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What causes severe itching in eyes at night?

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Posted on Thu, 19 May 2016
Question: For the past week my eyes have been itching really bad mostly at night. It looks like my lacrimal caruncle extended for lack of better terms.it feel like there is something in my eye but I rinsed my eyes with water and used eye drops but it doesn't help. If I take allergy relief medicine my eyes don't itch.if you could help me it would be great.
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Answered by Dr. N. K. Misra (26 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Anti allergy treatment needed

Detailed Answer:
My dear,
Thank you for sending your query to us.
This is allergy.You need anti allergy eye drops and anti allergy tablets for a few days continuously. When controlled, oral medication can be stopped and drops to continue for some more days.
You have to take care of allergy. Avoid dust and use protection for eyes.
Any further queries in this regard please do get back to me
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Brief Answer: Anti allergy treatment needed Detailed Answer: My dear, Thank you for sending your query to us. This is allergy.You need anti allergy eye drops and anti allergy tablets for a few days continuously. When controlled, oral medication can be stopped and drops to continue for some more days. You have to take care of allergy. Avoid dust and use protection for eyes. Any further queries in this regard please do get back to me .