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Can Allergies Make My Eyelids Swollen When I Wake Up In The Mornings
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
Are allergy pills supposed to completely relieve your symptoms? I still wake up with swollen eyelids every morning and puffy bags...
I've been getting swollen upper eyelids (both) in mornings for like a month now. Is it allergies or blepharitis?
Could be both: Both allergy and blepharitis can cause chronically recurrent lid swelling. However, blepharitis is more common to cause the problem overnight. Allergy would tend to be a problem all of the time (with severe itching too), unless you are allergic to pillow case, detergent, etc. Blepharitis can respond to warm compresses, lid cleaning, and eye ointments, while allergy responds to oral antihistamines. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Allergy attack already taking Zyrtec, for 1 week been waking up with itchy eyes, mainly right eye is red and swollen, having eczema flare ups all over body,, cannot take Benadryl during the day I am driving. Lips are chapped and swollen, itchy. Usually
Hi im bernadette, I suffer very swollen upper eyelids. They're actually painful. No allergies.. what diuretics can I try?
Possibly yes: Swelling of the lids is common in allergy because the eyelid skin is very thin and sensitive. Some people can be allergic to cosmetics that only cause eyelid reactions (not other parts of the face or body). With allergy, usually the lids of both eyes are swollen and itching is prominent. Cool compresses and antihistamines can relieve the swelling. ...Read more
Swollen right eyelid for over a month. Went to doctors and they said its allergies. Nothing's curing it? Kinda hurts
Eye lid allergy: Swelling of the eye lids in a female is typically caused by make-up allergy. Stopping make-up for two weeks will usually prove this as a cause (if you get better). It would be difficult to explain why only one eye-lid is involved if allergy was your problem, see an opthalmologist for a better diagnosis. ...Read more
Eyelid has been swollen for well over a month. Saw doc & it's norm. Says allergies is that normal? Hurts a bit too
My skin around my eyes, and my eyelids, has been very swollen and puffy (yesterday and again this morning). I am 30 y/o with no known allergies?
All of a sudden my left eyelid had a lump now its swollen all the way. And i have.Allergies what can be the cause of this ? And how long will it last
Infection likely: A lump in the eyelid is often a stye or chalazion, which is a blockage of an oil gland in the lid. However, if the whole lid becomes diffusely swollen and tender, then it is probably infected (cellulitis), and this should be promptly treated, usually with oral and topical antibiotics. Sometimes allergies could cause lid swelling, but not usually just on one side. ...Read more
Me and my 5 year old daughters eye lids are always swollen and our eyes itch a lot is this allergies?
Might be allergy: Could be couple of things: allergic conjunctivitis (eg. Pollen), contact dermatitis(allergy to something you're touching--pets, new detergent, etc), viral conjunctivitis (pink eye), and dry eyes. Its tough to figure out even after examining a patient, even tougher without actually seeing the patient. ;-). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swollen eyelids occasionally, was told its contacts & allergies. Swelling usually goes away in 1 day, but both eyes for 3 days now. What can I do?
I woke up with both eyelids swollen shut, which makes me think it's allergies. Do I need to see a doctor? Or start with antihistamines an wait?
Patches of itchy, dry skin on face and eyelid, eyelid has now also swollen. As a whole, skin on face is irritant. possibly allergy or eczema?
Had itchy swollen upper/lower eyelids 3 mos. Now have dennie morgan fold . Allergy testing neg, used oral &topical steroids keeps coming back. Cause?
Am having cyst in the corner of my right eye from past 3 days. Eyelid is swollen and cyst is small but painful. Also having eye allergy from 10 years?
My mom woke up a couple of days ago with a swollen eyelid/eyebrow and this morning there are a couple of scabs on the eyebrow and forehead. Allergies?
Shingles: Seek immediate medical evaluation. Shingles can present in this fashion. If in the ophthalmic region, could raise the risk of eye involvement. Shingles in the eye needs close management as it can lead to blindness if left untreated. Seek evaluation today. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am having eye allergy from 10 years. I use albalon(ketotifen fumarate) eyedrop. I get relief but my right eyelid is swollen from 2 years.
I am having eye allergy from 10 years. I use albalon (ketotifen fumarate) eyedrop. I get relief But my right eyelid is swollen from 2 years.Please hlp
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