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I blew my nose after a contusion forcing air into my eyelid, what do I do?

I blew my nose after a contusion forcing air into my eyelid, what do I do?

Visit ER or doctor: A person with air going into the skin after a nose bruising may have a cracked bone at the nose or sinuses. If he has trouble moving or closing an eye, if pain is significant, or there is watery liquid dripping from the nostril, he should see a doctor right away. Otherwise, a next-day visit with his primary or ENT doctor is needed. Meanwhile, he avoids blowing his nose. Antibiotics likely needed. ...Read more

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Bottom eyelid swollen hurts to blink what could it be? I was wearing make up & was inside in the hot and went out to the fresh air could tht cause it

Bottom eyelid swollen hurts to blink what could it be? I was wearing make up & was inside in the hot and went out to the fresh air could tht cause it

No: Swollen eyelids indicate irritation, infection, allergic reaction, etc. Need to have it to checked out if does not resolve or worsens in someone young, higher chance for being a stye, or a bite or allergic reaction if otherwise healthy and no trauma. ...Read more

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Should i be worried if it feels like there is a small air pocket between my lower eyelid and my eyeball?

Should i be worried if it feels like there is a small air pocket between my lower eyelid and my eyeball?

Air: In the area beneath the eyelid, there is connective tissue, fat, and muscle. Air generally does not enter this space, unless there is severe eye trauma. ...Read more

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How to pass the air puff eye test?

How to pass the air puff eye test?

Glaucoma test: The "air puff" test is just a method to measure the pressure inside your eyeball. High pressures may require additional work up. Without medication or surgical intervention, you cannot lower you eye pressure to "pass" the test. ...Read more

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How unsafe is it to blow air into your own eye?

How unsafe is it to blow air into your own eye?

Usually not: Unless the air is coming at a high pressure, blowing air into the eyes will not cause any significant harm except for a mild drying effect. Higher pressure situations may cause a corneal abrasion, which should be evaluated by an ophthalmologist. Low pressure air may cause a dry sensation or a temporary sensation that something is in the eye. ...Read more

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I never worked in air conditioning room.now I have to be.my body temperature suddenly increasing. Eye swelled three times in this week help me.

I never worked in air conditioning room.now I have to be.my body temperature suddenly increasing. Eye swelled three times in this week help me.

Sounds like classic: Cold uritcaria.This occurs when a person can be considered "allergic" to cold temperatures, manifesting itself in various ways, skin swelling being one of the major reactions such as your eyes.You may consider a Cold Stimulation Test from an Allergy specialist.You may also consider taking an antihistamine like loratadine or cetirizine, or even ranitidine before your shift starts to see if it helps ...Read more

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