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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
23 years experience Ophthalmology
See ophthalmologist: Descriptors are hard to give the clear idea. Photo might help, but best see an ophthalmologist!

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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Carlin
49 years experience Ophthalmology
Chalazion: Sounds like a chazion which is an inflamed, obstructed oil gland. You could try warm moist compresses and topical antibiotics. If it doesn’t go away ... Read More
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A 7-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Conjunctivitis: Your description sounds like conjunctivitis which can be bacterial, viral, or other etiology. Go see an eye doctor.
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
See below: Place a wash cloth under freely flowing water - hot to touch, but not hot enough that it hurts. Apply this in a brushing movement across the eyelid as ... Read More
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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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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: What kind of antibiotics systemic pills or eye drops? It could be allergic reaction. Allergy can cause swelling. Thyroid disease, salt and heart di ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Chandler
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Several causes: Eyelid twitching is very common, and often occurs from stress, fatigue, lack of sleep, and overuse of stimulants such as caffeine or decongestants. Lo ... Read More
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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 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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Stye: Most common at your age, is a stye - a pimple in the substance of the eyelid. Try applying heat often for several days and if persistent, see your op ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Consult opthalmologi: Please consult an eye doc ASAP. You will need treatment. It could be Herpes, do you have vesicles(bluster)? Heat pack will not help but cold compre ... Read More
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A member asked:
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 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 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Examination: Blisters are always somewhat worrisome and providing possibilities doesn't help you very much. I advise an examination by an ophthalmologist to correc ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Wu
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Allergy...maybe: This might not be allergy...Sounds like blepharitis..An inflammation of the eylid margins due to bacteria and their toxins...Treat with lid scrubs, wa ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Probably Stye: If this occurred rather suddenly, it probably is a stye, which is a blocked oil gland of the eyelid. It can become secondarily infected and can spread ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Wade
11 years experience Family Medicine
Blocked Duct: After any eye infection (allergic, viral, etc) it is not uncommon to see blocked ducts that are located in the eyelid around the eyelashes. This can c ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
44 years experience Ophthalmology
Tic or nerve: This is usually due to a nerve firing off involuntarily and make the lid "jump". Should go away in 4-7 days but if not, have an eye doctor take a loo ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kermani
23 years experience Ophthalmology
Various possib.: May be unrelated or a headache variant but if not improving in short order, should be seen by an ophthalmologist and/or primary doctor. Other risks i ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Saran
32 years experience Ophthalmology
No : No, you probably have blocked meibomian glands on the eyelids. I tell my patients to get a damp wash cloth and pop it in the microwave for 30 seconds ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wolf
40 years experience Ophthalmology
No: I think that compound is not that great for anything.(personal opinion). The stye is an eyelash gland infection ; can respond to local warm compresses ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Infection: This sounds like a conjunctivitis. You will need to see a doctor and get treatments. However, you can start by obtaining Normal Saline eye drops to wa ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
Possible: Your eyelid maybe irritated and swollen from the ye infection, pink eye. Also, a stye may cause ptosis.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jodi Luchs
29 years experience LASIK Surgery
Multiple causes: Itching in the corners of the eyes is often related to allergy. Itching on the edge of the eyelids where the lashes grow is often related to blepharit ... Read More
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