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sudden swelling under one eye

A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See PMD: Swelling could be from infection or inflammation within the skin in the area. Let your regular doctor or dermatologist have a look at it and see what ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
37 years experience Family Medicine
Check 4 shingles: It doesn't sound exactly like it but the most concerning thing that it could be is herpes zoster (shingles) if it is close to the eye like that it can ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
50 years experience Internal Medicine
Doubt serious: the eyelid is very loose skin, and can easily swell. It might be that you were lying at night on the side of the eye swelling. Allergy commonly cause ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Wasserman
44 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Many things: Eye swelling in an infant can be caused by simple things such as irritation or even a nasal infection but could also be a sign of something more serio ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Various: First be sure it is not that the other eye is receding? The causes for one eye protruding include thyroid disease, tumors, vascular lesions and infe ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Khachikian
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Dry eye: Could be dry eye but difficult to say. You can try some lubricating drops (tears) available over the counter to see if they help but if there is no im ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See your doctor: meanwhile, you can take an antihistamine, unless contraindicated, but you need to be seen, good luck
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
37 years experience Family Medicine
ER visit: This sounds like periorbital cellulitis and can be very serious. Get on antibiotics tonight. That infection can spread directly into the brain. Dr vis ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tal Raviv
Dr. Tal Raviv answered
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Likely allergy: This sounds like a contact allergy. It should resolve within 12-24 hours. You can use a cool compress and an over the counter anti-histamine. If it's ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. EZRA COHEN
41 years experience Ophthalmology
Needs Evaluation: Could be allergy or a foreign body.
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