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21 Oct 2009

itchy and swelling eyes
Hi Doc
Please help me, my eyes itch a lot, seems like there is something in them(like sand) and end i end up scratching them a lot which i think results in them swelling. Is there medication i can get to help with this?like eyedrops or something? what might be the cause of itching?
Thank you in advance
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01 Jan 0001

Hi Sue
you may have allergic conjunctivitis - try using Spersallerg drops and take an antihistamine like Loratidine 1 at night. If your eyes are red and sore and have a sticky discharge you need to see your doctor.
Dr Bets
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