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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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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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Nose bleeds in sleep. Recently bloody tears, red eyes, bleeding ears, coughing up blood. Not mass amounts but still noticeable. What could cause this?

Nose bleeds in sleep. Recently bloody tears, red eyes, bleeding ears, coughing up blood. Not mass amounts but still noticeable. What could cause this?

SEE MD NOW!: Unexplained bleeding from multiple places could mean that your body's natural blood clotting ability has failed. That is very serious and possibly fatal. See a health provider today! ...Read more

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What can you do to prevent red eyes due to sleep debt?

What can you do to prevent red eyes due to sleep debt?

Could be bad: In other words, your eyes are get red with sleep deprivation.

If you where contact lenses, overwear is the most obvious cause. If so, be careful not to wear the lenses if you develop pain, develop blurry vision or there is a discharge.

See your eye professional at once.

Dry eye and allergies are other possibilities. ...Read more

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What are some reasons that somebody could have red eyes? Other than lack of sleep?

What are some reasons that somebody could have red eyes? Other than lack of sleep?

Red eyes: The most commonest cause would be a dry eye syndrome and can be managed by appropriate wetting agents. ...Read more

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I get red eyes if I don't sleep, and I also get red eyes with trazodone. I notice when I have fitful sleep the red eye happens. How to get rest/relax?

I get red eyes if I don't sleep, and I also get red eyes with trazodone. I notice when I have fitful sleep the red eye happens. How to get rest/relax?

Talk w your doctor: About side effects with trazodone ; discuss your medication options. Also - practice really good sleep hygiene. Retire ; rise same time each day. Keep bedroom dark ; cool ; use only for sex ; sleep. Turn off tv. No naps. Exercise regularly but not in late evening. No caffeine for 6 hrs ; no alcohol or tobacco w/i 2 hrs of sleep. Keep dinner moderate sized ; finish at least 2 to 3 hrs before sleep. ...Read more

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I have red eyes, congestion, sneezing, & trouble sleeping/very tired. This happened few weeks ago and ended up with sinus infection. Should I see dr?

I have red eyes, congestion, sneezing, & trouble sleeping/very tired. This happened few weeks ago and ended up with sinus infection. Should I see dr?

Yes: If you continue with symptoms beyond about a week despite over the counter medications like tylenol, (acetaminophen) rest, and hydration you should see your doctor again. Viral infections may sometimes turn into bacterial infections, requiring antibiotics. Sometimes allergies can mimic a sinus infection and need prescription medications to help. ...Read more

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Hi. We are skiing in Santa Fe and my 8 year old now is experiencing chills, loss of appetite, fatigue, poor sleep, red eyes and newly developed fever?

Hi. We are skiing in Santa Fe and my 8 year old now is experiencing chills, loss of appetite, fatigue, poor sleep, red eyes and newly developed fever?

Get to ER now.: Hospital is close by. Go Now. Can be altitude effect and dehydration -- you are at 7, 000 ft. Son schooled there and I spent plenty of time there. Easy to dehydrate, especially for a young person with far less body weight than adult and with physical activity and sweating. Go, Go. Good Luck. ...Read more

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Depression, sever hair loss in 2 months, tired, week, constipation, red eyes, sleep paralysis, numbing sensation throughout bod what's wrong with me?

Depression, sever hair loss in 2 months, tired, week, constipation, red eyes, sleep paralysis, numbing sensation throughout bod what's wrong with me?

Need evaluation: With these symptoms, you need a good evaluation with your primary care physician. You could have hypothyroidism or other medical causes. The sleep issues may or may not be part of this, and may warrant further investigation also. ...Read more

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Can wearing an eye mask to sleep cause under-eye redness?

Can wearing an eye mask to sleep cause under-eye redness?

No: If the mask fits well and is comfortable, your lids will be closed underneath and eye redness will not be caused by the mask. If you find redness to be common, check with your ophthalmologist for the cause. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for eye redness and swelling from sleep?

What are some home remedies for eye redness and swelling from sleep?

See Eye MD now.: Forget home remedies until you know the cause. This can be determined by a visit to your eye md. ...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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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