A 27-year-old female asked:
I have swollen left eyelid and very painful. no bumps. also left lymph node under chin is very tender and swollen? what could this be?
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Dr. David Boyeranswered
51 years experience
Could be a sty : It may be an early sty. It should be one eyelid not both that is swollen. If one the use of warm compresses four times a day for 5-10 minutes for a couple of days should help. If both lids are swollen it may be preseptal infection and you should see a doctor as you may need antibiotics. If the swelling doesn't resolve in a 2 days or you are running a fever see a doctor.
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