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My 8month old babby had itchy and red eyes?

My 8month old babby had itchy and red  eyes?

Is baby better?: That can be allergies or a local irritation or a cold or conjunctivitis (infection of the eyes). If it is better then no worries. If not you can use breast milk (if you are breast feeding) in the eyes. If it is still there and bothersome then have your baby seen by your doctor. eye drops may be indicated but need to see the problem before prescribing anything. ...Read more

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My 8 month old baby has had red itchy eyes for a week now but no gunk. Is it just allergies? If so how do I find out what's causing it?

My 8 month old baby has had red itchy eyes for a week now but no gunk. Is it just allergies? If  so how do I find out what's causing it?

M.D. visit: If your baby has a blotchy rash that looks like hives this is also consistent with an allergic reaction. Red eyes may be caused by many conditions I would suggest gently rinsing the eyes with sterile saline to soothe the eye, and avoid any possible triggering agent such as dust. A visit with you doctor is suggested. ...Read more

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Swollen, red, itchy eye in a child. Infection or allergies?

Swollen, red, itchy eye in a child.  Infection or allergies?

Conjunctivitis: Red itchy eyes, sometimes with swelling describes conjunctivitis. There are different causes, from allergic, viral, chemical and bacterial. If it is not resolved in a couple of days, and if there is swelling and green yellow discharge from the eye, have your child evaluated by your doc. ...Read more

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My fiancé woke up with redness around her eyes and they are extremely irritated and itchy. We think it may be a reaction to her eye liner, ???

My fiancé woke up with redness around her eyes and they are extremely irritated and itchy. We think it may be a reaction to her eye liner, ???

Probably correct: Awakening with bilateral eye redness and itchiness is suggestive of contact or allergic conjunctivitis. Flush the eyes with warm water and they should get better. If there is pain or vision loss be sure to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Eye swelling, redness, puffiness and itchiness around the eyes after hot yoga. Should i be worried? What could be wrong?

Eye swelling, redness, puffiness and itchiness around the eyes after hot yoga. Should i be worried? What could be wrong?

Allergy: Are you burning an incense candle at your hot yoga. Something is irritating your eyes see an allergist to find out what you are allergic to. ...Read more

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Does oxymetazoline eye drops help with burning, itchy eyes, or only to remove redness?

Does oxymetazoline eye drops help with burning, itchy eyes, or only to remove redness?

Anti-allergic: This is an anti-histamine which has some degree of effectiveness (it used to be a prescription only item). It will help with burning and itching that is of allergic origin. Any redness removed will be due to the anti-allergic effectiveness. ...Read more

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Is there any recommendation for extra dry itchy skin around eyes and face and to reduce redness, blemish on face, Tia Doctor..

Is there any recommendation for extra dry itchy skin around eyes and face and to reduce redness, blemish on face, Tia Doctor..

Dermatitis: It depends on what is really going on and should be seen by a doctor. It could be contact dermatitis, allergic dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, Lupus, Rosacea, and other etiologies. Each condition would be approached a little different in regards to work-up and treatment. ...Read more

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I am experiencing itchy eyes, sensation of something in eye, shadow over part of vision and eyelid redness.

I am experiencing  itchy eyes, sensation of something in eye, shadow over part of vision and eyelid redness.

Eye symptoms: Your symptoms, especially the shadow over part of vision, indicate the need for you to see an opthalmologist ASAP. You MAY have a retinal tear. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Opened my eyes in ocean in Malta on vacation two weeks ago. Eyelid rims have been very itchy since. No signs of infection or redness ?

Opened my eyes in ocean in Malta on vacation two weeks ago. Eyelid rims have been very itchy since. No signs of infection or redness ?

Eye irritation : Hard to determine. This resembles a condition called blepharitis. But may be just irritation from the swim although unlikely after so much time has passed. Remote chance of a conjunctivitis from something in the water. Try a warm compress morning and night and cool OTC artificial tears throughout the day. If the problem persist seek out an Ophthalmologist for an exam. ...Read more

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My father has a very itchy, red rash with some scabbing on bilateral hands, neck, and chest. He also has redness around both eyes. What could this be?

My father has a very itchy, red rash with some scabbing on bilateral hands, neck, and chest. He also has redness around both eyes. What could this be?

Dermatitis: That's great that you care enough to ask. There are so many possibilities. Need more clarification such as how long , palms vs back of hand , occupational / recreational exposures and other history that could narrow it down. Shooting from the hip I would explore eczema and/or contact dermatitis. He can definitely be helped. ...Read more

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My Son is experiencing itchy eyes, eyelid redness and red or bloodshot eyes (side: one eye only). Am I able to treat him with maxitrol? We were seen at urgent care 2 days ago and I do not want to have to take him back if at all possible.

My Son is experiencing  itchy eyes, eyelid redness and red or bloodshot eyes (side: one eye only). Am I able to treat him with maxitrol? We were seen at urgent care 2 days ago and I do not want to have to take him back if at all possible.

Herpes Simplex?: Yes, you can treat him with maxitrol IF he DOES NOT have herpes simplex of the eye. If you do not know this, then take him to the eye doctor before giving him this medicine which contains a steroid. The very best of wishes for health ...Read more

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One of my eyes has discharged to redness or itchy. is this allergies? i have sore throat and congested.

One of my eyes has discharged to redness or itchy. is this allergies? i have sore throat and congested.

Possibly: Allergic conjunctivitis causes redness, watering and itching. The conjunctiva (inside of your eyelid) can have a cobblestone appearance. Sinus congestion is also common. If symptoms get better with an antihistamine (benadryl/dihpenhydramine) or Zyrtec/cetirizine) then it's allergies. However, allergies do not usually give a sore throat. Viral URI causes sore throat, congestion, conjunctivitis ...Read more

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I have itchy and watery eyes plus running nose wt occassional redness of the eye and ithyness at d back of the throat.Cause and medication pls.

I have itchy and watery eyes plus running nose wt occassional redness of the eye and ithyness at d back of the throat.Cause and medication pls.

Allergies: Sounds like you are allergic to something in your environment. This time of year pollen allergies are very common. Avoiding exposure is ideal, but often impractical. Try daily use of otc antihistamines like claritin, zyrtec, Allegra (available generically) and use salt water (saline) nasal spray to clear the passages. If no better, ask your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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I take fenofibrate lipid regulating agent,thus it trigger allergy.eg.sneezing watery nose,redness of both eyes,itchiness of tongue with preckles ontop?

I take fenofibrate lipid regulating agent,thus it trigger allergy.eg.sneezing watery nose,redness of both eyes,itchiness of tongue with preckles ontop?

Ok: it appears you are most likely allergic to this medication. Avoid it on the future and let your dr. and pharmacist know of your allergy, as they may want you to also take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) if the symptoms are not improving, or even some other meds if deemed necessary. ...Read more

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I am experiencing rash on face and purple rash around eyes. The following also describe me: Skin rash, Skin redness or irritation, Skin swelling. My rash is going away, but my skin is still very itchy and my ears are getting swollen.

I am experiencing  rash on face and purple rash around eyes. The following also describe me: Skin rash, Skin redness or irritation, Skin swelling. My rash is going away, but my skin is still very itchy and my ears are getting swollen.

Periorbital rash: May be infection like strep or may be lyme which can have a multitude of presentations. Could also be allergic reaction-new topical creams on face or soaps? Very rarely may be HSP variant (Henoch-Schonlein purpura) any joint pains/ lower extremity rash or dots? Keep hydrated .Would follow up with doc over next 24 -48 hours ...Read more

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I got a tiny bump under right eye for over a couple of months. No pain no itchiness, no redness. New one forming under l left eye. Please advice?

 I got a tiny bump under  right eye for over a couple of months. No pain no itchiness, no redness. New one forming under l left eye. Please advice?

Chalazion: It is most likely a cyst. Use warm compresses on the eye for twenty minutes or longer each day and the cyst will go away. If not it will increase in size and will have to incised and curetted. ...Read more

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Can Similasan Redness & Itchy Eye Relief help the discomfort & symptoms of conjunctivitis?

Can Similasan Redness & Itchy Eye Relief help the discomfort & symptoms of conjunctivitis?

NO: This is an herbal preparation and I suggest a video consultation or direct examination of the affected eyes. ...Read more