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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
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
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