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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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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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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