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Causes Of Swollen Left Eye
The left side of my face has been hurting since yesterday and woke up today with a swollen left eye. What could be the cause?
My boyfriends face randomly turned a reddish orange color and his left eye became swollen he claimed he felt sick and he went to bed what caused this?
Unclear: Your description does not indicate anything specific. A sinus infection could potential causes these symptoms but it could be many other issues. Go see a regular doctor. ...Read more
Multiple causes: Sudden soreness and swelling of the eye or eyelids can have multiple causes. Most common would be a chalazion or a hordeolum (stye). Other infectious and inflammatory causes are possible, including conjunctivitis, iritis, sinusitis, etc. You can try a warm compress (clean washcloth rinsed with very warm tap water) for a day or two, but see an eye md promptly if the symptoms are not resolved soon. ...Read more
Dr said swollen left eye optical nerve caused loss of vision in my lower left eye. After 5 months the swelling is gone and he says the damage is perma?
Ischemic optic nerve: You most likely had ischemic optic neuropathy, a condition in which there is a disturbance in blood flow to the optic nerve which causes the optic disk to become swollen and is associated with loss of peripheral vision. 40% of patients get some improvement in vision as the optic nerve swelling improves/resolves. Common risk factors are hypertension, diabetes and high cholesterol/lipids. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes : Tough to give a proper diagnosis without a history and exam. This could represent an eyelid infection, trauma, among other things. ...Read more
See your: Dentist or preferably an Oral Surgeon right away. ...Read more
My left eye has been hurting for about a month now(little sharp pains)every other two days it's blurry out of my eye and it's getting swollen.?
See eye doctor asap: He/she will diagnose and treat the condition. This may also help to minimize the possibility of more or further problems. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Two days ago under my left eye kinda hurt and today i woke up and the underneath of my eye has swollen more not my lid. How can I get it to go down?
Swollen eye: Try some ice or a cold compress. It will take the swelling out. Use it 20 mins every one hour. Use it as often as you can. Good luck. ...Read more
I found something on the inside of my bottom lid of my eye and I don't know what it is. It hurts a lot and my left eye is slightly swollen. Thoughs?
Infection or sinus: Swelling under the eye is usually from an infection of the eyelids (tenderness and redness also), an allergy type problem of the eye or skin (usually itching also), orbital inflammation (pain especially with eye movement), or sinus disease. Sleeping with the head elevated and ice may help reduce the swelling. If it persists, you may need an exam to diagnosis the underlying problem. ...Read more
Depends: Acute swelling, in the absence of trauma (ask him) can be caused by infection or edema related to vascular dysfunction behind the eye. Does it hurt? Is the vision affected? Is there a history of sinusitis or nasal trauma? An ophthalmologist can sort this out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There is a swollen spot next to the outer corner of my left eye. It increased in size in the last two days. What is the condition?
See a doctor: There are several diagnosis that might apply, but you'll need to see a doctor. ...Read more
My left eye is swollen i must have woke up like this and i having trouble see out of my left eye and having pain what should I do?
Jorge sleeps with his contacts on. He woke up with left eye red, swollen, teary, and in pain. What can this be? Not 1st time its red.
My boyfriends left eye has been swollen & puffy . But only under his left eye. What can we do.? Its been 2 days. But it is watering bad .
Stye: This is most likely a stye. Treat him with very warm (not hot) soaks 4-5 times per day for several days. If that does not improve things, then see an ophthalmologist to eliminate other possibilities. ...Read more
Hello, my son has started having occasional problem of swollen left eye lid when he wakes up in the morning.. happens once in week n returns normal?
The left eye is getting really swollen, the outside corner of it is really irrated when I blink. Happened out of no where, is there something in eye?
Need an evaluation: If you are having swelling of the eye or any irritation, then you will need to see doctor to evaluate your eye. You could have something as simple as a stye forming to an eye infection or a scratch on your cornea. A doctor can easily evaluate it and give you necessary treatment. ...Read more