A 5-year-old male asked:
my son woke up from his nap with one swollen very red eyelid and the area underneath is is also very red but doesn't look like pink eye in anyway?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Charles Gordon answered
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Red eyelids?: Most serious possibility is something called orbital cellulitis(an infection in tissues surrounding the eyeball). Usually very sick looking and swollen. Have him seen pronto at pedal ER!
Answered on Feb 5, 2017
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