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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?

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

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Slight swelling in and around eyes, skin feels swollen dry and itchy, what could be the cause?

Slight swelling in and around eyes, skin feels swollen dry and itchy, what could be the cause?

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

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Can dry eyes when wearing contact lenses cause a runny nose and itchiness near tear duct? And sometimes headaches?

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

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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.?

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.?

Absolutely: Everybody's allergy to allergens can be different. Stuffiness that goes away then comes back can be allergy related, try some over the counter loratadine or Allegra (fexofenadine) and see your doctor ...Read more

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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?

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

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What causes dry, itchy, bloodshot eye?

What causes dry, itchy, bloodshot eye?

Hmm long answer: Lots of things.

I recommend you go to an eye doctor.

Some people will use drops as a temporary solution. ...Read more

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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?

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

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What can cause my eyes to become so itchy?

What can cause my eyes to become so itchy?

Allergies: Generally allergies are the most common cause. ...Read more

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My eyes randomly get itchy. What could be the cause?

My eyes randomly get itchy. What could be the cause?

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

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What could cause my eyes to be red and itchy?

What could cause my eyes to be red and itchy?

Allergy /Irritation: The eye is commonly involved in allergic reactions. The conjunctiva is the part of the eye most frequently affected. ...Read more

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What causes vibrating and itchy eyes and what is cure?

What causes vibrating and itchy eyes and what is cure?

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

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My eyes are really red and itchy. Causes?

Many: Allergy, infecrtion, inflammation are all possible. See an Eye MD for evaluation. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of itchy eyes and what can I use to soothe the itchyness?

What could be the cause of itchy eyes and what can I use to soothe the itchyness?

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

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Eyes are itchy/ really puffy, cause and treatment?

Eyes are itchy/ really puffy, cause and treatment?

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

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What is the cause of these itchy eyes symptoms? No pus in the eyes.

What is the cause of these itchy eyes symptoms? No pus in the eyes.

Allergy: Allergy and dry eye are the most common. Blepharitis too, but often is associated with crusting. Go to ophthalmologist and get a prescription for pataday/bepreve- very helpful. Try artificial tears first. ...Read more

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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!

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

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What allergies cause facial itchiness and swelling of face and eyes?

What allergies cause facial itchiness and swelling of face and eyes?

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

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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

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

Contact allergy: Suggestive of something you are using on your face causing the contact allergy. Only thing against it is that Loratadine helped. Consult dermatologist if the problem remains unsolved. ...Read more

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What could cause a 3yr olds eyes to become very itchy during cold/flu?

What could cause a 3yr olds eyes to become very itchy during cold/flu?

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

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Good day, evry night, my both eyes is so itchy. Is this cause by an allergy?

Good day, evry night, my both eyes is so itchy. Is this cause by an allergy?

Itchy eyes: The classic symptom of ocular allergy is itchy eyes. You may be allergic to pet hair or perhaps the feathers in your pillow. Try an over the counter antihistamine eye drop such as zaditor (ketotifen) for relief. ...Read more

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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?

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

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What could be causing dry, red, gritty, itchy, bulging eyes?

What could be causing dry, red, gritty, itchy, bulging eyes?

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

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Can hypothyroidism cause itchy, watery eyes?

Can hypothyroidism cause itchy, watery eyes?

Watery eyes.: Not to my knowledge but you should see an ophthalmologist or optometrist. ...Read more

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I have slight swelling in and around eyes, skin feels swollen dry and itchy, what can be causing this?

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

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There's slight swelling in and around eyes, The skin feels swollen dry and itchy, What could be causing this?

There's slight swelling in and around eyes, The skin feels swollen dry and itchy, What could be causing this?

Eyelid Dermatitis: 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