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What Is Causing Dry Itchy Tiered Eyes
My eyes are very irritating and itchy and seem right dry and tired, what can I do to get rid of this feeling, what could be the cause?
Dry Eyes may be: Conjunctivitis could be from Allergens in the environment, Dry eyes causing irritation and lastly infection either Viral or bacterial. Try cold compresses and washing eyes with cold water to help. If there is no discharge and eye lids are not stuck together, apply artificial tears for the relief. If other wise contact us for Video consult or get examined by your doctor. ...Read more
Allergies: Patients with allergies can develop red and itchy skin around the eyes and on the eyelids from allergies. This skin condition is called allergic dermatitis or allergic eczema. You can use a hypoallergenic cream/lotion: cetaphil or lubriderm and consider contacting your medical doctor about taking allergy pills-such as Claritin (loratadine) or allegra. ...Read more
Dandruff and dry skin I have patches of dry itchy skin on my scalp and hair-line. I also have a few patches of red itchy skin near my eyes and eyebrows. Any idea what would be the cause of this and any solutions would be great too.
Can dry eyes when wearing contact lenses cause a runny nose and itchiness near tear duct? And sometimes headaches?
Nope: The symptoms described are more likely caused by allergy. It is important to note that allergy can be exacerbated by dry eye, and both conditions are worse while wearing contact lenses. ...Read more
Can allergies only cause congestion and post nasal drip dry mouth and no other symptoms, my nose never drains eyes never itchy but always congested.?
I keep getting flare ups of dry puffy itchy skin under and above eyes. What are the causes and treatment. I have tried vaseline and hydrocortisone?
Many: Allergic reaction to cosmetics and/or incompletely dried nail polish comes to mind. As long as you are exposed to them, the problem will not go away. Consult a dermatologist if changing eye cosmetics does not help. Note that it will likely take a week for you to see any improvement if the cosmetic is the cause. ...Read more
I had dry eyes runny nose itchy throat last week and last night suddenly woke up with weird bitter metallic taste in my mouth. What might be the cause?
Infection: You may have some type of infection such as a sinus infection. Tough to say without an exam, so get checked if it persists. Good luck. ...Read more
What can a dry red patchy/itchy rash on my chest, face, eye lids be caused by? Had same rash awhile ago and it went away within a week. Its back now
Allergic reaction itchy arms and hands, one eye swollen now better, then my skin became very dry what's the causes I went on vacation & was swimin tan?
Itchy rash: I am more worried about your swollen eye than anything else, you need to seek immediate medical help as this reaction may progress. You may have reacted to a topical lotion you applied or it could be unrelated. ...Read more
Allergy: You are coming into contact with something you are allergic to, like perfume, flowers, but for a more definitive diagnosis see an allergist. ...Read more
Fasciculations?: Not sure what you mean by vibrating. There are eyelid twitches (usually a lower lid) when your eyes are open or "fasciculations" or quivering of the upper eyelids when eyes are closed while awake. Caffeine has been implicated in both these scenarios but it could be strain of facial muscles from stress or routine gesticulations (facial expressions). Itching is usually allergy but could b other prob. ...Read more
Many possible causes: There are many causes of itchy eyes. Several types of inflammatory conditions, allergic reactions, detergents, chemicals, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause itchy eyes. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Allergies: Most likely allergies. Try cool compresses. - antihistamine eye drops are very effective for itching due to allergies. There are many over the counter oral medications that may help. ...Read more
Who does my eyes always feel itchy whenever in sleepy. I tend to rub them then but was told these would cause lines to be formed. Is it true? Thanks much!
Somewhat true.: Please avoid rubbing your eyes. It is truly a bad habit. It may lead to increased laxity of the tissues involved in your eyelids and their function. I will release more histamine and worsen the itching. It ay also compromise the surface of your ocular tissue. Please consult your eyecare physician. You may benefit from preservative free lubricating drop or ointments. You may also need allergy drop. ...Read more
Many: Swelling of the face and eyes can be from contact with a make up product, hair color etc, but can also be secondary to ingestion of either a medication or food that you are allergic to, so I would see a doctor sooner than later. ...Read more
What causes itchy lips? But no lesions on mouth sometimes causes itchy face and eyes as well sometimes only lips are itchy sometimes lorritadine helps
Eye secretions: Colds tend to clog up the tear drainage from the eye and cause stagnation on the eye surface of material likely to be irritative and itchy. Keep the eyes clean and keep the child well hydrated and warm. This should pass quicikly. Unless the eyes are red you can self manage this. ...Read more
Corner of my both eyes sometimes very itchy and tingling. Sometimes blurry eyes too. What cause this trouble?
Eyes: Most likely an allergy to something.Get a more detailed answer ›
Who do you see for eye pain that also causes your eye to be itchy and the only thing that eases the pain in by rubbing or closing your eyes?
OD or MD: An optometrist or ophthalmologist is qualified to evaluate these symptoms. These symptoms most likely are related to dry eyes or allergies. If the optometrist evaluates and does not feel comfortable treating, he/she will refer to an ophthalmologist (md) for further evaluation. Try artificial tears or allergy drops, both available otc to see if this helps. ...Read more
See your doctor: 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
See an ophthalmologist
I have slight swelling in and around eyes, skin feels swollen dry and itchy, what can be causing this?
Allergies: Sounds like you have allergies. You can try over the counter allergy meds by mouth and over the counter allergy drops for the itchy eyes. ...Read more
There's slight swelling in and around eyes, The skin feels swollen dry and itchy, What could be causing this?
The eyelids swell often when there is inflammation of the skin or underlying structures, including the inside lining of the eyelids, or conjunctiva, which covers both the inner lining of the eyelid and the white portion of the eyeball.
If the skin of the eyelid is directly involved, it will be red, possibly scaling and itchy, or just tender. This would be called an eyelid dermatitis. ...Read more