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i woke up this morning and now my eye is swollen what could it be

A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Flyer
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Acute swollen eye: You could have a sty, conjunctivitis, an obstructed tear duct, or a serious lid infection. If you have diabetes, you could have another kind of infec ... Read More
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Dr. G Funari
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44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
I : I would not delay seeking medical care at an emergency department to evaluate the cause of the swelling. This has potential to effect his vision in t ... Read More
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Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Pimple: Go immediately to the ER. You need immediate antibiotic treatment
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. TAPAN CHAUDHURI
54 years experience Nuclear Medicine
SINUSITIS?: Did you recently have sinusitis, runny nose, sore throat, earache, cold, flu etc? Need to be examined by an ENT doctor to rule out maxillary sinusi ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Saran
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Allergies: Patients with allergies can develop scaly, red and itchy skin around the eyes and on the eyelids and other parts of the body from allergies. This ski ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
43 years experience Pathology
Chalazion or stye: This is like an inflammed pimple on the eyelid. It can be very painful or irritating for a few days but may resolve on its own. You may get relief by ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
21 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Given the timing of the symptoms, most likely it is a stye and not a chalazion. Continue using wash compresses as much as possible. It the pain or s ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Swollen eyelid: The sooner you see your doctor the sooner you can get this cleared up. It sounds like a possible infection which is progressing. You don’t want it t ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience Internal Medicine
See Dr if persists: Swelling of eye lid(s) on just one side, with no evidence of conjunctivitis, may possibly be due to an insect bite on the eyelid? Another possibility ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
See eye dr.: You don't want to delay care with possible eye infections/injuries, so it is best for you to get this evaluated. Good luck.
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