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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Ripa
36 years experience Pediatrics
Sty: Is mild eyelid infection. Use warm compresses for relief.
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Dr. Frederick Prall
23 years experience Ophthalmology
Usually not bad: Swelling in the eyelid is usually caused by a hordeolum, also called a stye. There are glands in the eyelids that produce oils that help lubricate yo ... Read More
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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
50 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably not serious: It could be that you slept on that side and irritated the eyelid. It may be that you are developing a sty in the hair follicle coming out of that lid. ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Cheng
26 years experience Family Medicine
Eyes: Redness and itching in the eyes without discharge is most commonly some type of allergies that usually respond with allergy eye drops. If there is pai ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ferzaad Moosa
31 years experience Ophthalmology
The : The most commons symtpoms with blepharitis is itching of the eyelid and burning or irritation in the eye. Pain may represent the progression to devel ... Read More
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Dr. William Goldstein
31 years experience Ophthalmology
It : It is unusual for blepharitis to cause any pain. Usually redness, irritation, grittiness, itching and tearing are part of that problem. Pain is usuall ... Read More
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Dr. John Kim
Dr. John Kim answered
22 years experience Ophthalmology
Blepharitis : Blepharitis can cause irritation and itching. It can cause tenderness when touched but should not cause pain on its own. If you have pain, it can be ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Ophthalmologist: Consult an ophthalmologist as there may be a cystic lesion present due to a gland's blocked duct.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Gold
53 years experience Ophthalmology
Blepharitis. Eye MD.: The most common cause of those symptoms is a blockage of the meibomian glands. Their job, when flowing normally is to create the outermost oily layer ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Eyelid redness: Eyelid redness = erythema of lids/covers of eyes.
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
30 years experience Addiction Medicine
Any mass or lumps?: If so use moist heat, wet cloth., over the area for 10 minutes and repeat 3-4 times a day. If concerned please have this examined by your doctor.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
25 years experience Ophthalmology
If Eyelid swelling: Pain with swollen eyelid most likely due to blocked meibomian gland (stye, chalazion); mass or tumor unlikely unless have other sx). If "eye feels sw ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
54 years experience Pediatrics
ATOPIC DERMATITIS: Corticosteroids are the mainstay of treatment.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldstein
31 years experience Ophthalmology
Cool compresses: Cool compresses may be helpful for these symptoms. If you have a problem called blepharitis, you may need to do eyelid scrubs.
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