Eye burning sensation, Eye redness: 6 Possible Causes
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What causes eye burning sensation and eye redness? 6 possible conditions

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

1

Corneal Abrasion

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

The cornea is a thin, transparent dome that covers your eye's iris and pupil. The iris is the colored part of your eye, and the pupil is the black center. All light that enters your eye and allows you to see strike...

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2

Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)

Conjunctivitis, commonly known as "pink eye," is an infection or swelling in the outer membrane of your eyeball. Blood vessels in your conjunctiva, a thin membrane that lines part of your eye, become inflamed. Thi...

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3

Corneal Ulcer

A corneal ulcer is an open sore that forms on the cornea. It's usually caused by an infection. Even small injuries to the eye can lead to infections.

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4

Dry Eye Syndrome

There are a lot of conditions and medications that can cause dry eye syndrome. Read about the causes and treatment options.

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5

Sarcoidosis

Learn about sarcoidosis and its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and potential complications.

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6

Eye Emergencies

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

If you have an injured eye or a foreign object in your eye, you'll likely need to seek medical attention right away. Here's what to look out for in eye emergencies.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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