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Can stress cause episcleritis?

Is it possible to cause episcleritis because of stress? What should i do to remove it?
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  • Jocelyn


    As a matter of fact, it's actually possible to cause episcleritis because of stress. Episcleritis is an inflammation of the sclera of the eye. As we know that when you have stress, it can work on your eyes, and make your eye pressure high. Also, if your eyes suffer from high eye pressure, it can make your eyes become red and finally give rise to inflammation. It can damage your vision in some degree. Therefore, under this circumstance, you should avoid having high stress, and having a good rest is an effective to relieve your situation. and it can disappear in a few days. Besides, you also need to know that sport activities, consumption of alcohol in small quantities and smoking marihuana can increase the symptom. But it is recommend that you'd better go to the hospital for a thorough examination, after all, eye problem should be taken seriously.
  • Eric


    Episcleritis is a kind of eye inflammation, and it's not been considered serious because it can heal by itself without medical treatment within two weeks. There are many problems can cause episcleritis, such as allergies, chlamydia, hay fever, lupus and it also can caused by stress. If your episcleritis caused by stress, you do not need worry about it, have a rest, it will disappear after 2 weeks.
  • Alexandra


    Yes, it is possible for you to get spiscleritis because of stress. When you are under great stress, you will have the weak immune system which will easily get the invisible bacterium in your eyes. That is the main cause for you to get spiscleritis. You'd better use the eye drops with anti-inflammation to remove the spiscleritis. You could also use the warm compress to make the eyes feel comfortable.