The causes of burning sensation in the eyes are prolonged contact lens use, environmental irritants like smoke, dust, mold, and pollen, ocular rosacea, dry eyes, blepharitis, eye allergies and infections, uveitis, etc. Depending on the cause, the treatment involves washing your eyes to remove irritants, antiallergic eye drops, or lubricant eye drops.
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Are eye redness and irritation due to accidental exposure to dog's ear drops dangerous?
Query: Hi doctor, I accidentally used my dog's ear drops in my eyes. My eyes started burning and are red. I immediately washed it with water, and now I feel better, and the redness is also somewhat gone. Should I be worried? Kindly suggest your opinion. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query and understood your concern. It may cause a stinging and burning sensation in the eye. A thorough eye wash is to be done. If there is any blurring then consult your ophthalmologist immediately to rule out corneal involvement in the form of epithe... Read Full »
I cleaned my contact lenses with Oxysept neutralizing solution without adding a neutralizing tablet and developed a burning sensation immediately. Please advise.
Query: Hello doctor, I cleaned my contact lenses in Oxysept neutralizing solution (without realizing I needed to add a neutralizing tablet) and then put my lens back in my eye. There was an immediate burning sensation, I removed the lens, but my eye is red, bloodshot, and uncomfortable. This happened aroun... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. In that case, I advised you not to use contact lenses because you already had a corneal ulcer in that eye, so you are already predisposed to it. For now, use glasses. Try to bathe below your shoulders, so water will not enter your eyes. Also, avoid cleaning your eyes w... Read Full »
I accidentally sprayed a green-blue gas duster on the eyes, but I do not have any injuries or problem with my eyesight. Will it affect my eyes?
Query: Hi doctor, I accidentally sprayed a green-blue gas duster on the eyes. It is a keyboard dust cleaner that contains air and petroleum gas. It does not contain CFC. I rinsed with plenty of water. I do not have any issues with my eyesight. I had a burning sensation that persisted for 30 minutes. Kindl... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. I checked on the product, the green-blue gas duster, which is purported to be compressed air. You need not worry as you have washed your eyes with plenty of water and you do not have redness or other signs of physical trauma. An acid or an ... Read Full »
I have had redness in my eyes along with a localized pain which intensifies on blinking and a bump in the cornea. Why?
Query: Hello doctor, For the last three days, I have had redness on the outer white part of my right eye. Many people pointed it out, but it caused no irritation or pain, so I thought it was due to allergies. Now the end of the third day, I have a localized aching pain that intensifies whenever I blink my ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I want to know more details about your query and the picture attached (attached images removed to protect the patient's identity). 1. Are you noticing any discharge from your eyes or eyelids sticking with each other in the morning? It might be an infection. 2. Is i... Read Full »
I have fever with dizziness, confusion and eye burning. Please advice.
Query: Hello doctor,I have a fever of 101 C. It has been almost 12 hours. I cannot breathe properly. My eyes are burning. I ate a Paracetamol 650 mg about one hour ago. Head feels heavy. Dizziness and confusion are the symptoms. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. After careful analysis of the history provided, I would like to assure you that having symptoms of eye burns, dizziness and confusion while having a viral fever is normal. You do not have to worry about that. Having said that, since you have mentioned that you have ... Read Full »
I see light flashes and have burning sensation after a blunt trauma to my left eye. Kindly help.
Query: Hello doctor, I see light flashes due to blunt force (ball) impact through the left-end corner of my left eye. These light flashes are more prominent in low-light conditions, especially during late evenings. I have attached an image of my left eye for your reference. And I also have a slight burning... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. Any flashes can indicate a disturbance in the back of the eyeball, namely the vitreous gel and retina. As you may already know, the central part of the eye consists of the vitreous cavity filled up with a gel-like s... Read Full »
Why am I facing dry eyes and irritation for the last five years?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 33 year old male. I have dry eyes and irritation since the last five years, especially when I wake up in the mornings. I consulted with an eye care specialist, but they found nothing wrong. My sugar levels were checked five times, and it came back normal all the times, except fo... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Dryness of the eyes is a very common condition these days due to excessive use of mobile phones, television, and laptop. There is no permanent treatment for dryness. It may be normal if it persists for a few days. But, it might continue for a longer time, due to a cha... Read Full »
What is the reason for the burning sensation in the eyes in the morning with no redness and watery eyes?
Query: Hi doctor, I have a mild burning sensation in my eyes since I got up this morning and it seems to be on and off during the day. And what concerns me the most is that they are not watery or red. What are your suggestions on this? Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query and understood your concern. You mentioned you have a burning sensation in your eyes without redness and watering. The causes for this are, 1. Insufficient sleep. 2. Dry eyes. 3. Excessive screen time. 4. Squamous blepharitis, but in th... Read Full »
Are back pain, itching and irritation in vulva, and dry mouth signs of herpes?
Query: Hello doctor,I have sores in the mouth and irritation around the mouth at random times while eating. I also have blood and protein in the urine, loss of sensation when I need to urinate, occasional back pain, itching and irritation of the vulva (currently treating BV), burning eyes, and dryness of t... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The pictures sent by you suggest (attachment removed to protect patient identity) either some infection or vitamin deficiency.Your Valtrex (Valaciclovir) course should take care of any viral infection. Your urine report showing protein and blood means some infection (k... Read Full »
How to treat my red eyes and make it white?
Query: Hello doctor,I am a 16-year-old boy. I have a problem with my eyes, and I had this problem for a very long time. I do not remember when it started. It is gradually becoming worse and worse. They have been red as far as I can recall. They are red throughout the day, even though I drink enough and usu... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Red eyes could be due to many factors. Do you have any other systemic symptoms like neck pain, other joint problems, dry mouth, and skin rashes? Do your eyes burn, itch, water, or become crusty in the morning? Some people have more sensitiv... Read Full »