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My right eye feels strange, almost like a numb feeling on

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My right eye feels strange, almost like a numb feeling on the top in the middle.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. Rick replied 1 year ago.

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How long has this been going on?

Do you wear contacts?

Is your vision affected at all?

Are there any changes in the skin that you can see?

Do you have any other symptoms?

Do you have any other medical problems or take any medications?

This is not an answer, but an Information Request. I need this information to answer your question. Please reply, so I can answer your question. I look forward to helping you.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It's been going on a couple of days.
No I do not wear contacts.
I don't think it has affected my vision, maybe a bit blurry in that eye with distance viewing while driving.
No changes to skin that I can see.
Maybe a
A bit of a film when I blink but goes away when I blink again.
No other medical issues.
I take calcium and vitamin D.
Expert:  Dr. Rick replied 1 year ago.

It is possible that you are at the early stages of a viral outbreak, such as shingles etc.

It might also be part of a very early stye, although this is less likely.

So. What should you do?

Watch the area over the weekend for any skin changes. If you get any pimples, change in skin texture etc then have your doctor take a look.

Otherwise, I'd just watch things and wait....

Does this make sense to you?

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Dr. Rick MD FACS