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Are allergy pills useful for tired and swollen eyes?

Asked by RedDeerGuy1 (17940points) 1 month ago

They have been like that for 3 months or more.

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Hawaii_Jake's avatar

I recommend you call your GP about your stolen eyes. It could be something else. I don’t think you should take allergy medicine for it.

RedDeerGuy1's avatar

@Hawaii_Jake Pharmacy just percribed eye drops for conjunctivitis. I put them in my eyes. Will update fluther in about 4 hours. I saw a dr. And eye doctor. One said is allergies the other dry eye. Will see if the new eye drops work.

Hawaii_Jake's avatar

I’m very glad you saw a doctor.

socialfly26's avatar

Benadryl is used for allergic reaction which it sounds like this could be the cause of the swollen eyes.

LostInParadise's avatar

Conjunctivitis should be easily recognizable . Your eye whites turn pink. I used to have a problem with it in the summer. It occurred to me that the problem might be related to sun glare. I started wearing sunglasses in the summer and I never had a problem again.

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Update: my eyes are much better now. Not perfect, but better. Thanks all.

Inspired_2write's avatar

Too much screen time will cause problems with your eyes and I know that you are on the computer, TV and cellphone for long hours per day/night.
Your eyes need a rest every 20 min from screen time.
I took an allergy pill for an allergy to hair dye its supposed to used for.
No swollen eyes though.
Also laundry detergent in sheets and pillowcases can cause allergies too.

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