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Doctor insights on: Can Allergies Make My Eyelids Swollen When I Wake Up In The Mornings

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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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Why my eyez get swelled when i wake up in the morning?

Why  my eyez get swelled when i wake up in the morning?

Your body's fluids: are pulled down into the legs by gravity Durring the day because you r upright.When we lie down to sleep,after several hours ,this fluid is then more evenly redistributed equally throughout the body by the morning.This may be the mechanism.However,if you have eye allergies or infection,this could also be a cause.R ur eyes irritated or red?God bless all girls in Pakistan.?? ...Read more

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Why does my eyes always feel very dry when i wake up in the morning i can t not open my left eye in the morning ?

Why does my eyes always feel very dry when i wake up in the morning i can t not open my left eye in the morning ?

Dry eye: Can occur upon awakening (but usually worse as day goes on). Blepharitis can cause sticking in the am- try scrubbing your lashes with a cotton ball and some warm water/baby shampoo. ...Read more

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What could cause my hands to swell when i wake up in the morning?

What could cause my hands to swell when i wake up in the morning?

Many things: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Why are my eyes having eye crust when I wake up in the morning?

Why are my eyes having eye crust when I wake up in the morning?

Blepharitis, allergy: Blepahritis--crusting of lashes esp in am, redness, burning, tearing, light sensitivity. Assoc. W/ blocked oil glands &/or dandruff of lashes. Treatment with daily lid scrubs (ocusoft pads dilute baby shampoo) and warm compresses. May need antibiotics from doc. Allergy--itching, redness, tearing also will be crusty in am. Treat with antihistamine drops. Zadiator otc or other rx from doc. ...Read more

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I always seem to get sore throats and thick mucus in my throat in the winter, esp. In the mornings when i wake up. What could cause this?

I always seem to get sore throats and thick mucus in my throat in the winter, esp. In the mornings when i wake up. What could cause this?

Heating system?: If it only happens in the winter, it can be your heating dries out the air which dries your airway, causes mucus do dry and thicken and throat tissues to dry and get irritated. Try using a cool-misting humidifier in your bedroom. ...Read more

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How come i always wake up in the morning with swollen lips ?

How come i always wake up in the morning with swollen lips ?

Mouth breather?: Maybe you have a dry mouth. Do you take certain meds before you go to sleep? Since your problem always occurs, it must be something that has a common thread every day. Could also be an allergic reaction. ...Read more

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Why do I always wake up with crusty eyes in the mornings?

Why do I always wake up with crusty eyes in the mornings?

Probably dry: The most common reason for eyes to be crusty and full of debris in the mornings only is dryness which is exaggerated at night when the tear flow drops during sleep. If you do not have visual changes, pain, redness or swelling, then this is the likely reason. You might try applying otc eye ointment in each eye just before sleep. ...Read more

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What causes puffy eyes when i get up in the morning ?

What causes puffy eyes when i get up in the morning ?

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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Why are my eyelids swollen and a black ring under my eye in the mornings when I wake up?

Why are my eyelids swollen and a black ring under my eye in the mornings when I wake up?

Alleries: Sounds like some type of allergic response especially with the dark rings under the eyes which usually is associated with sinus congestion and engorgement of veins under your eyes. ...Read more

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Why is it that every time I wake up especially in the morning- I tend to have itchy eye, runny nose and feel stuffy?

Why is it that every time I wake up especially in the morning- I tend to have itchy eye, runny nose and feel stuffy?

Allergies: That could be a lot things but everyone of your symptoms are seen in people with allergies. Look around your room and eliminate anything with feathers. Clean under the bed any dust and if you have a pet don't let them sleep in your bed. You can see a allergist for testing to find out what you maybe allergic to. ...Read more

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Sometimes my legs feel sore when I wake up in the morning?

Sometimes my legs feel sore when I wake up in the morning?

Night leg pain: You will need an evaluation to determine if this is vascular or neurogenic. If vascular, varicose veins or deep venous clots may be responsible on the venous side and arterial insufficiency may be another cause. This is usually relieved with ambulation and dependency of the extremity. Various chemical imbalances can cause cramping. Occasionally this can be symptoims associated with diabetes. ...Read more

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I have a stuffy nose and and my throat gets itchy when I wake up in the morning. Any possible solutions?

I have a stuffy nose and and my throat gets itchy when I wake up in the morning. Any possible solutions?

Allergy: This may be related to allergy which will cause nasal congestion and post-nasal drainage. You may want to try an over the counter antihistamine (zyrtec, claritin) before you go to bed at night. If this helps, it's likely an allergy issue. If it doesn't help, you may benefit from a nasal steriod spray - see your primary care doctor or your local ENT for that. ...Read more

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Why is my nose clogged with boogers when i wake up in the morning? I need some advice.

Why is my nose clogged with boogers when i wake up in the morning? I need some advice.

Saline irrigations: You may have a dry nose. That is, the normal secretions of the nasal mucosa are not adequate. Or possibly, you live in a house which is very dry. Warm saline nasal irrigations in evening and in the morning may help. Do not worry about this. If the problem persists, see an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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Why would my face be blotchy red when I wake up in the morning??

Why would my face be blotchy red when I wake up in the morning??

So many reasons...: If you are noticing a difference in your skin when you first wake up in the morning that is not there the rest of the day, I would consider a possible irritant such as detergent, fabric softener, or material of your pillow. During the day the skin on your face isn't normally coming into contact with any fabric. Any products that you are using on your face at night may also be causing irritation ...Read more

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I wake up in the morning for a bit, i tend to lay back down still tired n my eyes will shake up and down, in the mirror my eyes are still but shake?

I wake up in the morning for a bit, i tend to lay back down still tired n my eyes will shake up and down,  in the mirror my eyes are still but shake?

About nystagmus: Nystagmus is a shaking of the eyes that can occur under a number of circumstances, some involving signals from the inner ear to the brain. If dizzy, the eyes can shake from side to side. Up-and-down shaking is very different, not from the ear, & must be evaluated by a physician. Side-to-side shaking all the time or dizziness not explained by sudden changes in position also deserve evaluation. ...Read more

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Can I use my epipen (epinephrine) for dust allergies? I sometimes wake up in the middle of the night with my throat so irritated it's hard to swallow or breath.

Can I use my epipen (epinephrine) for dust allergies? I sometimes wake up in the middle of the night with my throat so irritated it's hard to swallow or breath.

Should only : Be used for the exact reason it was prescribed... Minor irritation is not a reason to use the med. Go over the indications for use with your doctor again if you are unclear. ...Read more