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my eye lid is swollen and hurts

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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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Send photo: Could be bug bite. Send photo to see if you need an office visit.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jodi Luchs
29 years experience LASIK Surgery
Warm Compresses: This sound like it could be a stye. A stye is usually caused by a blocked oil gland on the eyelid. Treatment includes warm compresses and lid massage ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Probable stye: The most common lid swelling condition is a stye, an infected secretory gland in the lid. Sometimes you can see the gland involved as a whitish swell ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Fehr
44 years experience Emergency Medicine
Eyelid: You may be developing a sty. A small eyelash abcsess. Soak it with hot compresses. Should be just a minor problem.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Blocked duct: It sounds as if you have a blocked duct. Place a warm moist cloth over it and it should be fine.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Constance Okeke
20 years experience Ophthalmology
Treating a stye: It does sound like you have a stye, or chalazion, on the eye lid. This is a blocked oil gland in the lid that got clogged and possibly infected. The b ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Gold
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Stye: May be a stye (chalazion). Start with warm compresses at least 4 times a day, but please consult an eye md.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 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 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kent Wellish
33 years experience Ophthalmology
See an eye Dr ASAP!: This could be a sinus infection leading to a pre-septal or orbital cellulitis which could be serious. You should see an ophthalmologist asap!

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