U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

What does it mean if I have eye swelling

A member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Depends: Is the swelling of the lids? Is is painless? Swelling can be a reaction to focal infection, or an allergic response. It might also be hereditary angio... Read More
Dr. Andrew Shatz
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Many possibilities: Eye swelling implies a build-up of fluid, cells or a combination of the two. There is almost always a cause that can be discovered for the swelling. S... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Brusco
Dentistry 9 years experience
Dentist ASAP!!: It appears that you could have a dental infection originating around your Maxillary(Upper Jaw) canine.This may be an abscess caused by nerve damage in... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Yanik
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
Periorbital edema: The reasons are retained water, herniated orbital fat, Graves' disease to name a few. You should get evaluated to find out the exact cause
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Gold
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
See Eye MD now.: Could be just retained fluid, but could also be an indicator of a metabolic problem like renal insufficiency. You should probably see both your eye m... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Ophthalmology 25 years experience
Swelling around eyes: Swelling around eyes can be due to many issue: clogged eyelash glands (meibomian glands); allergies; excess salt (be sure kidney function is normal); ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierre Guibor
Ophthalmology 55 years experience
Avoid sun: Ice water compress, topical hydrocortisone, and tincture of time. Avoid sun exposure.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Miller
Ophthalmology 54 years experience
Allergic reaction: Most likely allergy to the makeup. Stop using and begin cold compresses and if red and itching with some weeping to the skin, an over the counter Hydr... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
General Surgery 56 years experience
Ice: Have someone with you for awhile. Ice to reduce bleeding, rest sitting up, unless fuzzy. If unconscious at all go to er. What was cause?
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Need to be seen: kindly see your doctor or go to urgent care, meanwhile don't rub your eyes, best wishes
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
Edema: Most likely this cause by high salt/soduim consumption cuasing fluid (edema) to build up in the soft tissues around the eyes.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership