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Causes A Swollen Eyelid
Many: There are many causes of swelling eyelids, including allergies and infections, bug bites, sinusitis, trauma, and just rubbing the eyes too harshly. However, there are rare things that have to be ruled out like tumors. Its always a good idea to see an ophthalmologist if there are unexplained eyelid swellings. ...Read more
General Symptom.: It is a general symptom. It can be anything from a mild virus infection, allergies, sinus infection. It can also be a serious sign of fluid status of the body. If it is bad enough to affect your vision or self-perception then See your doctor for a review. At your age, if the simple mild answers are not obvious, then a more full investigation may be warranted. ...Read more
Atopic Dermatitis: Atopic dermatitis, an immune/allergic disorder, can produce eczema on the skin, as well as red swollen itchy eyelids, and a rash. However, a simple contact allergy, unrelated to an immune disorder can produce similar findings. See your ophthalmologist and perhaps an allergist as well to look into it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bottom eyelid swollen hurts to blink what could it be? I was wearing make up & was inside in the hot and went out to the fresh air could tht cause it
Infection: You did not say how big an area. This can range from blepharitis to one or two localized abcessed glands in the lid. This can also represent airborne foreign body or reaction. This can also represent localized skin trauma from make-up application.You need to see an ophthalmologist for eval and appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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