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Abscess Under Eye
Warm compresses: Apply a warm wet washcloth to your eyelid four times per day. If this does not cause the stye to resolve, see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
I had an abscess under my eye drained 4 weeks ago which was a result of periorbital cellulitis. A doctor 2 weeks ago said the infection was gone, but I still have a hard red lump which they said was scar tissue. Will this go down, or is it permanent?
I have a couple tooth abcess but this kiting I woke up and had facial sweeping puffiness under eyes swollen lip I've been on amoxcillin has it spread?
I'm afraid so: Antibiotics can limit the spread of infection from abscessed teeth, but only root canal rx or extraction can eliminate the infection. In your case sounds like the antibiotic is ineffective. You must seek treatment immediately. You have a serious spreading infection that needs prompt attention. ...Read more
Upper left tooth abcess slight swelling under eye pain behind left ear that's sharp and come and goes no dental insurance Wat do I do?
Local Dental Options: If there is a nearby dental school, treatment can often be provided by students and/or residents at discounted fees. If finances are a major obstacle, you can try calling the local dental society in your area to see if they have any recommendations or a program where dentists volunteer their services to treat patients with financial hardships. ...Read more
Slight swelling of upper jaw under eye sinus infection and tooth abcess taking Clindmaycin it's not very big been like that since last night?
I woke up this moron with a swollen lip puffiness under eyes and dry mouth I do hvecouple tooth abcess but I'm on amoxicillin have been for a few days?
Face/lip swelling: Stop Amoxicillin immediately. You may be having an allergic reaction to Amoxicillin (a penicillin) which can sometimes worsen dramatically and cause a anaphylactic reaction. Call you doctor now. But if you start to get trouble breathing, asthma, wheezing, fainting, chest pain, call 911. If you have an antihistamine pill like benedryl, or claritin, (loratadine) or dimetapp, take a dose immediately. ...Read more
Abscess: An abscess is a collection of bacteria or fungus often surrounded by a membrane or capsule. An abscess can occur in the eye as part of a fungal infection or bacteria. Immunocompromised patients (ie, have diabetes, hiv, etc) are more susceptible to severe eye infections. It can also occur on the eyelid skin or in skin glands around the eye: can be caused by clogged skin gland from skin bacterial. ...Read more
Treatment Failure: When a treatment fails one contacts their doctor to find out what they want to do next. ...Read more
The skin under my eye is swollen due to abscess. Day 4 on meds. No other pain just swollen. Need advice?
Be patient: Four days is not long enough for this to be better. See your doctor if it is getting worse or doesn't improve in 7-10 days. ...Read more
I have an upper tooth abscess with pain in my eye is that serious? It comes and goes and jut started.
Yes, seek help.: A tooth abscess can cause radiating pain, however it should be considered an emergency especially when you experience facial swelling, fever, difficulty breathing/swallowing, or swelling of the floor of mouth and neck. Swelling extending to the eye is serious and would require professional attention and necessary treatment. Get an evaluation by a professional as soon as possible. Good luck. ...Read more
I have something that looks like an abscess in my eye. I can move it around. I wear contacts, have allergies, &was itching my eyes. Should I be concerned?
The I've been on penicillin for two days for an abscess tooth. My face keeps on swollen up, my eye is now swollen what should I do?
Went to urgent care for forehead abscess had an I&d swelling went down around area. But now have some swelling above eye. Is this normal?
Orbital Cellulitis?: Peri orbital cellulitis or Infection of soft tissue around the eyes can spread fast. Please return to doctor who did original I&D for follow up care. This needs urgent attention do NOT delay. ...Read more
Whole face swollen, eyes closed due to swelling. Had abscess on head for 3 days, needs asvice for my swollen face and my eyes. Thanks a lot?
I&D done today for a eye abscess with a local anesthetic The procedure was very painful and I'm still pain with numbing in effect No pain meds Normal?
Lid abcess?: I am guessing that you had a stye that had grown to abcess proportions, removed under local. The procedure usually is painless (except for the injection of the anesthetic which if done very slowly usually hardly hurts). After removal there may be some tenderness to the touch but sharp pain is rare. I don't give pain medications because if it hurts afterwards, I want a phone call. Do that. ...Read more
I have an abscess I believe. My face is swollen from my eye to partly down my neck. Can I wait two days to see my dentist? Thanks
NO: You shoulld be seen today at Emergency room. Infection may spread beyond eye or to sinuses conected with blood flow to the brain., don' t wait! ...Read more
I have developed an abscess on my eyebrow/eyelid area. This is 4th abscess 4 mos. The first one was MRSA positive. My eye is swelling shut. What to do?
Abscess: Please seek medical promptly.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have dacryocystitis in my eye that has turned into a abscess & a 2nd infection. ER doc said it needs surgery & drainage What kind surgery is this?
Dacryocystorhinostom: The infection will be treated and drained and then a procedure will be done termed a dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR). This creates a new channel from the eyelids into the nose for tear outflow, bypasses the scar and will remove any residual infection. This is commonly done by oculoplastic surgeons although some ENT surgeons also do this. ...Read more
Hi doc I have a abscess on my right eye, but a day later I discover a boil close to my right ear its not noticeable or painful but I can feel it?
Had root canal for pain in tooth, possible abscess. Have taken penicellen and Flagyl, pain came back, headaches, gummy eyes, dizziness low energy?
Needs evalutaion...: Your symptoms are not entirely consistent with a tooth abscess, so there could be multiple conditions going on. It would be wise to seek evaluation of the potential tooth problem by an endodontist, followed by your physican. Tooth infections don't result in eye infections, dizziness, or low energy routinely, but can have recurring pain and headaches. ...Read more
I have a abscess tooth 8ts a eye tooth with swollen lip I'm on amoxician 4 times a day can a eye tooth be pulled without sedation?
Yes, it can: Speak to your dentist or oral surgeon. ...Read more
I have an appointment with an eye specialist due to my left upper eyelid hematoma abscess. I am a little nervous seeing the doctor.
I think it can be a: Little anxiety provoking to be seen for a new condition. You can let the doctor know you are feeling nervous. Consider writing down a list of questions before hand. I am not quite sure what your question is. If my response hasn't been helpful, consider resubmitting with a specific and clear question. Take care. ...Read more
What to do if I have mitral valve prolapse and an abscess tooth and swelling under my left eye am I gonna b ok?
Dr ASAP!!: Oh, please see a dentist ASAP--at this point, you may be referred to a hospital to get antibiotics through IV, as the infection from an abscess seems to have spread. The bone between eyes is porous and in the worst case, infection could spread into the brain. Infecting bacteria from the tooth has now entered your facial space as well as going though your entire body via infected blood. Dr ASAP. ...Read more
Woke with swelling at parotoid, cyst in jaw and abscess above eye. Had abscess drainedlast night in ER. Now swelling going up forehead and into duct, entire eyelid looks red/bruised. Is it normal after this type of procedure for it to look worse before
NormalOrNot-Go Back!: Don't speculate, ambulate (OK, use your car and drive) back to the ER for a re-check. There are too many variables to consider and sort-out via a short text message. That's a serious area of the body and you don't want any complications so go back and get it looked-at. ...Read more
Complications- Lyme disease, bipolar disorder, and dental abscess that has spread to heart/brain/ears/eyes?
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Eyelid abscess I&D today and now the eye bag area is more red, swollen painful I'm on Doxycycline & Erythromycin ointment Is this swelling normal?
Response to surgery: Swelling and pain is a normal response to the surgical procedure and with the use of antibiotics you should be feeling much better 1-2 days later ...Read more
I have had MRSA 3 times. Now I have a very sore throat, enlarged lymph nodes with abscesses over them, chest pain, red eyes, and bad cough. Mrsa again?
Probably: The abscesses over the lymph nodes is a sign of mrsa. Get cultures and antibiotics. Check your gammaglobulins. ...Read more