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i'm worried because my eye is swollen around the bottom. help, what do you suggest?

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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
See Eye MD: If you are worried about your eye, see an eye doctor. An exam can determine what is going on and provide options for treatment.

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I woke up this morning and now my eye is swollen what could it be?

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Dr. Brian Flyer
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Acute swollen eye: You could have a sty, conjunctivitis, an obstructed tear duct, or a serious lid infection. If you have diabetes, you could have another kind of infection, like a fungus.
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What should I do if a bug bit me and now my eye is all swollen?

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Depends: On type of bug, if vision is affected, if not resolving on it's own, if it's warm, tender, puffy with fluid, ulcerated areas then should be examined since may need treatment with antibiotics, steroids etc. A minor mosquito-like small bite can resolve on its own, use lotions, etc.
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What could be the reason that my eye is swollen every morning when I wake up?

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Family Medicine 57 years experience
Swlling of eyes ever: You need to see your doctor as it may be due to allergies or you may have an underlying systemic disease like kidney disease and you will need exam, bood and urine test.
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I woke up with my eye swollen and I have no clue why. Help?

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Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
Many possibilities: You may have a stye, allergy to environment or new laundry detergent you used on pillow case, new cosmetic product, etc. Try cool compresses if it itches, and warm compresses if you have a bump in your eyelid (a stye). If does not improve or gets worse see an ophthalmologist.
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The red bit in the corner of my eye is swollen, how do I cure it?

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Red swollen eye: Swelling in the corner of the eye can be due: allergy (apply cold ice packs if itchy especially); virus (is usually very itchy ; is very contagious; bacteria (need antibiotic drops); excessive sun exposure (called a pinguecula/pterygium) foreign body. See your eyemd if basic cold compresses do not help.

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