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What causes red eyes after shower?

What causes red eyes after shower?

Multiple factors: There are multiple factors. Certainly getting soap or other chemicals into the eyes will make them red. Just the heat from the steam and hot water is enough to dilate the blood vessels of the conjunctiva which makes the eyes look red. ...Read more

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I woke up 2days ago with a red eye. No pains no itches no discharge, just redness. What are the possible causes.

I woke up 2days ago with a red eye. No pains no itches no discharge, just redness. What are the possible causes.

Many possibilities: A simple red eye can be literally hundreds of things. But in general if it is only red with no other symptoms like pain, itching, irritation, tearing, discharge, blurred vision it is unlikely to be anything to worry about. Watch for other symptoms and if they occur you should see an eye doc. ...Read more

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What causes red eyes after sleep?

What causes red eyes after sleep?

Dry eye-blepharitis: Drying can occur during sleeping, especially if someones eyes do not close completely. Actually, pretty common issue especially if some one has had eyelid surgery in past. Also, lid blepharits is common. Try some otc systane liquigel drops or systane gel at bed. If problem persists, see your eye doc. ...Read more

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What are the causes of red eyes?

What are the causes of red eyes?

Too many to list: Holy cow, there are so many answers to this question, there is not enough room to even list all the most common causes. You should narrow down your question with associated symptoms, or go see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What can cause me to have red eyes?

Red = Irritation: Redness is due to dilation of blood vessels and can occur with irritation. Irritation may stem from dryness, chemical exposure, allergy, autoimmune disorder, glaucoma, uveitis, viral conjunctivitis, bacterial conjunctivitis, surgery, trauma, uv exposure or burn, infection, and much much more. A good eye doc can help you narrow it down. ...Read more

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What causes red eyes during the day?

What causes red eyes during the day?

Dry eyes: Could be allergy, but more common is dry eyes from being on the computer, reading, forgetting to blink. The tears are needed to bring nutrition to the cornea (clear window) and take away waste products and debris from the world. When they can't or don't, the conjunctiva tries to do that work by making the blood vessels larger. Blink, use artificial tears, but most of all do not rub! ...Read more

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I have red eyes. What is the possible causes?

I have red eyes. What is the possible causes?

Many possibilities: There are many possibilities, including pink eyes, other conjunctivitis's, hangover etc. Have it checked by your doc. You might be contagious. ...Read more

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Help please? I want to know what are the factors that cause red eyes?

Help please? I want to know what are the factors that cause red eyes?

Red eyes: Many causes- can be associated with infection, inflammation, allergies or dryness caused by medication, allergies or inflammation. It is a good idea to get your eyes examined to determine what the cause of the redness is soas to treat appropriately. ...Read more

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What causes you to get red eyes from smoking weed?

What causes you to get red eyes from smoking weed?

Blood vessels dilate: Marijuana use results in the dilation of blood vessels on the white part of your eye, which makes then appear red. ...Read more

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I have red eyes that are caused by computers What should I do?

I have red eyes that are caused by computers What should I do?

Take breaks and...: This is a common problem. Fortunately there are many strategies that can help.
See http://visionsource. Com/blog/tips-for-eliminating-computer-eye-strain/
and https://www. Cnet. Com/how-to/five-surefire-ways-to-reduce-computer-eyestrain/
and http://www. Allaboutvision. Com/cvs/irritated. Htm
for useful suggestions... ...Read more

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Could having red eyes during the day be caused by sunburn to the eyes?

Could having red eyes during the day be caused by sunburn to the eyes?

See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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My eyes have felt a little bit gritty over the past few days. No other symptoms like swollen or red eyes. How can I fix this? What causes this?

My eyes have felt a little bit gritty over the past few days. No other symptoms like swollen or red eyes. How can I fix this? What causes this?

Dry eyes: Your symptoms sound typical of some dry eyes. Try using some artificial tears several times a day for awhile to see if this helps. I notice that you're on thyroid placement therapy. Also make sure your doctor checks your thyroid levels if that has not been done for awhile. ...Read more

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Red eyes watery and itchey prob cure and cause?

Red eyes watery and itchey prob cure and cause?

Itchy: Itchiness is due to allergies which can lead to watery eyes. Don't itch, use over the counter allergy eye drops, zaditor (ketotifen) or alloway. Atificial tear drops may also help. ...Read more

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What is the cause of red eyes and swollen eyelids?

Many causes: Dry eye and allergy ANS blepharitis are the most common benign causes. You should be examined by an eye doctor. ...Read more

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What causes blurry vision and red eyes?

What causes blurry vision and red eyes?

Many things: Depending on the other eye symptoms, onset, duration, etc this could represent a variety of different eye conditions from simpler things like dry eye or ocular allergy to more serious disorders such as contact lens overwear or a corneal infection. You should see an eye doctor for further evaluation if the symptoms worsen. ...Read more

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Can amoxicillin (875 mg) cause red eyes?

Can amoxicillin (875 mg) cause red eyes?

I've: Seen hives and facial rashes. I have not seen red eyes. Call your doctor to make sure not the meds causing ...Read more

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Can red eyes caused by dry eyes be reversed?

Can red eyes caused by dry eyes be reversed?

Red eyes/dry: Any vision changes? Pain? For dry eyes can try topical lubircant's like Systane -over the counter. Buy individual vials. Sometimes for severe cases Restasis is prescribed. If you have red eyes also need to check for an inflammatory or autoimmune process like epislceritis, iriitis or anterior uveitis or glaucoma which need further treatment f/u w/ optometrist/ ophthamologist w/in 24 hrs ...Read more

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What could have caused my red eyes after removing my contact lenses?

What could have caused my red eyes after removing my contact lenses?

Overwear syndrome: Contact lenses reduce the oxygen supply to the cornea and when worn for a prolonged periods can cause hypoxic stress to the cornea in susceptible individuals. Hypoxia of the cornea can cause keratitis which is usually accompanied by redness of the conjunctiva ...Read more

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What could cause red eyes and a genital rash?

What could cause red eyes and a genital rash?

Many causes: The combination of red irritated eyes and a genital rash could be one of many things. This kind of problem should be evaluated by a physician as soon as possible. The cause could be as simple as contact dermatitis or more serious like erythema multiform or behcet's disease. Have this one checked out by your doctor. ...Read more

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Does Ehlers-Danlos syndrome cause red eyes?

Does Ehlers-Danlos syndrome cause red eyes?

Vascular sub-type: Yes, there is a form of Ehlers-Danlos that has prominent blood vessels and translucent skin, so it definitely can cause redness in areas of higher vascularity ...Read more

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How to get rid of red eyes caused by allergies?

How to get rid of red eyes caused by allergies?

Allergy testing: You may want to see an allergist for testing.
Avoiding the triggers, topical Zaditor (ketotifen) drops, and a complete eye exam by your ophthalmologist area in order... ...Read more

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What to do if I have red eyes causes by eye strain or dry eyes?

What to do if I have red eyes causes by eye strain or dry eyes?

Depends: Eye strain is a possible symptom of dry eyes. There are two common causes of dry eyes -- low tear production or poor tear quality leading to rapid tear evaporation. You can try otc artificial tears, but ultimately you will need an eye md to diagnose and give appropriate treatment to your specific underlying cause. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of red eyes caused by allergies?

What can I do to get rid of red eyes caused by allergies?

Many things: Avoid the allergiens, use frequent artificial tears, you can try over-the-counter allergy drops like zaditor (ketotifen). Over the counter allergy medications like Allegra also work for this.

If these things don't work, see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Is red eyes caused by dry air? I currently can't sleep and that also causes eyes to dry. Also I just got an air purifier and don't know if that caused

Is red eyes caused by dry air? I currently can't sleep and that also causes eyes to dry. Also I just got an air purifier and don't know if that caused

Possibly: Medicines like benadryl you are on or Dry environment can affect your eyes, and tears production might not be enough to compensate the rate of evaporation / drainage through the tear ducts, you may want to try artificial tears for now and check the air purifier, if no improvement, see your doctor / ophthalmologist, it may not be just dry eyes, best wishes ...Read more

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What causes spicy food to give me a headache? I really enjoy eating boiled shrimp in spicy boil but it gives me a HA and red eyes because so so hot.

What causes spicy food to give me a headache? I really enjoy eating boiled shrimp in spicy boil but it gives me a HA and red eyes because so so hot.

Not sure but...: It could be the glutamine. An important amino acid. In Chinese cooking they frequently add MSG (Monosodium glutamate) as a flavor enhancer. There is a well described "Chines Restaurant Syndrome" which you may have. Check it out on www. Mayoclinic. Com ...Read more

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Does the flu or cold cause red eyes or eyelids?

Does the flu or cold cause red eyes or eyelids?

Yes: Yes, viruses can cause irritation of conjunctivae. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of red eyes caused by smoking and allergies?

How can I get rid of red eyes caused by smoking and allergies?

Eye drops: For allergies, several eye drops are available. Zaditor (also sold as store brands of ketotifen) is available otc. Prescription brands include pataday, Optivar and patanol (olopatadine). For red eyes with irritation vasoconstrictor drops, such as naphcon-a are effective. ...Read more

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Does abilify, (aripiprazole) zyprexa, or trazodone cause red eyes? I've had red eyes for months and only taking trazodone now. Discontinued others and many others

Does abilify, (aripiprazole) zyprexa, or trazodone cause red eyes? I've had red eyes for months and only taking trazodone now. Discontinued others and many others

Psych meds & eyes: In theory, Bc all if the meds you've listed are anticholinergic to some degree, they could contribute to dry eyes, which could lead to rubbing, irritation, & red eyes. However, you describe the problem has been ongoing for months now! Have this checked by your doc &/or an ophthalmologist, who can assess for other medical causes and treat if necessary. Be good to your eyes -- they're quite useful! ...Read more