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What are the chances of me now getting a cold sore on my eye?

What are the chances of me now getting a cold sore on my eye?

Vision change poss: I agree with Dr. Lambert. Also know that sudden onset blurriness and floaters can indicate the beginning of herpetic infection in the eye, though this is uncommon ...Read more

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Can you tell me are the chances of me getting a cold sore on my eye?

Can you tell me are the chances of me getting a cold sore on my eye?

Eye herpes: The herpes virus can reactivate on the eye. It does not usually cause a fever blister, unless the eyelid itself is involved. On the eye, it can cause redness and a very distinctive corneal infection called herpetic keratitis. It is usually not severely painful, but can cause redness, a scratchy sensation, and blurred vision. Treatment is by an ophthalmologist with antiviral medications. ...Read more

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I have a cold sore on my eye lid what's the most effective treatment?

Nothing to fool with: An ulcer on eyelid needs to be evaluated. Herpes simplex, virus that causes cold sores, is not very common on the eyelid but if there can lead to an infection of the cornea called keratitis. You will need prescription medicine, acyclovir, for either. It may be a meiobian cyst [oil gland for lashes] which usually clears with warm packs and sometimes needs antibiotics & followup eyelid scrubs. ...Read more

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Soreness in right eyeball?

How severe: Slight soreness may be muscle fatigue/strain, severe soreness may be something more serious an inflammatory eye disease that needs medical attention. ...Read more

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What could cause eyes to feel so sore?

What could cause eyes to feel so sore?

Eye soreness or dry : Dry eyes, surface inflammations such as episcleritis, scleritis, glaucoma are possible causes. An eye care specialist can decide with an eye exam and medical history and confimatory testing. ...Read more

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Neck/head/eye soreness. Advice?

Neck/head/eye soreness. Advice?

Warm application: You could be having muscle pain; try warm application over neck and temples for a few minutes (5-7 minutes) and see if it helps. You will most likely benefit from tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen. If it doesnt improve, contact your pcp. ...Read more

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Cure of sore eyes with discharges?

Cure of sore eyes with discharges?

Conjunctivitis: Eye discharge can be caused by viruses or bacteria and in some severe cases from sexually transmitted diseases. On the other extreme it doesn't have to be serious, it could be simple bacterial overgrowth. Crusty discharge which is clightly itchy is common. If you have eye pain or if lights hurt your eyes or visual impairment it represents a more serious infection. ...Read more

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What makes sore eyes when drinking?

What makes sore eyes when drinking?

Dryness: Drinking alcohol because of the dehydration and lack of sleep that may accompany its use may lead to dry eyes and soreness. ...Read more

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I have red itchy face & eyes & is sore?

I have red itchy face & eyes & is sore?

Consultation advised: A picture is worth a thousand words. You may want to have an online INBOX consultation on Health Tap. You can upload images of your face. You would have to include closeups in sharp focus. You would also need to be available for 24 hours to reply to any questions the physician would need to ask you. http://bit.ly/1OiIRcI ...Read more

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