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Why does my eye hurt when I have a cold?

Why does my eye hurt when I have a cold?

Many reasons: Some cold infections are caused by viruses that can also directly affect the eye. Usually the eye will be red or have discharge in that case. Colds can lead to inflammation of tissue around the eye, as well as sinus involvement, or blockage of the tear duct. This pressure can result in eye pain. If you have vision change, worse pain, nausea, you should have the eye pain evaluated. ...Read more

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I've been sick, like I have a cold, and the inner corner of my eye has recently begun to hurt when I blink and when I push on it. What could this be?

I've been sick, like I have a cold, and the inner corner of my eye has recently begun to hurt when I blink and when I push on it. What could this be?

Ans: Well a few issues. May be pressure from your cold symptoms. May be irritation if you have been rubbing the dye or itching it cold compress over the eye may give relief. If persists best to see your doctor for exam. ...Read more

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I have asthma not chronic , and i have a cold; my throat hurts and i have greensih cold coming out my eyes and they are chinky and red now. medicine?

I have asthma not chronic , and i have a cold; my throat hurts and i have greensih cold coming out my eyes and they are chinky and red now. medicine?

See doctor: Greenish secretion in the eyes is more suggestive of a bacterial infection and is not an usual problem with a common cold. See doctor. ...Read more

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I have a cold and my nose is constantly running. And my eyes water a lot too. The back of my throat hurts when I cough. ?

I have a cold and my nose is constantly running. And my eyes water a lot too. The back of my throat hurts when I cough. 
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Cold? Allergy?: Sounds like a typical cold, or maybe allergy. Over the counter treatments might help. Or just sit tight and wait for your symptoms to clear up. This doesn't sound serious at all. ...Read more

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Why do eyes hurt when you have a cold?

Why do eyes hurt when you have a cold?

Sinusitis: There are 3 sinuses surrounding each eye that share some common nerves in addition to proximity. That is why people have deep socket eye pain when they catch a cold that involves the sinuses. See an your primary care physician. ...Read more

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Why do my eyes constantly water when I have a cold or allergy attack?

Blocked exit : The exit/drainage routes for your tears may be swollen closed by allergic conjunctivitis. There may be reflex tearing that over loads your tear drainage system even if the exit routes are not swollen closed. If your nose is also running, the exit routes are working and it is the excess reflex tearing. ...Read more

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I have a cold sore and it has travelled to my face and eye which is very sore what should I do?

I have a cold sore and it has travelled to my face and eye which is very sore what should I do?

See ophthalmologist: The herpes virus can affect the eyelids and the eye itself. You need to see an ophthalmologist to be sure the cornea of the eye is not involved. An oral medication called Acyclovir is often needed for treatment. ...Read more

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I have a cold and it has gone into my eye. Can I take an old prescription I have of amoxicillin to treat it?

I have a cold and it has gone into my eye. Can I take an old prescription I have of amoxicillin to treat it?

Not recommended: More likely to be a viral infection, which amoxicillin would not treat. If you have any pain, vision loss, or if symptoms continue to worsen then you need an immediate evaluation by an eye doctor to diagnose (if serious viral infection, such as HSV, then alternative medicine would be needed). Using antibiotics without a prescription fosters development of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. ...Read more

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I have a cold and my eye got really itchy. So i itched it now its bloodshot and stings. Are there any home remedies to heal this?

I have a cold and my eye got really itchy. So i itched it now its bloodshot and stings. Are there any home remedies to heal this?

Conjunctivitis: Sounds like you may have allergic conjunctivitis from something in the environment or possibly something you are putting in or around the eye to treat the itching or your cold. May also be a viral conjunctivitis related to your cold. Use good hygiene, cool compresses, hydrate, get rest. Consult with a doctor. ...Read more