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Why are my eyes having eye crust when I wake up in the morning?

Why are my eyes having eye crust when I wake up in the morning?

Blepharitis, allergy: Blepahritis--crusting of lashes esp in am, redness, burning, tearing, light sensitivity. Assoc. W/ blocked oil glands &/or dandruff of lashes. Treatment with daily lid scrubs (ocusoft pads dilute baby shampoo) and warm compresses. May need antibiotics from doc. Allergy--itching, redness, tearing also will be crusty in am. Treat with antihistamine drops. Zadiator otc or other rx from doc. ...Read more

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My eye when i wake up in the morning has yellow crust on my upper eyelid and the side of my left eye is red and sore i thought it was pink eye and i asked my school nurse and she said it wasn't help me please thank you

My eye when i wake up in the morning has yellow crust on my upper eyelid and the side of my left eye is red and sore i thought it was pink eye and i asked my school nurse and she said it wasn't help me please thank you

There : There is probably no way for the nurse to be sure of the diagnosis. This could be anything from an allergic conjunctivitis to something bacterial. If not better in the next 24 hours, i would see an ophthalmologist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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My eyes are burning when i wake up in the morning and there are brown rings around the pupil. What do I need to do about this?

My eyes are burning when i wake up in the morning and there are brown rings around the pupil. What do I need to do about this?

See your Eye Doctor: Burning in the morning can be related to a number of issues occurring when you sleep, such as the eyes drifting open or contact with the pillow. However other conditions such as dry eyes, lid inflammation (blepharitis) or allergies may also be contributing. See your eye doctor for help. Regarding the pigmentation, you need to see your ophthalmologist to take a look. ...Read more

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I wake up in the morning for a bit, i tend to lay back down still tired n my eyes will shake up and down, in the mirror my eyes are still but shake?

I wake up in the morning for a bit, i tend to lay back down still tired n my eyes will shake up and down,  in the mirror my eyes are still but shake?

About nystagmus: Nystagmus is a shaking of the eyes that can occur under a number of circumstances, some involving signals from the inner ear to the brain. If dizzy, the eyes can shake from side to side. Up-and-down shaking is very different, not from the ear, & must be evaluated by a physician. Side-to-side shaking all the time or dizziness not explained by sudden changes in position also deserve evaluation. ...Read more

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When I wake up in the morning, my eyes will feel dry or as if something is stuck in them whenever I close them to go back to sleep. Is there something?

When I wake up in the morning, my eyes will feel dry or as if something is stuck in them whenever I close them to go back to sleep. Is there something?

Eye dryness: The eyes secrete 1/2 the normal level of tears at night and if your tear flow is lower to begin with, then waking up can be accompanied by a sticky or painful feeling until the normal daily tear flow starts. if this is common, you can try putting in plain eye ointment into the eye prior to sleep (available over the counter) which can relieve the symptoms. ...Read more

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What is the weird gunk on your eyes when you wake up in the morning?

What is the weird gunk on your eyes when you wake up in the morning?

Mostly mucus: Your tears are made of mucus, water and oil. At night, the mucus can build up and stick to your eyelids and lashes. Eye allergies or irritation can increase the mucus production. ...Read more

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What do you call the little things stuck in the corners of your eyes after you wake up in the morning?

What do you call the little things stuck in the corners of your eyes after you wake up in the morning?

Mattering: This is just dried secretions from the eyes that flow to the outside, become dried and crusted and you can visibly see it. A warm face cloth or a shower or gentle rubbing will get rid of them. If there is pain, redness, swelling or other concerns, you may need to see a health care professional. Some call them "eye boogers". ...Read more

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