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Appropriate Cream For Itchy Red Eyelids
Why does my eyelid gets so dry. Red itchy and swollen? I've always wear make up like eyeshadow and never had a problem until now? What cream can I use
Itchy red eyelid: Makeup, because it is reused can harbor organisms, so would get new makeup. Also may just be a new onset allergy to a component of the makeup or new onset eczema, rarely herpes/zoster. Would avoid make up x 1 week. Try systane eye drops, zyrtec (cetirizine) x 1.Would follow up with doctor /urgent may need antibiotics or other prescription medication, with eyelids we are careful as goes into eye. ...Read more
I have flakey bumpy red itchy skin on eyelids for the last 3 years. Went to dr. He did not know what it was. Gave me fungal cream not helping. Help?
Eyelids sensitive: Eyelid skin is very delicate so it reacts easily to chemicals in the air or surface contact. Your eyelids could be irritated by or allergic to products used around your eyes, on your face or scalp, or things you handle. Seborrheic dermatitis can also cause scaly, red eyelids. You could try a brief course of hydrocortisone, used sparingly or be evaluated by a derm. Nail polish/epoxy have caused. ...Read more
Eyelids red itchy dry. Took prednisone drops and cortisone cream 1 month and all clear. Now eyelid itch has returned. What is it? How do I get it cure
Get reassesed: Need re- exam......Get a more detailed answer ›
Blepharitis. Eye MD.: The most common cause of those symptoms is a blockage of the meibomian glands. Their job, when flowing normally is to create the outermost oily layer of the tear film which retards evaporation of the tears. At least 50% of people have some blockage of those glands. At the worst a chalazion or stye can form. Management consists of eyelash scrubs with q-tip and baby shampoo plus hot compresses. ...Read more
A itchy redness or rash has appeared on my inner foreskin recently. Antiseptic cream helps but it never goes away. No other symptoms. Should I worry?
I've had itchy underarms for about 2 years. No rash or redness. Haven't changed any hygiene products. Antifungal cream works but doesn't last long?
Itchy: Consider a hypoallergenic laundry detergent.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have extreme itchying redness and dry skin in the area where my pubic hair grows. I been using ketoconazole cream but its not helping. What can it b?
Maybe more: 3 "conditions" maybe causing the problem. The first is allergies: it's been a tough allergy season. The best treatment is allergy meds, both topical and pills. The next is blepharitis- a chronic eyelid infection. Lid scrubs help but sometimes antibiotics are needed. A doctor needs to look to this rule out as rosacea, a disease can also make this worse. It could be an infection. Go to an md! ...Read more
I have some redness in my eye which has persisted for over 24 hours. The eyelid also looks slightly inflamed. No issue with sight but eye is itchy.
I used a small dot of Triamcinolone Cream on my eyelids to help with itchiness and now my eyes are bloodshot and watery. Should I see my doctor?
I am experiencing itchy eyes, sensation of something in eye, shadow over part of vision and eyelid redness.
I have an itchy/redness scrotum for awhile now, it hasn't gone away with trying anti fungal creams, sprays, baby rash cream has not worked either.?
Leave it alone: Scrotal itching and rash isn't usually due to fungal infection, which is more likely to affect the the groin (e.g. Inner thighs) than the scrotum itself. Scrotal rashes are more often due to dry skin or excessive scratching. The best thing to do is to avoid over-washing, especially with soap and hot water, and avoid scratching. In other words: leave your balls alone, and they'll get better. ...Read more
Swelling: Swelling of the lids can be caused by several things. You need to see an ophthalmologist to determine the cause and institute treatment. ...Read more
Opened my eyes in ocean in Malta on vacation two weeks ago. Eyelid rims have been very itchy since. No signs of infection or redness?
Eye irritation: Hard to determine. This resembles a condition called blepharitis. But may be just irritation from the swim although unlikely after so much time has passed. Remote chance of a conjunctivitis from something in the water. Try a warm compress morning and night and cool OTC artificial tears throughout the day. If the problem persist seek out an Ophthalmologist for an exam. ...Read more
I have a really red rash around my left eye. Swollen eye lids and its very itchy. No increase in redness with the eye...
24 hours of a puffy eyelid - no itchiness, redness, or oozing. Took an antihistamine/used cold compresses/OTC eye drops to no avail. What to do?
Swollen eyelids: We have no pictures to evaluate. It may be an infection, Blepharochalasis, contact dermatitis, trauma etc. Is it one sided or bilateral? What antihistamine did you take and how long ago? You are encouraged to consult through HealthTap prime for a relevant evaluation or seek medical attention locally. ...Read more
I have had increasing itchiness over my body w no visible rash or redness. Hydrocortisone cream helps at times. Interes w sleep.?
Given polytrim and ethromycin cream today for eyelid/eye infection. Eye is still really itchy and hurts. How long until I should see results?
A day or two: It will take at least 1-2 days for improvement to start. Check with the doctor if no better after 2-3 days. ...Read more
I am having rash on arm, chest and shoulders, skin redness or irritation and skin rash (episodic itchiness, uniform tiny bumps, skin colored mostly). A nurse said it was allergic reaction & gave me centraben cream. Can allergy last more than a week?
If you are exposed to the item to which you are allergic, the symptoms will persist, even for years. It would be prudent to consult your doctor.
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