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Can anyone tell me if eye swelling associated with citalopram?

Can anyone tell me if eye swelling associated with citalopram?

Not common: Not a common side effect of citalopram, but it is always important to talk to your doctor about, especially if something that you have never had before starts to occur when you start taking any medicine. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Ali
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Citalopram (Definition)

Citalopram is a ssri medication used to treat anxiety and depression disorders, it's also used to treat ptsd and ocd. It takes 4 to 6 weeks to be fully effective. Side effects; sedation, minor temporary stomach issues, delayed orgasm in males and rarely weight gain. It is ...Read more


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What works against swollen eyes?

What works against swollen eyes?

Swollen eyes: If your eyes are swollen because of allergies or infection, then treating the source will often help reduce the swelling. A lot of adults have swollen eyes due to aging eyelid changes. If the changes are severe enough, some people have elective surgery to reduce the swelling. ...Read more

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How could I reduce swollen eyes?

How could I reduce swollen eyes?

Depends on the cause: Swollen eyes can be due to allergy which is the most common cause of swollen eyes but it can also be caused by infection and can be a sign of underlying disese of kidneys, hormone related.
So treatment depends on cause, you can try cold compresses and an over the counter anthistamine like benadryl, (diphenhydramine) Claritin or zyrtec, and if no improvement see your doctor. ...Read more

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How do you normalize your swollen eyes?

How do you normalize your swollen eyes?

Correct fat /fluid: Typical age related swelling is due to loosening of overlying skin or it can be from excess fluid in the body. Hence, swelling is worst in the morning due to lying flat, fluid just collects in the loose skin and underlying fat while asleep. The stretching and loosening of skin and underlying fat requires blepharoplasty (cosmetic eyelid surgery) however check with md for kidney function. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of swollen eyes?

How can I get rid of swollen eyes?

Rest and avoid salt: A good way to treat swollen eyes is to avoid salty foods and get rest. In addition, you can place some tucks (witch hazel) pads in the refrigerator and then use them on your eyes for 45 minutes wih a cold compress on top of the pads. ...Read more

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Swollen eyes becouse of virus can I use ice?

Swollen eyes becouse of virus can I use ice?

Certainly: Supportive lubricating eye drops also may help. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of puffy, swollen eyes fast?

How do I get rid of puffy, swollen eyes fast?

Puffy eyelids: Cool compresses, artificial tears, allergy meds, concealer makeup, dermal filler, laser skin treatments. ...Read more

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Can you get swollen eyes with scarlett fever?

Can you get swollen eyes with scarlett fever?

Yes: That is a systemic inflammatory response to strep infection and the eyes can certainly be affected. ...Read more

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What are some ways to get rid of swollen eyes?

What are some ways to get rid of swollen eyes?

Swollen eyes: It is important that you see an eye doctor to find the cause of your swollen eyes. In the meantime apply cold compresses to your eyes to perhaps reduce the swelling. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of swollen eyes every morning?

How can I get rid of swollen eyes every morning?

Challenging problem: Puffy eyelids upon awakening are a challenging problem. Common causes include underlying sinus congestion, sinusitis and allergies. You can experiment with over the counter antihistamines and head elevation. You might want to consider undergoing allergy testing. Often times no underlying cause is found, and an oculoplastic evaluation is needed. ...Read more

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What can relieve swollen eyes caused by allergies?

What can relieve swollen eyes caused by allergies?

See below: There is an otc eye drop, zatidor, which will help. You can also try visine for allergies or naphcon a. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have swollen eyes after a blepharoplasty?

Is it normal to have swollen eyes after a blepharoplasty?

Yes, but...: Yes, some swelling is to be expected after any type of surgical procedure. However, “excessive”, asymmetric, painful, and/or expanding swelling may be a problem; if concerned, best to be evaluated by your surgeon who is in the best position to rule out complications. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is the best over-the-counter eyedrops for swollen eyes?

Anti histamine drops: Any number of antihistamine drops will work.
Also, cool compresses. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of swollen eyes from staying up too late last night?

How do I get rid of swollen eyes from staying up too late last night?

Swollen eyes: There is no specific treatment. Go to bed earlier. Makeup can hide the problem. ...Read more

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Red watery puffy swollen eyes, tried everything. How can I alleviate these symptoms?

Red watery puffy swollen eyes, tried everything. How can I alleviate these symptoms?

Need to determine: The cause, whether it is viral, bacterial or allergic. There are many eye drops and oral medications that are effective, but we need to know the cause first. ...Read more

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7year old woke up with swollen eyes puss oozing medication not working eyes discoloured, what can cause this?

Infection: Sounds like an infection, but there could be other causes. Bring him to the ophthalmologist to be examined. ...Read more

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My son who is 2yrs old has gunk comn from his eyes wit a minor cold. It's a yellowish gunk but no red or swollen eyes. Suggestions?

My son who is 2yrs old has gunk comn from his eyes wit a minor cold. It's a yellowish gunk but no red or swollen eyes. Suggestions?

Warm compress: This is most likely tear duct drainage of the same "gunk" he has in his nose. Warm compress can help clean it. If he has any swelling or redness he must see a doctor. ...Read more

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What are recommended for swollen eyes?

What are recommended for swollen eyes?

Swollen eyes: Swollen eyes may result from allergies. If your eyes itch, try zaditor (ketotifen) twice a day for a few days. If your eyes are watering profusely, you may have pinkeye. Try artificial tears every few hours for a day. If not better, call your local ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What are some ways to treat swollen eyes?

What are some ways to treat swollen eyes?

Cold compresses: Try cold compresses. Some people find hot compresses more soothing. Swelling will often be worse in the morning so try to sleep with your head elevated and try to avoid sleeping on your face. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat swollen eyes?

What is the best way to treat swollen eyes?

Depends on the cause: If you do not have a fever, and there is not a lot of redness or discharge, or vision changes, you can try cool compresses to decrease swelling. If this does not work, please see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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What are some ways to relieve swollen eyes?

Swollen eyes: Is it from ;lack o fsleep or infection or foregn body? Remedies are different for each one. ...Read more

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Allergic reactions: swollen eyes, what to do?

Allergic reactions: swollen eyes, what to do?

Allergy eyes: Rinse the eyes to wash out the allergen. Consider an over the counter allergy tablet. Prescription allergy eye drops will help. Ice compresses. Try to remove the allergen (vacuum, dust, wash sheets and pillows). Consult an eye MD and an allergist. Severe cases may require steroids and an epi pen. ...Read more

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How can I cover up swollen eyes from crying?

How can I cover up swollen eyes from crying?

See below: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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How should I treat red, crusty, swollen eyes?

How should I treat red, crusty, swollen eyes?

Crusty eyes: There are a number of possible causes for crusty eyes. If due to viral conjunctivitis (commonly called pink eye) or an allergy, cold compresses and artificial tears will help. If due to blepharitis, an inflammation of the eyelids, warm compresses are instead indicated. Lastly a bacterial infection will require antibiotics. The best way to determine the cause and proper treatment is an eye exam. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Ali
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Swollen Eyes (Definition)

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