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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
Many causes.: There are many causes of eyelid swelling. See an ophthalmologist for help with this.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
See a doctor.: There are many causes of eyelid swelling. An ophthalmologist can determine the cause and treat it.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marilyn Huheey
50 years experience in Ophthalmology
Cool compresses: Pour ice water on a clean cotton ball or wash cloth. Hold gently against lids until cloth is warm. Reapply as needed, but no sooner than 15 minutes.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Shatz
25 years experience in Ophthalmology
They may be: Eyelid swelling usually produces tenderness, decreased ability to move the lid, warmth and firmness. If the swelling is severe, it can be rather painf ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Sutcliffe
41 years experience in Ophthalmology
A few ideas: More info about the duration, severity and appearance would be needed for specific help, but in general, keeping the head elevated during sleep and ap ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. J David Holcomb
28 years experience in Facial Plastic Surgery
Several things help: Keep head elevated above level of heart for at least 1 week (e.g. Sleep in recliner) cold compresses help over the first few days some patients ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Chun
27 years experience in Ophthalmology
Cold compress: Depends on the cause but cold compress should work for most causes.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rebecca Dale
20 years experience in Ophthalmology
Bulging?: If the eyelid/eye bulges with weightlifting, that could be an abnormality of the blood vessels called an orbital varix. Specifically, you will note t ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Selem
15 years experience in Ophthalmology
Edema: Eyelid swelling usually refers to any condition that causes inflammation leading the eye to become "puffy" due to edema that is collected within the e ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
See a doctor: The are many causes of swelling. Your ophthalmologist can determine the cause and help you with this.

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