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My husbands left eye is swollen and im wondering why and what I should do

A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Depends: Acute swelling, in the absence of trauma (ask him) can be caused by infection or edema related to vascular dysfunction behind the eye. Does it hurt? ... Read More

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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
See eye dr.: You don't want to delay care with possible eye infections/injuries, so it is best for you to get this evaluated. Good luck.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ingeborg Dziedzic
41 years experience in Ophthalmology
Not related: Thyroid meds are not a likely cause but allergies can be. Graves disease can cause proptosis and swelling but that is usually bilateral.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. RICHARD BROSZEIT
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See dr today: It sounds like you have an eye infection called conjunctivitis; your GP should be able to prescribe eye drope to clear it up. Importantly though, it c ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudine nandi Lee
Specializes in General Practice
?hordeolum: It could be a hordeolum (google), does it look like that? Try ocular chloromycetin ointment.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Go to Tips/Checklist: Section of the app and search for insect bites. There are whole lists of recommendations for you. To start I would take some benadryl (diphenhydrami ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Doan
19 years experience in Ophthalmology
Do : Do your eyes itch? Do you have seasonal allergies? Eye rubbing in your sleep can cause the skin around your eyes to swell. Seasonal allergies can cau ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jacobus (Dr. Cobus) Van Niekerk
Specializes in Aesthetic Medicine
Eye Pain: See your doctor as all these symptoms may just be conjunctivitis, however may be something more serious and you may need to see an Ophthalmologist. Pi ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience in Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: He may have an infection, please see a physician right away. They can then determine the need for hospitalization and antibiotics.
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Conjunctivitis: What you described suggests a viral infection of the eye. If it has not subsided or spread to the other eye, it would be prudent to see you doctor. Wi ... Read More

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