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Woke up entire eye red eye what is it?

Woke up entire eye red eye what is it?

Subconjunctival heme: If there is a patch of red on the surface of your eye, and your vision is unaffected, and you have no pain, it is possible that you have a subconjunctival hemorrhage -- essentially a bruise on your eyeball. You should see an eye md for evaluation. ...Read more

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Jorge sleeps with his contacts on. He woke up with left eye red, swollen, teary, and in pain. What can this be? Not 1st time its red.

Jorge sleeps with his contacts on. He woke up with left eye red, swollen, teary, and in pain. What can this be? Not 1st time its red.

Get eye exam: Stay out of the contact lenses and see an optometrist or ophthalmologist. He could have a corneal ucler which requires treatment urgently. Good luck. ...Read more

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I had parotitis - 2 wks in Oct now I am experiencing dryness in my mouth eyes and vaginal region I also woke up with 1 eye red and inflamed today.?

I had parotitis - 2 wks in Oct now I am experiencing dryness in my mouth eyes and vaginal region I also woke up with 1 eye red and inflamed today.?

Abs: Well you are going to have to see your doctor. You need a recheck to be dure the parotid gland is healing properly. Keep observing. May take more time to resolve completely ...Read more

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I woke up with my eye red in the inner corner of my left eye. I have no pain, no itching, no blurry vision. It's almost as if it's not there.?

I woke up with my eye red in the inner corner of my left eye. I have no pain, no itching, no blurry vision. It's almost as if it's not there.?

Blood vessel: It may must be a ruptured blood vessel. Use some cool compresses and it should resolve. If you get itchiness or pus in it, pain or visual changes see a doctor right away. ...Read more

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Doc tested me neg for strep Tuesday. Looks like strep, & pimple-like in back of throat. Lost my voice. Today, woke up w/red eye. Why? What is it?

Doc tested me neg for strep Tuesday. Looks like strep, & pimple-like in back of throat. Lost my voice. Today, woke up w/red eye. Why? What is it?

Probably viral: This sounds like adenovirus. Adenovirus will give you a sore throat and also cause conjunctivitis. Drink lots of fluids, should get better soon. Also laryngitis (losing voice) goes along with viral illness. ...Read more

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My daughter & I both woke up with redness in the inner corner of our eyes. Hers is bright red mine is more pink. Eyes are not crusty or irritated?

My daughter & I both woke up with redness in the inner corner of our eyes. Hers is bright red mine is more pink. Eyes are not crusty or irritated?

Could be allergic: If the crusting increases, or the eye is painful and draining, it may be a pink eye.
only bacterial conjunctivitis needs treatment. You could try an OTC product called Zaditor (ketotifen) eye drops.
If any worse it should be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

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Woke up with very sticky gooey eyes last two days; redness visible

Woke up with very sticky gooey eyes last two days; redness visible

Possible infection: Your description sounds like an infectious process; typically conjunctivitis presents like you have described. Your symptoms may be either viral, or bacterial in origin; which is hard to discern based on your description and the lack of the 'whole story'. A visit to your primary care provider is warranted to further evaluate your eyes. ...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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I got pink eye on march 3rd but it has reduced in redness with some pentrexyl &eye drops but I woke up today there was crusting around it again?

I got pink eye on march 3rd but it has reduced in redness with some pentrexyl &eye drops but I woke up today there was crusting around it again?

See Physician: Pink eye may require antibiotics usually drops. Sine pink eye can be transferred eye to eye and is contagious, I recommend you seek medical attention. Less likely, there are other eye diseases that can look like pink eye and again can be diagnosed by an eye doctor. Good luck ...Read more

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Woke up with my right eyelid very puffy and pink - no itching or redness of my eye, it just feels difficult to open my eye completely. What to do?

Woke up with my right eyelid very puffy and pink - no itching or redness of my eye, it just feels difficult to open my eye completely. What to do?

See the Doc: I would not mess around with eye issues as you do not want it to progress into an overt eye infection such as Conjunctivitis ("Pink Eye"). As described, it may allergy mediated, so in the mean time, you could try some allergy meds before the dr. Can see you. Good luck. ...Read more

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Woke up with outside corner of left eye feeling very sore and a little swollen. There is no redness at all. Had no injury at all. What could this be?

Woke up with outside corner of left eye feeling very sore and a little swollen. There is no redness at all. Had no injury at all. What could this be?

Chalazion: This is caused by a blocked excretory duct in a gland, but this gland does not know its duct is blocked so it continues to produce its secretions causing pain and a lump on the lid. Use warm moist compresses 10 min 4 x day. ...Read more

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I woke up 2days ago with a red eye. No pains no itches no discharge, just redness. What are the possible causes.

I woke up 2days ago with a red eye. No pains no itches no discharge, just redness. What are the possible causes.

Many possibilities: A simple red eye can be literally hundreds of things. But in general if it is only red with no other symptoms like pain, itching, irritation, tearing, discharge, blurred vision it is unlikely to be anything to worry about. Watch for other symptoms and if they occur you should see an eye doc. ...Read more

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I had a cold for 3 days, which is now in my left sinus. I woke up with a broken blood vessel in my left eye and redness.

I had a cold for 3 days, which is now in my left sinus. I woke up with a broken blood vessel in my left eye and redness.

Not to worry: The broken blood vessel was probably caused by coughing or sneezing related to your cold. It will resolve over the next 7-10 days. ...Read more

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2days ago I woke up with a bump on lower lid and redness on eyelid. Now my under eye is swollen puffy and red. Classic stye progression?

2days ago I woke up with a bump on lower lid and redness on eyelid. Now my under eye is swollen puffy and red. Classic stye progression?

Yes: Given the timing of the symptoms, most likely it is a stye and not a chalazion. Continue using wash compresses as much as possible. It the pain or swelling worsens, then a topical or oral antibiotic may be required. ...Read more

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Hi! My left eye swollen and tearing when I woke up. No redness or pain but a bit itch and I had sore throat for 3days without any medication.

Hi! My left eye swollen and tearing when I woke up. No redness or pain but a bit itch and I had sore throat for 3days without any medication.

Infection: You have a throat infection for 3 days and now the eye is swollen and tearing.
It sound like a viral infection and there might be that is not necessary any treatment and will resolve spontaneously. ...Read more

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Hi, I woke this morning with a red dot on my eye which has got bigger from night before, do you know what it could be??

Hi, I woke this morning with a red dot on my eye which has got bigger from night before, do you know what it could be??

Hemorrhage: This is almost certainly a tiny hemorrhage from a conjunctival vessel. This gets into the space between the conjunctiva and the underlying sclera. Unless you are anti-coagulated, by the time you notice it the bleeding has stopped. But the small blood spot will spread widely over the next several days until your eye absorbs it. If the vision is fine and there is no pain, don't worry. ...Read more

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