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Itchiness of eye

Also known as Itchy eye

Itchiness of eye is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What causes it?

The most common causes of itchiness of eye are conjunctivitis, seasonal allergies (hay fever), and conjunctivitis due to allergy. Other possible causes, such as allergy, are more rare.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with itchiness of eye often receive other diagnostic procedures (interview; evaluation; consultation), ophthalmic examination and evaluation, other therapeutic procedures on eyelids; conjunctiva; cornea, other diagnostic procedures on skin and subcutaneous tissue, ophthalmologic and otologic diagnosis and treatment, lens and cataract procedures, referral to home health care service and diagnostic procedures on eye .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with itchiness of eye include olopatadine ophthalmic, erythromycin, sodium sulfacetamide ophthalmic, gentamicin ophthalmic, tropicamide ophthalmic, phenylephrine (duramax), ketotifen ophthalmic, dexamethasone-tobramycin ophthalmic, erythromycin ophthalmic, tobramycin (tobi), naphazoline ophthalmic, azelastine ophthalmic and ciprofloxacin ophthalmic .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for itchiness of eye include race/ethnicity = other age 5-14 years.

Age

< 1 years
0.7x
1-4 years
1.0x
5-14 years
1.8x
15-29 years
0.8x
30-44 years
0.9x
45-59 years
0.9x
60-74 years
1.1x
75+ years
1.1x

Sex

Male
0.9x
Female
1.1x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
1.2x
Hispanic
1.2x
White
0.8x
Other
2.2x
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