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I'm having a severe allergic reaction to eyelash glue...taking fexofenadine Hydrochloride 180 mg...eyes are red, swollen, itchy... what is maximum dose?

I'm having a severe allergic reaction to eyelash glue...taking fexofenadine Hydrochloride 180 mg...eyes are red, swollen, itchy... what is maximum dose?

Contact allergy:eyes: A reaction to eyelash glue can be similar to poison ivy: it starts 1-4 days after exposure begins, involves a blistering rash, itches severely. It lasts +/- three weeks. This requires oral steroids frequently. Strong steroid creams are not used around the eyes because of risk of glaucoma/cataracts. Fexfenadine is not likely to control it. If continuing to get worse, see a doctor + get steroids. ...Read more

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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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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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Swollen eye and mouth, think is an allergic reaction from (kinetic sand)?

Swollen eye and mouth, think is an allergic reaction from (kinetic sand)?

Angioneurotic edema: Swelling of the eyes and mouth is usually caused by an allergy to something taken internally. You should consult her doctor to try to figure out what she is allergic to. It is often difficult to know for sure what causes it. If she has noisy breathing or struggles when taking a breath, she should be taken to the ER. ...Read more

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Got bit by deer fly on head 5 days ago, now I have a head ache my eye is swollen and tender; allergic reaction?

Got bit by deer fly on head 5 days ago, now I have a head ache my eye is swollen and tender; allergic reaction?

See MD: Please see your MD. Infection versus reaction. You may need steroids/Benadryl and or antibiotics. You definitely need a full history and physical to ensure your safety. ...Read more

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I'm on Lexapro (escitalopram) and klonopin for 2 months and have allergies. I woke up with a swollen eye could it just be my allergies or a reaction to pills?

I'm on Lexapro (escitalopram) and klonopin for 2 months and have allergies. I woke up with a swollen eye could it just be my allergies or a reaction to pills?

Either: While the swelling could be related to allergies it could also represent a reaction to your medicines. I suggest discussing it with the doctor who prescribed the medicine. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Urgent: This can be a facial cellulitis (skin infection) and that is an emergency. You should seek medical care immediately if you have not yet had medical care. If you are not under treatment the infection, if present, can spread to the veins leading to the brain. ...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

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What can relieve swollen eyes from allergies? Otc eyedrops ok to use?

What can relieve swollen eyes from allergies? Otc eyedrops ok to use?

Eye drops help: There are no real cures for eye allergies, but there are many effective treatments. Over the counter drops like zaditor (ketotifen) work well to control the symptoms. Sometimes you need to treat them with oral medicines like Allegra or zyrtec. See an ophthalmologist if these are not effective. ...Read more

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My 3 yr old son has itchy, red and some what swollen eyes. Is it allergies? What can I do?

My 3 yr old son has itchy, red and some what swollen eyes. Is it allergies? What can I do?

See md: Allergies are likely but an evaluation by an ophthalmologist is recommended. ...Read more

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I wake up with swollen eyes or face a handful of times every month. I have been tested and do not have any remarkable allergies. What could this be?

I wake up with swollen eyes or face a handful of times every month. I have been tested and do not have any remarkable allergies. What could this be?

Something: Allergies to various objects or substances could still be possible. Dust mites? Sheets? Detergents? Soaps? Make up? I would see your doctor for a second consultation since this is persisting. Good luck ...Read more

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Is their any way to reduce swollen eyes in the morning dt allergies, in the mornings I can't breathe, I sneeze, and eyes are very swollen?

Is their any way to reduce swollen eyes in the morning dt allergies, in the mornings I can't breathe, I sneeze, and eyes are very swollen?

Medicine: Are you already using an oral antihistamine? If so, an additional topical antihistamine may help. Cold compresses in the morning and sleeping with your head slightly elevated may also be of some benefit. See your doctor for recommendations of allergy medication is you are not using any. ...Read more

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How can I treat swollen eye from allergies?

How can I treat swollen eye from allergies?

Allergies: Try cold compresses daily
Try over the counter Radiator drops and use one drop two times a day.
If this does not help then seek medical attention ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I can relieve swollen eye from allergies?

Can you tell me how I can relieve swollen eye from allergies?

Allergies: Try cool compresses
Also try Zaditor (ketotifen) eye drops one drop two times a day each eye ...Read more

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Can allergies or a swollen eye from allergies increase SED RATE? A week ago my sed rate was 8mm/hr, but after having an allergy attack, it was 13mm/hr

Not significant: The difference is really very small and may just represent the usual fluctuation in ESR and nothing more. Allergy attack is not linked to ESR changes. ...Read more

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I'm on Lexapro (escitalopram) and klonopin for 2 months... I also have allergies. I woke up with a swollen eye. What could cause this?

I'm on Lexapro (escitalopram) and klonopin for 2 months... I also have allergies. I woke up with a swollen eye. What could cause this?

Swollen eye: If you've been on those 2 meds for 2 months, it'd be strange for it to cause a reaction all of a sudden now. Couple things can cause a swollen eye: allergies, trauma (a scratch), a stye, infection (pink eye or cellulitis). Concerning symptoms include significant discharge, pain, and blurry vision. Best of luck to you! ...Read more

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I'm on Lexapro (escitalopram) and klonopin for 2 months... I also have allergies. I woke up with a swollen eye. What could cause this?

Many possibilities: This could certainly be part of an allergic reaction, but unlikely related to Lexapro (escitalopram) or klonopin. Most allergic reactions to medication occur very soon after starting the medication. ...Read more

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Allergic Reaction (Definition)

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


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Swollen Eyes (Definition)

Swollen eyes = puffiness or edema/ excess fluid ...Read more