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I have extremely puffy eyes from an allergic reaction. What can I do to get the puffiness down?

I have extremely puffy eyes from an allergic reaction. What can I do to get the puffiness down?

Cool compresses: Cool compresses work the best. A bag of frozen peas or a cold pack. Use eucerin or cetaphil cream around the eyes for dry skin. Take loratidine (claritin) or Allegra (fexofenadine) during the day and Diphenhydramine (benadryl) at bed time. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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Allergic reaction to dogs or aleve meds ? Puffy eyes, watery eyes, itchy ears and throat, nausea, dizzy, lost of appetite, weak,

Allergic reaction to dogs or aleve meds ? Puffy eyes, watery eyes, itchy ears and throat, nausea, dizzy, lost of appetite, weak,

Highly individual: issues determined by history, mind, brain & body responses & remain largely beyond any precise understanding despite lots of tests promoted as possibly useful. Most treatments of any use aim at suppressing some body responses/symptoms. Careful of marketing. Focus on underlying underly issues, basic priciples: http://goo.gl/k6mQK9. Medicine=low-tech; humans=Hi-Tech. Consider: http://goo.gl/cv2kz2 ...Read more

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What can I take for irritated swollen eyes after allergic reaction?

What can I take for irritated swollen eyes after allergic reaction?

Treatment options: Try an antihistamine like zyrtec or Claritin and add some eye drops. Zaditor (ketotifen) is very good for allergies. It there is discharge, change in vision or pain then see your doctor. ...Read more

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My eye doctor told me to use zylet 4 times a day every hours . But the eye drops caused me to have a allergic reaction and blurry swollen eyes ?

Stop and see eye MD: Zylet is a steroid and antibiotic drop. Side effects include burning, stinging, hypersensitivity or allergy. Blurry vision a rare side effect, this could be due to allergy or corneal changes but could also be due to an increase in eye pressure (from the steroid). You should inform your doctor, stop the drop ; have an eye exam to check your eye pressure. Try using artificial tears in the meantime. ...Read more

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What can I do about puffy eyes caused from allergies?

What can I do about puffy eyes caused from allergies?

Puffy Eyes: Puffy or swollen eyes can be caused by fluid retention, stress, allergies, hormone changes, and other factors. Other times we get puffy eyes after sleeping. This can be caused by too much sodium in the diet, which causes water retention. Puffy eyes can also be caused by lack of sleep or excessive alcohol intake. http://www.eyehealthweb.com/puffy-eyes/ ...Read more

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How do you get rid of puffy eyes due to allergies or crying?

How do you get rid of puffy eyes due to allergies or crying?

Cool pack, etc...: Some people have darker lower lids because the skin there has more color. For women, make-up can help. Some people have puffiness due to extra blood in the tiny blood vessels in the skin. If this is from allergies or sinusitis, a doctor can treat it. It can also be from fatigue, crying, or eye irritation, in which case otc decongestant "get-the-red-out" eye drops (for less than 1-2 days) can help. ...Read more

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I can't tell if I am having allergies to something or cold, PND, nose very runny, eyes watery, puffy eyes. I also had a HA. Haven't been feeling well.

I can't tell if I am having allergies to something or cold, PND, nose very runny, eyes watery, puffy eyes. I also had a HA. Haven't been feeling well.

Rhinosinusitis: Is what you probably have,common this time of the year,mainly viral,get through this episode for now,if it recurs or persists despite treatment,that means it became chronic,and inflammation of the upper airway, nasal cavity and sinuses,is the hallmark,whether it's due to allergies yet to be known. Meanwhile, rest, fluids, saline nasal washes, pain killers and OTC decongestant, read the labels ...Read more

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Under my eyes are bright red and puffy where I had applied undereye strips? like an allergic reaction. taking benadryl, (diphenhydramine) hydrocortisone. how long last?

Under my eyes are bright red and puffy where I had applied undereye strips? like an allergic reaction. taking benadryl, (diphenhydramine) hydrocortisone. how long last?

See a dermatologist: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) will only make you sleepy and accident prone. It will not reduce your itch nor will it help your skin. Be careful that you do not use cortisone for long near your eyes as it may be associated with a small risk of cataracts and glaucoma. We prefer (prescription) calcineurin inhibitors such as tacrolimus ointment for dermatitis near the eyes. ...Read more

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What can relieve swollen eyes caused by allergies?

What can relieve swollen eyes caused by allergies?

See below: There is an otc eye drop, zatidor, which will help. You can also try visine for allergies or naphcon a. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergic Reaction (Definition)

Allergic reactions are sensitivities to substances, called allergens, that come into contact with the skin, nose, eyes, respiratory tract, and gastrointestinal tract. They can be inhaled into the ...Read more


Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Swollen Eyes (Definition)

Swollen eyes are a common symptom of allergies, infections, inflammation, or irritation ...Read more