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Bloodshot eyes

Discussion in 'Diabetic Retinopathy' started by Schmoukes, Sep 26, 2020.

  1. Schmoukes

    Schmoukes · Well-Known Member

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    Hi everyone - I have been struggling for months now with bloodshot eyes, uncomfortable, sometimes weeping. I thought it was an allergy, hat fever ... but I have tried everything and nothing alleviates it. Might it be related to my T2 diabetes? I will get a doc’s appointment next week but really appreciate the wisdom of this group. Thanks
     
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    DCUKMod I reversed my Type 2 · Master
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    Schmoukes, that's an impossible question to answer really.

    It's great you intend toask your Doc about it in the coming days, because, they're the ones with the answers in your circumstances.
     
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    xfieldok Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Sorry, only just seen this. I had a diabetic dog who was horribly bloodshot. It was down to very high glucose. Do you test?
     
  4. Schmoukes

    Schmoukes · Well-Known Member

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    Hi - yes, I test and blood sugars are OK since Nov, when I went low carb. Thanks for replying - I was worried that it was diabetes related.

    I have just had a diagnosis from the opticians - blepharitis - blocked oil glands leaving my eyes too dry. Apparently it’s very common. It’s not easy to alleviate or cure - lots of maintenance - but relieved to find that there’s no retinopathy so far.
     
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    lessci Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    My optician recommended (of all things) Johnsons no more tears baby shampoo on a cotton bud to clear mine - I can say it worked and was much less expensive than the wipes etc
     
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    Schmoukes · Well-Known Member

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    I’ll try this! Thanks for the tip!
     
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