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Irritated, burning eyes red along lid and corner. Infection or allergy?
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Dr. Bud Kurwa
Ophthalmology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Blepharitis
Most likely cause is chronic blepharitis, a bacterial invasion of the tear glands in the lids.
Hot compresses, regular cleaning of the lids and possibly antibiotics would help over the long term. Allergies usually cause itching rather than burning.

In brief: Blepharitis
Most likely cause is chronic blepharitis, a bacterial invasion of the tear glands in the lids.
Hot compresses, regular cleaning of the lids and possibly antibiotics would help over the long term. Allergies usually cause itching rather than burning.
Dr. Bud Kurwa
Dr. Bud Kurwa
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Dr. Zorian Trusewych
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Blepharitis
Inflammation of the lids caused by primary skin problems, such as rosacea, or infection of the hair follicles by staph etc.
May also be seen with dry eye syndrome.

In brief: Blepharitis
Inflammation of the lids caused by primary skin problems, such as rosacea, or infection of the hair follicles by staph etc.
May also be seen with dry eye syndrome.
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