The problem with vasoconstrictor eye drops is that the more you use it, the more you are going to need it to relieve the redness. How often do you use the drops? If you use them often what if you were to try to wean off them slowly? By weaning off them slowly, you are giving your eyes a chance to recover and hopefully the redness will go away. If the redness doesn't go away then it can be a sign of something else. But doctors will not know how to properly treat it while you are using the eye drops because it is masking a possible problem. Do you ever have any discharge from your eyes?
Regarding the rash, if the prickly heat rash is what you have, you need to bring this possibility up to the docs so they can help you. Doctors are only human and they follow what the patient believes to be a problem. Of course they are supposed to look at the whole picture but if you go in to see the doctor with multiple problems, some other issues can get overlooked. lol Yeah, that has happened to me :) But by what you said regarding never sweating on your arms, the clogged sweat glands make sense.
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