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Stinging eyes and oily skin

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  • Posted By: SadNick
  • October 19, 2010
  • 08:23 AM

When ever my eyes get wet, doesnt matter from what it is (even if its a warm day), my eyes start stinging. It feels as if ive got acid in them. Its been going on now for more than 10 years and Im getting sick of it.

Its effecting my driving and when it happens, I have to pull over ASAP and if I get teary (crying etc) that also causes them to start stinging.

What I think is going in, is that when my eyes get watery, it mixes with the oil around my eyes and its the oil that is causing them to hurt so much. The reason I believe this is that if my eyes get wet after I have a shower, they dont hurt at all but after a while when my skin gets oily, they start to hurt and I have to avoid any kind of moisture.

Has anyone else with very oily skin got this same problem?

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