A 40-year-old female asked:
cause for red purple puffy under eye skin area?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Karen Shackelford answered
25 years experience Emergency Medicine
Bug bite, infection: See your doctor if it doesn't resolve by tomorrow. An infection can spread into the actual orbital capsule of the eye. In the meantime, put a warm compress on the area of puffiness. Is it itchy, painful, or is there a discharge? These are things your doctor will need to know.
Answered on Mar 18, 2020
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