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Child Woke Up With Swollen Eye
Eye infected: A red eye with pain is typically infected. Most likely it's a viral infection of the top of the eye-the conjunctiva or a bacterial infection of the eyelid-a "stye." less likely causes are inflammation inside the eye (iritis or uveitis) or an acute glaucoma (high pressure in the eye). You need to see you eye doctor to make the correct diagnosis and receive the proper treatment. ...Read more
Examine the eye: This is usually one of 3 things.A bug bite to the outer aspect of the eye lids or upper cheek, A foreign body in the eye, or pinkeye. Rarely it can be the first stage of an infection in the soft tissues of the eyelids or eye socket. If you need to see the kids doc to be sure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Infection: It sounds as if your sister might have an abscessed tooth and the infection has spread into the tissue. This can sometimes happen even overnight and swell the face and eyelid shut. Going to a dentist and being placed on antibiotics needs to be done asap. Depending on the severity of the swelling a course of IV antibiotics may need to be given. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
My son has had gunk in his eyes all day and went for a 2 hour sleep and woke up with eyes stuck together and really swollen eyes ?
Sounds like: Blepharospasm (spasm of the eyelids). This is a rare phenomenon that is caused by unusual activity of a nervous mechanism in the brain, basically of unknown cause. It may only be temporary but if it persists you should seek help. ...Read more
Dependent edema: Often sleeping on your face can cause fluid to build up on the peri orbital area which usually clears in a few hours. Try sleeping on your back with your head elevated by a pillow and see if that helps. ...Read more
My child of 14 woke up this morning with an ache in his left nostril every couple breaths, followed by his left eye tearing up. What's wrong?
My girlfriend woke up with a pain in her nose as well with sniffles. The next day she woke up with her nose swlled, throbbing pain. Suggestions?
Nostril infection: Most likely there, is an infection in the hair follicles in the nostrils. There are painful, the nostril wall is very tender, and sometimes there is swelling of the nostril wall. Often responds to antibiotic ointment but if not may need oral antibiotics . Do not squeeze as bacteria can be forced into the blood stream between the back of the eyes. ...Read more
My husband is a pipe welder, he burned his eyes last night at work and when he woke up this morning his eyes are red and his eyes lids are swollen?
Flash burn?: He probably had a flash burn den the welding arc resulting in a ultraviolet induced keratitis (cornea inflammation). Currently i rec copious lubrication using lacrilube (artificial tears) or genteal gel. Occasionally i prescribe ketorolac ophthalmic drops but often not necessary. Pain medicine like Ibuprofen is fine to take. If he is really bothered, an exam by an eye md is necessary. A dilating drop may be prescrib. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Allergies: This time of year, we often see people with itchy, watery eyes due to allergies. Sometimes they are puffy in the mornings, but there shouldn't be crusty discharge. Antihistamines by mouth may help, but you may also need prescription eye drops. If there is puffiness anywhere else on the body, there could be a kidney problem. ...Read more
How can I comfort a 5 mo. Old with allergies? Red/goopy eyes. Bad runny/stuffy nose. He wakes up with his eyes gooped shut:-(
Pink eye: Babies do not have sinuses that are fully formed so when they get congested it will often back up to their ears or run out their eyes. If your baby is fussy and his eyes are draining and red he needs to see his pediatrician. He is unable to communicate other than to let you know he feels bad. His pediatrician will help with the rest. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
3 yr old had a fever in the middle of the night that broke by morning. But she woke up with her bottom eye lid swollen. Eye looks normal. Ideas?
See a doctor: It could be a variety of things- she could have had an insect bite or sting to the eyelid causing swelling, she could have an infection (the fever makes that possible as well), or she may be having some allergy problems. See your doctor to find out if treatment is needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son has woke up the past 3 days with his eyes crusted shut. Yesterday one eye was a little red, today both are. He also has a runny nose.
Allergies : Allergies cause swollen eyelids. Cold compress can relieve the swelling. Over-the-counter allergy medicine, such as loratidine (claritin) & eyedrops help relieve it. Zaditor (ketotifen) is a good eye drop for itching. If it persists or gets worse go to your doctor. It could also be other problems: infection of the eyelid from blocked sweat ducts on the eyelid margin or if there was injury, an infected lid. ...Read more
Woke up with puffy eye lids and under eye. Looks like fluid build up. Decreased throughout the day woke up the next day the puffy eye lids are back?
I have woken up with my eyes sealed shut from green mucous along with an extremely sore throat, productive cough, red eyes, stuffy nose and exhaustion
Viral URI: The mucus lining of the eye and of the nose and throat can be simultaneously infected by a virus at the same time. The usual treatments you might take for a cold are in order here. Keep the eyes clean with warm moist cloths but unless the vision is significantly disturbed or the eyes start to become painful, you can probably let this run its course. ...Read more
I woke up yesterday morning with a swollen eyelid today I wake up with a huge swollen lip. Any suggestions on the cause?
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