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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Boil likely stye: A "boil" in eyelid most l can be due to: meibomian gland dysfunction, styes, or chalazion, molluscum, rosacea, herpes. Check with eyemd. Treatment opt ... Read More

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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Peltan
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Chalazion: There is no set time for the resolution of your condition. The medical term for heat boil or stye is chalazion. The normal oil duct gets blocked, and ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Hector
8 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Be sure you let them cool down the skin of your eye lids is very thin and easily burned. The higher the tannic acid in the tea the greater the anti ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Boil: It is likely a Chalazion from a clogged Gland and needs excision. Consult with us or see me at below to help: Visionary Ophthalmology One Central Plaz ... Read More
A 74-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ilan Cohen
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Likely a stye: Use hot compresses as often as possible. If there is no improvement in a few days, see an eye doctor.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ham
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Blepharitis: Sounds as if you have blepharitis, a condition where the skin at the base of the eyelash margins is inflamed from a normal skin bacteria called staph ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Diede
28 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
See doc: Spreading redness from a scratch on the eyelid sounds like a possible infection, and infections around the eye can be dangerous. I would at least cal ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keshab Paudel
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Please see below: Looks like an allergy or infection. Please see a doctor.
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fred Orlando
35 years experience Ophthalmology
Which one?: "skin tags" usually refers to papillomas- common growths around the eyes and sometimes on the neck and elsewhere. They are elevated off the skin + loo ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Shackelford
25 years experience Emergency Medicine
Bug bite, infection: See your doctor if it doesn't resolve by tomorrow. An infection can spread into the actual orbital capsule of the eye. In the meantime, put a warm com ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
62 years experience Ophthalmology
Swelling: Swelling of the lids can be caused by several things.You need to see an ophthalmologist to determine the cause and institute treatment.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Eye Lid Dermatitis: You have to stop all makeup until the skin heals. Use a cortisone cream like prescription Locoid (hydrocortisone butyrate) lotion. Then add each compo ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Dahl
54 years experience Ophthalmology
Could be a stye: This might be an obstructed gland in the eyelid. If there only mild swelling or tenderness and no double vision or visual loss, try some warm compres ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
Pink Eye: The symptoms of pinkeye differ based on the cause of the inflammation. Symptoms may include: redness in the white of the eye or inner eyelid, increase ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
18 years experience Retinal Surgery
See an eye doctor: Specifically, an oculoplastics doctor.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Carey
35 years experience Ophthalmology
Most not serious: Most of the time this is a benign condition.But it can be a sign of eyelid cancer or even a metabolic disease such as thyroid dysfunction. You should ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
23 years experience Ophthalmology
Not really!: Eczema causes dry, course, rough, darkened skin, but not really postules, unless you get an infection!
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emily Altman
27 years experience Dermatology
Skin yellowing: Skin yellowing can occur in hepatitis (inflammation of the liver which may be due to viruses, autoimmune diseases, medications, and other), low thyroi ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
See your eye doctor: ASAP, meaning oculoplastics surgeon! Eye swelling after being hit can indicate a possible orbital floor fracture & especially if you are seeing a ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alireza Raboubi
14 years experience Family Medicine
Allergic: this might be an allergic reaction to the OTC eye drops. stop using drops and see your primary care provider if symptoms worsen.
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A 5-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Eye Symptoms: you either have severe allergies or some type of infection. It is unlikely for it to be allergic as it is only one eye. You need to be evaluated by ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Seborrheic condition: This seems like seborrheic dermatitis which is common on the lash lines and the brows. Also known as blepharitis. See your ophthalmologist for a goo ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience Addiction Medicine
Surgery: Eyelid surgery is the only effective way to tighten lower eyelid skin.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Not normal: If you have loose skin close to the corner of your eyes, this means that you may be tearing a lot. If this is not true, then the looseness is due to l ... Read More
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