allergy or having foreign bodies in the eye. It would be prudent to consult your doctor for an in-person evaluation. ...Read more

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My eyes feels like there is sand inside, what could be the problem?

My eyes feels like there is sand inside, what could be the problem?

Dry eyes: Most common cause of sandy foreign body sensation is dry eyes. The "wetting tear" production (not the crying tears) decrease in women after age 35-40 and in men after age 50-55 and these symptoms can occur. There are other causes too. You must see an eye md. ...Read more

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Does hanging upside down cause any problems like to the eyes or something?

Does hanging upside down cause any problems like to the eyes or something?

No,: Hanging upside down will not cause any eye problems. They may temporarily throb or get red, but this will resolve when you return to a normal position. ...Read more

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I feel like one of my other eyes is blinking faster then the other and it's bothering me very badly. It's causes me to feel down idk what to do...

I feel like one of my other eyes is blinking faster then the other and it's bothering me very badly. It's causes me to feel down idk what to do...

Doubtful: This is obviously a feeling but I would bet that if you look at yourself in the mirror , you would find that your lids (eyes) blink at the same rate. This is because the nervous connections for these come from the same place in the brain and its connections. You could not independently blink your eyes even if you tried, although you can wink them independently. ...Read more

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What can cause you to look like you have two black eyes if you haven't been hit. ?

What can cause you to look like you have two black eyes if you haven't been hit. ?

Black eyes: There are many possibilites. Can be hereditary, allergies, sun exposure, puffy eye lids casting shadows, eczema, hormonal imbalances, fatigue and more. Often comes on with aging. Best to see your doctor for an examination to determine the cause and receive proper treatment. ...Read more

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