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Cellulitis Of The Eye Lid
My Dr. prescribed me vibramycin (doxycycline) Ab &garamycin cream for mild cellulitis in upper eyelid dt a mosquito bite.is this treatment suitable??
I am on antibiotics for Cellulitis in my eyelid right now. I want to go to the beach. Is it safe to be in the sun with my eye a little puffy?
My mom was diagnosed 4 days ago with cellulitis on the right side of temple. Yesterday, a large red streak appeared under her eye on the eyelid. It h?
Yesterday, I've bitten by a mosquito in upper eyelid, when I wake up today I found a red tender swelling, I think its cellulitis, what's most suitable Ab?
My son recently got a very severe case of chickenpox requiring hospital admission and developed a secondary infection and cellulitis of the eye. Will my daughter who suffers febrile seizures also get the same severity of it?
Hard to predict: Her history of febrile seizures would have no relationship to whether or not she has a significant problem. Incubation period is 10-21 days with average 14. If she breaks out and you bathe her often & monitor the spots, you can stop most 2ndary infections before they get out of hand. ...Read more
Yes: Yes they can, and it's not much fun. When psoriasis affects the eyelids, scales may cover lashes. The edges of the eyelids may become red and crusty. If inflamed for long periods, the rims of the lids may turn up or down. If the rim turns down, lashes can rub against the eyeball and cause irritation. A special steroid medication made for use around the eyes may be used to treat scaling. ...Read more
I haven small bumpy white patches corner of my right eye and also spreading under both the eyelid. It is also under my eye.
Xanthelasma: Sounds like xanthelasma. This is benign, and can be surgically removed for cosmetic reasons. ...Read more
Stress can cause: Persistent twitching of your eyelid can mean your nervous system is on high alert. I've seen this in some of my patients experiencing anxiety & stress. But, any irritation of the conjunctiva or cornea can cause the eyelids to twitch as well. And if it never calms down at all, it can be a sign of certain neurological problems. See your own physician for a better review of your personal situation. ...Read more
Heat: A warm compress applied to the involved eye will increase blood flow to the area & this helps the process heal or any build up of debris to drain. It may take several days & if not successful can be evaluated by your pcp. ...Read more
Chalazion: There is no set time for the resolution of your condition. The medical term for heat boil or stye is chalazion. The normal oil duct gets blocked, and the oil builds up inside your eyelid. You can heat the eyelid and try to milk out the trapped oil. If the condition persists more than a few days, see you specialist eye md (ophthalmologist). You may need surgery. ...Read more
I have swelling under my left eye. I felt a little pain yesterday in the eye when touched. I. Woke up with swelling in the left eyelid.?
See eye MD: New onset of pain and swelling is an indication to go to the eye MD. You may have something as simple as a sty that will be solved by warm compresses and squeezing a bump. It may also be something more serious or requiring different treatment. It will not be possible to diagnosis with only the history you supply here. ...Read more
My husband woke up this morning with his top eyelid swollen. Under the eye is swollen also, but not nearly as much as the top. What can he do til he gets to the drs. Tomorrow?
Ice, time: Mosquito bites to the eyelid can be quite itchy and sometimes painful. Since the lid skin is loose (so the lid can move properly), any edema or inflammation can spread over a large area. Use ice to help it. Sometimes you might be helped with an oral antihistamine like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or chlorpheneramine. It will go away with time. ...Read more
I have a little white dot on my lower eyelid where the eyeliner goes its really itchy what could this be?
Eyelid: Could be a stye. Have it examined by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
I have a red scratch underneath the eyelid. What is it? I only get relief when I have a warm compress on my eye
Am 26. My eyes have gone deep. And hair from lower eyelid from the corner is going into the eye from nose side...
Entropion: You should see an oculoplastic surgeon to have this evaluated/repaired. ...Read more
At the end of my right eye, on top of the eyelid is a bit swollen, it kinda hurts and it's a bit red to... What could it be?
Blocked duct: It sounds as if you have a blocked duct. Place a warm moist cloth over it and it should be fine. ...Read more
My 7mo old has her right eye puffy it's in the lower area not on the eyelid, she has had this for a long time, no discharge, what is this?
"Allergic"She got bit2different times last2days in the eyelid area it's itchy swollen and let up since yesterday but is still bad. Any creams for that?
Insect bites: If the kids are swollen, you should have it checked. ...Read more
Blepharospasm: Causes quivering or involuntary contraction of the muscle surrounding the eye. This can be a significant problem and often can be relieved with Botox injections into the orbicularis muscle under the guidance of an ophthalmologist or neurologist experienced in the use of the medication. The drug induces a reversible paralysis of the muscle making the contractions significantly less. ...Read more