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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Dieck
37 years experience Ophthalmology
Maybe: What you are describing sounds like an infected lid margin gland (meibomium). Using an occlusive oil or gel can clog the opening of the gland resulti ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tod Haller
15 years experience Ophthalmology
Possibly: We would need further history and symptoms to determine. Since you are not sure, it is best to see an ophthalmologist as soon as possible. Feel better ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Nocturnal eye swell: May have chronic sinusitis or nasal congestion and when you sleep because of gravity it flow into the subcutaneous tissue around the eye. Elevate hea ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Rubinchik
67 years experience Ophthalmology
Maybe: Could be a number of inflammatory processes. Treat with warm compresses and see a doctor.
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Dr. Scott Diede
28 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
See doc: Spreading redness from a scratch on the eyelid sounds like a possible infection, and infections around the eye can be dangerous. I would at least cal ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
62 years experience Ophthalmology
Swelling: Swelling of the lids can be caused by several things.You need to see an ophthalmologist to determine the cause and institute treatment.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tal Raviv
Dr. Tal Raviv answered
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Blepharitis: This is likely due to blepharitis, a non specific inflammation and overinfection of the eyelash margin. Try cleaning you eyelashes and lids with baby ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Stye/Chalazion: Likely you have a Stye/Chalazion. Consult with us to help get rid of this before it gets worse.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Eye Lid Dermatitis: You have to stop all makeup until the skin heals. Use a cortisone cream like prescription Locoid (hydrocortisone butyrate) lotion. Then add each compo ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Contact allergy: A 3-day lapse in onset is compatible with an allergic contact skin reaction. However one cannot rule out entirely an irritant reaction from repetitiv ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Redness: Best to be seen by eye doctor 1st. To be on safe side.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
See eye doctor: whenever you're not sure what to do, see your PCP. They will arrange referral if needed. The eye is an extension of the brain. So don't try to take ca ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
SUBCONJUNCTIVAL HEMO: Subconjunctival hemorrhage in the left eye. It will go away without treatment.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Dahl
54 years experience Ophthalmology
Could be a stye: This might be an obstructed gland in the eyelid. If there only mild swelling or tenderness and no double vision or visual loss, try some warm compres ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Peggy eye lid: You may be allergic to your eye shadow. Try a different , non allergic brand.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michel
45 years experience Family Medicine
May be infected or: obstructed gland or duct. This may occur and can be painful Would watch this but if occurs use hot compresses until you can see your doctor.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Bacterial: conjunctivitis is probably your problem. An antibiotic eye drop prescription will do. See your eye doctor.
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Dr. Pradeep Parihar
30 years experience Family Medicine
Bump: check for cancer
A 74-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ilan Cohen
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Likely a stye: Use hot compresses as often as possible. If there is no improvement in a few days, see an eye doctor.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
39 years experience Ophthalmology
Poss. Foreign body: If it is truly a sac and one-sided it could be what we call a pyogenic granuloma caused by a retained foreign body. Must see a dermatologist or ophth ... Read More
A 5-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Eye Symptoms: you either have severe allergies or some type of infection. It is unlikely for it to be allergic as it is only one eye. You need to be evaluated by ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Campbell
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Chalazia/stye: Probably a blocked oil gland. Since it's not attached to overlying skin, and painless try using a warm/hot eyelid compress for 5-10 minutes several ti ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Not normal: If you have loose skin close to the corner of your eyes, this means that you may be tearing a lot. If this is not true, then the looseness is due to l ... Read More
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