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my bottom eye lid is swollen

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Rubinchik
68 years experience Ophthalmology
Could be: Could be a sty or skin infection. Best to see someone right away.
Dr. Richard Wieder
35 years experience Ophthalmology
Stye: You most likely have a stye. This is a localized infection of the eyelid skin. This will typically respond to warm compresses several times per day ... Read More
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
17 years experience Ophthalmology
Possibly infection: You could have the start of a hordeolum (stye) or even cellulitis which needs to be treated with oral antibiotics. See an ophthalmologist.

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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Possible concern: Dry eye is common, can respond well to ointment but does not cause eyelid swelling. Is the tenderness at one spot or diffuse? Is there a palpable no ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Weisbrod
18 years experience Ophthalmology
Ice: Treatment depends on the underlying diagnosis. This swelling could be an inflammation, allergy, or early infection. Try ice packs first to try to red ... Read More
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A 3-year-old female asked:
Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
38 years experience Pediatrics
See a doctor: It could be a variety of things- she could have had an insect bite or sting to the eyelid causing swelling, she could have an infection (the fever mak ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
34 years experience Child Psychiatry
Don't panic: likely will not spread of cause blindness, hot compresses good, see PCP, for treatment, https://www.healthline.com › health › beauty-skin-care › best- ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
30 years experience Addiction Medicine
Any masses in lid: Could be a stye or a response to an allergen, only way to tell is to have it looked at by a doctor.
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A male asked:
Dr. H. Michael Lambert
44 years experience Retinal Surgery
See Ophthalmologist : You could have an infection, retained carbon fiber (i work on cars) in your lid, etc. Get checked out!
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Stye: You may have a developing infection.,.I would see a physician and get a definitive diagnosis and treatment
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A female asked:
Dr. Andrew Doan
20 years experience Ophthalmology
What : What you describe sounds like a chalazion or commonly known as a stye. Try placing a warm wash cloth on the lid three or four times daily. If the stye ... Read More
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