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Why Are Blue Eyed People Allergic To The Sun
Is it possible that my son is allergic to the sun? His eyes flare up as soon as there is a bit of sun out?
What do you mean: By flare up? Be more specific in describing what happens when he is out in the sun. ...Read more
Not true: First off penicillin is not available in any drop form for prescription use. There are many reasons for this but there are so many more effective alternatives that it is not made as a drop. If you are allergic to penicillin, then if you administered it into your eyes you would get an allergic reaction. ...Read more
Histamine release: A person has allergies if his immune system over-reacts to certain types of pollen, and the histamine (and other chemicals) released by his immune system causes itching, runny nose, watery eyes, wheezing, cough, lots of mucus, etc... The treatment is avoidance of pollen, and use of oral or eye-drop antihistamines, and nasal steroids. For bad eye allergies, eye doctors prescribe eye-drop steroids. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Watery eye: Watery eye can be due to: allergy (usually with itching), dry eyes (tears do not stay on eye as they should ; cause reflex tearing), clogged meibomian glands; obstructed lacrimal drain. See your eyemd to rule out other causes that are much less common. http://eyedoc2020.blogspot.com/. ...Read more
Timing: Is the application of the cosmetics following by the symptoms you are experiencing? If you stop the cosmetics for a couple of days and wash off what is there, does the symptom go away? Are there allergic symptoms elsewhere on the face and are you sort of an allergic person anyway? You might need the advice of a dermatologist or an ophthalmologist if the symptoms persist. ...Read more
Edematous eyes w/ pain and a little redness. Can't recall of eating anything unusual or being allergic to anything. This was sudden. What could it b?
I started using new mascara and ever since then i've had this awful green yellow gunk in my eyes constantly. Could I be allergic to it or something?
Contact dermatitis..: What you're experiencing is pretty common. A change in mascara and makeup causes a nasty reaction, either pink eye (conjunctivitis) or contact dermatitis, both which can create junk. I tell my patients to stop the new mascara asap, give it a day or two and if not improving, to come in and get checked out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My left eye has been really itchy and causing problems with my contact lense, what is wrong? Am I allergic to it?
? eye infection: You may need to see your doctor. Eye infections often start in 1 eye with itching, gritty feelings, redness or discharge from the eye. When rubbing you may spread it to the other eye. Remove your lenses and clean them well or discard if they are disposable, and wear your glasses until you see md. You could trap infection behind the contac lens. ...Read more
Was allergic to something. Eyes were swollen. Put in antihistamine drops. Was better but still swollen. How long will swelling last?
?: Any of the 2nd generation less sedating antihistamines would do, can't tell which one would work in your case, but if it works, you need to take it regularly, read the labels carefully. You ultimately need to see your doctor / ophthalmologist as you mentioned dryness and redness too which can be something else other than just allergies, meanwhile use lubricant aye drops/artificial tears ...Read more
Can i take moxeza (moxifloxacin hydrochloride ophthalmic solution) eye drops if im allergic to pennicillion?
Every time I stroke my cats I get swollen, red, itchy eyes (sometimes is only one) am I allergic to cats? Never had this problem before now.
It would seem so: You described allergic symptoms in response to a similar stimulus ( the cat). You have two choices, avoid cats or start using allergy medicine when you know you'll be around them. ...Read more
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