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Do People Get Dry Eye Flares?

Do People Get Dry Eye Flares?

I get these 'flares' of dry eye where my eyes get so red and painful I cannot keep them open. Eye drops make it worse and they last anywhere from a day to my longest being 3 weeks. They usually affect one eye then travel to the other. Occasionally they affect both eyes. My last Service Dog was trained to do guide work for me when they occur as a lot of my symptoms come on suddenly. I was told my an optometrist it was a mix of dry eye and allergies so the last times I;ve had them I… read more

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Yes. Dry eyes are a symptom of fibromyalgia and its miserable! I was told baby shampoo and I keep a bottle right next to me with unscented baby wipes and just a tiny dab on a wipe and i wash my eyes like that as soon as I wake up and whenever they feel" gritty". Which is often! But it really helps!

posted about 4 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I've heard baby shampoo too
The oatmeal one evino or avino ( sorry can't think of the name) blaming my fm for that.

posted over 4 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Next time you get grit try washing your eye lids with baby shampoo.My doc said I had eye lid dander this helped

posted almost 5 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I have been having pain in my eyes and around my eyes and was told it was fibromyalgia symptom. Hope you have a good day

posted almost 5 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I had my eyes operated on /There dry to it helps to run a humidifier by the side of your bed.If you get a lot of grit in your eye wash it with baby shampoo

posted almost 5 years ago
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