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Skin on my eyelids has been red and inflamed and feels itchy and achy for unknown reason. this symptom has been showing time after time.

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 41 years experience
Eyelid itch: Our eyelid skin produces an oil to keep things lubricated. The area can get dry and/or infected. Please see your doctor who can diagnose and help. Peace and good health.
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Skin on eyelids red: May be eczema, psoriasis, rosacea ( if elsewhere on face) or blepharitis - eyelid inflammation caused by bacterial/fungal/parasite infection meibomian gland dysfunction. Warms compresses and gentle removal of debris is important. Eye drops like Systane prevent dryness. May need antibiotics. f/u/ w/ optometrist /ophthalmologist. http://www.allaboutvision.com/conditions/blepharitis.htm

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