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Why Do Eyeballs Squeak When You Rub Them
My right eyeball is "swollen" from the outer corner. No redness and I have a really good vision, it just looks like a small pointy iglu?
I rubbed inside of my eye hard maybe a week ago, now there's painless swelling in the corner of my eye, small amount of redness, no other symptoms?
My left eyeball is swollen and it it in terrible pain but only a small amount of redness. what could cause this?
Many things: Eye pain can be very serious. If you are having terrible eye pain you need to go to ophthalmologist or to the emergency department right away to get an exam. You do not want to lose vision and some causes of severe eye pain can cause a loss of vision. Please be seen right away. ...Read more
Can I wear contacts with a bruised eyeball? There's no pain, only redness in white area. I would only wear them for 1 hour (exercise) then remove them
Bruised eyeball: I would not recommend contacts until you have seen an eye doctor. ...Read more
Have severe dry eyes. Eyelids glue to eyeballs & in am rips cells from cornea, cause pain/redness daily. Lubricants don't help. Any other suggestions?
Recurrent erosion: Sounds like recurrent erosion syndrome with your sticking and tearing symptoms. Agree with muro ointment. Alternatively, your eyes may be opening at night and drying out. Try sleeping without a ceiling fan on and with a humidifier. Ointment will certainly help. Goggles such as tranquileyes by eyeeco can also help if this is the case. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I get a slight pain when i rub my eye no ichiness or redness just a sore feeling could this be serious??? and its only in my left eye
The corner of my eye has a bit of redness on the white part of the eyeball. When i blink, it feels like there is a bruise. Dont hurt when i touch it.
May need an exam: Some people can get a self-limited episode of inflammation on the sclera (white of the eye) with a patch of redness called episcleritis. There may be a small nodule as well, and the condition generally resolves without treatment. However, if the redness or pain increases rather that decreases, get it checked as soon as possible. ...Read more
Constant tearing from the eye, painful eyeball, redness of the eye and light sensitivity. Suddenly these have occurred. What can it be?
Need exam: Your symptoms sound compatible with an inflammatory process such as uveitis (intraocular inflammation). An examination by an ophthalmogist is necessary to diagnose and treat your symptoms. It's also possible you have a blocked nasolacrimal duct with tearing and a red eye, but photophobia is not a symptom of this, and there is also painful swelling of the inner corner of the eyelid/nose region. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Corneal ulcer: The iris is inside the eye and rarely changes except to dilate and contract. The cornea, the clear window at the front of the eye, can develop an ulcer spot (a collection of bacteria) which looks white on top of the iris, causes local redness in the sclera and pain. This can be serious and should be seen by her ophthalmologist. If she is a contact wearer, take them out right away. ...Read more
Lump in the eye: This could be a stye. Try warm water compresses several times a day. If no resolution in 7-10 days see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
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