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What Causes My Eye To Feel Like It Is Scratched
Corneal abrasion: Corneal abrasions are fairly common - they usually heal on their own if very tiny (probably like yours if caused by a kleenex), but see an ophthalmologist (eye md) if pain continues, increased photosensitivity, vision changes, and/or discharge. They can prescribe meds to help with pain. ...Read more
Unlikely: Most eyes with scratches have a defect produced in the corneal epithelium which is quite painful but heals well. The scratch would have to penetrate the eye or cause a progressive infection for the eye to proceed to blindness. And the person would have to ignore the symptoms of these and not get help. ...Read more
My two year old eyes are red and it looks likes there's a pimple inside. What's the cause of that, he's not scratching them. Please help.
Need more info: If the white of the eyes is red and there is discharge, it is conjunctivitis, or pink eye, which is a viral or bacterial infection and usually treated with prescription eye drops. If there is redness and swelling of just the eyelid with a pimple, that is consistent with a stye or hordeolum and warm compresses help to resolve. An exam would be very helpful and recommended. ...Read more
Does pink eye cause a scratching sensation against your eyeball? It feels like something is constantly scratching it and is so uncomfortable
Foreign body: You may have a piece of something that is still in your eye tissues or that object may have cut your eyeball. Go to the doctor and get a proper answer. .. Now! ...Read more
Eyelids itched like crazy, head felt like it would explode. Scratched eyes, they puffed. Took 50mg benadryl, (diphenhydramine) it helped. What causes this?
Is it possible for a scratch to break a vessel under a person's eye and cause it too look like a spider vein or birthmark?
Yes: A scratch can cause a vessel to bleed immediately under the surface of the skin to cause a red mark. It should resolve in 1-2 weeks though. ...Read more
I've been scratching and stretching my eyes. Then I noticed my upper eyelid has a red mark when I raise my eyebrows. Causes? Symptoms of what I it is?
? Scratch: Maybe its a scratch, a rash or a stye. Get seen by your doctor for the best answer. ...Read more
My 10 weeks old puppy scratched my face under my left eye. It did cause bleeding. I had a tetanus in 2011, should I get a booster or am I good?
Keep an eye on it: Just clean the area with peroxide. No need for bandage. If it turns red or looks as though it's starting to swell up, see your doctor. If it just starts to heal normally like any other scratch, no need for worry. No need for tetanus booster. Puppies and kittens tend to do that without meaning any harm! ...Read more
I believe I could have ocular toxoplasmosis due to a cat scratch in my ear that has traveled to my eye, they can find no cause for bulging eye.?
Probably not: But do not scratch it too hard ...Read more
I have a tendency to scratch my head til it bleeds. It's not lice, my head doesn't itch. Sometime I don't know I am doing it. What causes this behavior?
Habit: If your head doesn't itch, and there is no rash, you may have developed a nervous habit. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
I have a 4 year old african american daughter who constantly scratches the top of her head because it itches. What can we use that won't cause dryness?
3 month old scratches head severely despite keeping nails trimmed. He has eczema. Is this the cause and how can I treat scratches and prevent it?
My 15mnth old won’t stop scratching the back of his head. He has a rash on his body. He has incidental cyst on his brain. Could this be the cause?
No the internal structure of the brain is not affected or causative of this back of scalp rash. You can apply OTC 1% hydrocortisone 3x/d it red, itchy until gone. It
may have been caused by ;saying down to sleep and increased sweating, a contact dermatitis. Welcome to Healthtap, Dr. Ivy Fisher ...Read more
My new born of 8 weeks scratches her head by moving it side to side what causes this and what can I do to help her because she seems agitated by it?
Pediatrician to see?: Perhaps, there is a scalp rash which may have escaped your attention? Have the pediatrician do a good scalp revision and if negative perhaps prescribe some type of soothing cream or moisturinzing lotion? ...Read more
Does scratching an itch on your head cause permanent hair damage to the follicle there for causing permanent hair loss?
When ever I rub my eye in a normal way it comes out with a pain like it is scratched, are my eyes very damaged?
I woke up this morning and saw that my eye color got darker, like really dark brown. Darker than before. What can cause this?
Go to your doctor: It's actually could be assign of a problem in your fellow eye. ...Read more
I keep seeing a black dot in my vision that dose not float it looks like a blind spo iI've had my eyes tested they are healthy what could be the cause?
Second opinion: A fixed black spot that does not move or clear can indicate a retinal or lens issue. You must be examined and evaluated by a board certified ophthalmologist-ASAP! ...Read more
Husband has white matter in eyes all the time. I'v forever asking him to wipe his eyes, like every half hour. What causes this & is there any treatmen?
Eye exam: There are many causes of eye discharge. It could be blepharitis (clogged oil glands on the eyelids), a blocked tear duct, infection or dry eyes. I recommend he clean his eyelids (near eyelashes) twice a day with baby shampoo and use warm compresses over the eyelids twice daily. This will help open his oil glands and clean the eyelid margins. You should see your eye doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
Eye exam: Please make appointment to see an Opthalmologist, or eye doctor specialist, as soon as possible. It's possible you need eye glasses or you could be suffering from an eye disease which can be treated. This can only be checked out properly by a doctor who specializes in eyes in an office or clinic setting. Best of luck with your health! ...Read more
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