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my bottom eye lid is swollen

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Rubinchik
67 years experience Ophthalmology
Could be: Could be a sty or skin infection. Best to see someone right away.

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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 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 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Weisbrod
17 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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Paul
38 years experience Ophthalmology
Multiple causes: Sudden soreness and swelling of the eye or eyelids can have multiple causes. Most common would be a chalazion or a hordeolum (stye). Other infectious ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Gold
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Stye: A completely clogged eyelid oil gland is called a chalazion or stye. See your eye md for appropriate treatment.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
SEE AN EYE CARE : Specialist as soon as possible please.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
See Eye MD: Take her to an ophthalmologist for management of this problem.
A female asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Eye: May be blepharitis or conjunctivitis.You need to have it checked out today. You may need to go to an urgent care or er if an eye doctor is not availab ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Paul
38 years experience Ophthalmology
Multiple causes: Sudden soreness and swelling of the eye or eyelids can have multiple causes. Most common would be a chalazion or a hordeolum (stye). Other infectious ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Stye/Chalazion: Likely you have a Stye/Chalazion. Consult with us to help get rid of this before it gets worse.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ari Weitzner
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Infection: Sounds like blepharitis or conjunctivitis. Keep lids clean and apply hot compresses and see ophthalmologist if no better in a week. If you wear contac ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Dry eye treatment: Your description sounds like dry eye. Initial treatment is frequent artificial tears during the day, ointment at night, warm compresses a few times a ... 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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
A few questions: I am guessing your eyelids are swollen (one or both). Possibiiities include infection, trauma, insect bites, allergies and other issues as well. Is ... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Eye twitching: Otherwise known as blepharospasm. Can be treated. See your doctor.
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Could be allergy: If you do not have recent cut or injury to your eye lid then it ma be an allergic reaction. You may have touched an allergenic material then touch y ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Pinto
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Get checked: You need to have this swelling evaluated rather soon by an ophthalmologist (eye physician).
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
May be due to Allerg: You might have Allergic Conjunctivitis.You can try over the counter eye drops for allergic condition of the eye always eye drops or see your doctor ge ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
If there was series: of blisters with discomfort or pain - might wonder about shingles or herpes simplex virus. Eye examination may be the best way to approach this. Take ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Looks like infection: However, you won't find help online, you need to be seen ASAP by your doctor or better by an ophthalmologist, you need immediate treatment Please don' ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
37 years experience Dermatology
Stye ?: Could be the start of an infection of the eyelid oil glands use warm compresses may need medical attention.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Sinus pain?: Do you have sinus pressure too? You could have sinus infection causing these symptoms. Use nasal saline spray and nasal flush system to clear it out ... Read More
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