A 57-year-old female asked:
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why do my eyelids sometimes swell up and turn red when im sleeping, its happens sometimes but goes away. i do have allergies, is it infected then?

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Dr. Corey Clay
10 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely: more consistent with allergens contacting the eye and ensuing reaction. this would improve with second generation antihistamines (cetirizine, loratadine or fexofenadine) or eye drops for allergy (ketotifen or olopatadine)
Answered on Apr 1, 2018
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