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Why do my tears burn/sting on the skin around my eyes? The direct contact hurts and the area hurts the next day. This is new to me.

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Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Chapped skin

Most likely you are developing a dermatitis due to the constant moisture.
I have had success with many patients by having them wash and dry the area twice a day, followed by placing a thin amount of petroleum jelly (vaseline) to the affected areas. Once it clears you can discontinue after 5-7 days.

In brief: Chapped skin

Most likely you are developing a dermatitis due to the constant moisture.
I have had success with many patients by having them wash and dry the area twice a day, followed by placing a thin amount of petroleum jelly (vaseline) to the affected areas. Once it clears you can discontinue after 5-7 days.
Dr. Michael Ham
Dr. Michael Ham
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Dr. Yale Kanter
Ophthalmology

In brief: Dermatitis

You could have a dermatitis around the lid margin.
This should be evaluated and the appropriate treatment instituted to resolve this.

In brief: Dermatitis

You could have a dermatitis around the lid margin.
This should be evaluated and the appropriate treatment instituted to resolve this.
Dr. Yale Kanter
Dr. Yale Kanter
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