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Burning sensation in eye when rubbing. No watering or congestion. What could it be?

I have severe burning sensation in the corner of my left eye above my cheekbone if I press my finger in and up towards my nose as if I were rubbing my eye. It s only on the left side . My eyes aren t watering nor am I congested. I haven t changes any lotions etc. The burning is only when I d rub my eye etc and subsides shortly once I release my finger. What could it be?
Mon, 22 Jul 2013
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Hello
Repeated burning sensation in the eyes are because of allergic conjunctivitis or because of chronic conjunctivitis. Probably your complaints are because of allergic conjunctivitis.
The treatment is by antiallergic drugs like antihistaminic drugs, mast cell stabilizers and in some non responsive cases by mild topical steroid eye drops.
You need to consult your eye doctor for appropriate diagnosis and appropriate treatment according to the disease and its severity.
Thank you
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Burning sensation in eye when rubbing. No watering or congestion. What could it be?

Hello Repeated burning sensation in the eyes are because of allergic conjunctivitis or because of chronic conjunctivitis. Probably your complaints are because of allergic conjunctivitis. The treatment is by antiallergic drugs like antihistaminic drugs, mast cell stabilizers and in some non responsive cases by mild topical steroid eye drops. You need to consult your eye doctor for appropriate diagnosis and appropriate treatment according to the disease and its severity. Thank you