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How Can I Reduce Swelling On Side Of The Eye Injury For My Son
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Swelling from injury: For new injuries, applying cold compresses will help prevent/reduce any swelling if done within the first 48 to 72 hrs. Beyond that, warm application will induce fluid absorption thereby reducing the size of the swelling. ...Read more
My son poked himself in the eye today with a peice of thin sharp plastic wire, no blood or swelling that i can notice, should I be worried?
My father had an eye injury, his eyes is hit by a sharp leaf and it start swelling, we don't know what to do?
Seek help: It sounds like a possible cut or abrasion of the conjunctiva (white part) or possibly cornea (clear part). It's also possible that there is a chemical irritative reaction to the leaf's surface. Pain, swelling, visual changes, mucoid discharge are all important reasons to seek an evaluation by an eye md for treatment. ...Read more
My 5 year old son getting frequent eye problems like itchy reddish eye,swelling in the eye lid etc.this is increasing whenever he is having cold. ?
My 10 yr old son has been prescribed wysolone 20mg for an eye injury. The dose keeps reducing after 1 week till one month. Is it safe.
My son 1 year old scratched in my eye 6 months before and I am having a scar in cornea epithelium with blured vision and I have pain sometimes early in morning with eye swelling.doctor advised lubricating drops.will this cure?
Rec. Epith. Erosions: Recurrent epithelial erosions occur when the basement membrane of the corneal epithelium heals irregularly following a corneal abrasion. Nightly lubrication with bland or hypertonic saline ointment for 6 months or more is curative, but with even one recurrence the clock goes back to day zero. A cornea specialist can attempt stromal puncturing. Good luck to you and the baby. ...Read more
Red, spotty, swollen face my son woke up with his eye swollen with bright red bumps that are very small. He also had those small, red bumps all around his mouth and chin. I gave him a dose of benedryl allergy this morning and the swelling around his eye
My 20 month old son has had a stye for over two weeks. Warm compresses and using the eye drops the pediatrician prescribed have lessened the swelling and redness but a large white and red pimple looking lump remains on his lower eyelid, and has been there
Take your son back : to his pediatrician. Keep up the warm soaks 4-5 times a day. Otherwise, don't touch or press on the " pimple", which may be a secondary staph infection. Your son may need a referral to a pediatric ophthalmologist, an MD who specializes in eye disorders in children, to determine if it's a hordeolum or stye, which starts with blockage of 1 of 2 tiny glands, or a chalazion, which is not infectious. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son is suffering from swelling on eyes for two or three hours everyday after sleep. Why does this happen?
Several things: You describe symptoms that can only be honestly assessed by your doctor in his or her office. Only after a thorough evauation will he/she be able to come up with what's wrong and what to do to get you better. ...Read more
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