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my eyelid is swollen and painful

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examina ... Read More

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudine nandi Lee
Specializes in General Practice
Should be seen: This could get nasty and I think it should be seen second option consult virtually? Sounds like you need an antibiotic and not to be messed around wit ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: Such symptoms may reflect an infection in the eye area, but other causes are possible. Eyelids do swell up when there is a stye in the eyelid, or when ... Read More
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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not allergic: Upper eyelid swelling is unlikely to be from fluid retention. If they are painful, you really need to see an eye doctor to make sure there's nothing m ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
18 years experience Retinal Surgery
Get medical help: Try warm compresses. You may need antibiotics. You really need to see a doctor, insurance or not. Please do so.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Wachtel
58 years experience Ophthalmology
May be a stye.: Sties are infections of the glands in the eye lids. Start with hot compresses 4 x a day to try to get the stye to come to a head and drain. If no resp ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Stye: These are the classic symptoms of a stye in evolution. The best treatment is the application of very warm, not hot, wet washcloths laid over the clos ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Typical: This sounds typical of an acute hordeolum with diffuse eyelid swelling. If persists longer that a week, it can result in a chalazion. See an eye MD fo ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
37 years experience Dermatology
Dermatitis: There are non-steroidal creams that are presciption such as Elidel or Eucrisa that may be helpful. Until you can see a Dermatologist try a moisturizer ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Jacobs
Specializes in Pediatrics
Stye: Might be a stye - this article may help you figure out what it is. If the redness spreads out onto the skin of the eyelid, more swelling of the eyelid ... Read More
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