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Clotrimazole To Treat Swollen Itchy Flaky Eyes
Cold compress: Peri-orbital (around the eye) edema (swelling) can be reduced by a cold compress to the area. This prevents capillary dilation and decreases edema. The itching is indicative of allergy type reaction. Either an over the counter oral antihistamine or over the counter topical eye allergy drop (also antihistamine) should help as well. ...Read more
For the past 3 days I have noticed under my eyes it was swollen and itchy. At times it would even get flaky. Is it an allergic reaction?
I have a rash around eyes on & off for 3 months: red, itchy, flaky & swollen. Take allegra (fexofenadine) & hydroc: didn't work. What can I do to get rid of it?
See a doctor!: Without an examination there is no easy way to determine what is causing your red, swollen, itchy eye and therefore we can't know how to treat it. Make an appointment with your local ophthalmologist to get this issue resolved. ...Read more
My right eye is red, itchy, flaky sometimes slightly swollen in the morning, but then the swelling goes down as the day progresses. What is wrong?
Blepharitis: You should see your eye doctor right away to see if your symptoms are caused by an infection, dermatitis, an inflammation of the skin around the eye, or blepharitis, a condition where you can build up crusting and/or mucous around the eyes due to dysfunctional glands in the eyelids. The condition you have will determine the proper treatment. ...Read more
EYES: Allergic conjunctivitis or infectious conjunctivitis. I would suspect the first one. You could try over the counter Patanol (olopatadine) which is used to treat allergic conjunctivitis. Consider getting rid of down pillows. Cat and dog dander can often be the cause. Wash your sheets weekly. ...Read more
Allergies: Patients with allergies can develop red and itchy skin around the eyes and on the eyelids from allergies. This skin condition is called allergic dermatitis or allergic eczema. You can use a hypoallergenic cream/lotion: cetaphil or lubriderm and consider contacting your medical doctor about taking allergy pills-such as Claritin (loratadine) or allegra. ...Read more
I have slight swelling in and around eyes, skin feels swollen dry and itchy, what can be causing this?
Allergies: Sounds like you have allergies. You can try over the counter allergy meds by mouth and over the counter allergy drops for the itchy eyes. ...Read more
There's slight swelling in and around eyes, The skin feels swollen dry and itchy, What could be causing this?
The eyelids swell often when there is inflammation of the skin or underlying structures, including the inside lining of the eyelids, or conjunctiva, which covers both the inner lining of the eyelid and the white portion of the eyeball.
If the skin of the eyelid is directly involved, it will be red, possibly scaling and itchy, or just tender. This would be called an eyelid dermatitis. ...Read more
I have no pain in my eyes just swollen, can see ok I thick it is because I sratched my eye lids which had been itchy?
Eyes were still itchy and red. They were also swollen, but there weren't bumps. Why is the itchy red area around eyes lasting for so long?
I usually have itchy eyes during night and I don't feel to stop itching or rubbing my eyes which makes them red, teary and swollen. What to do?
You may have: Allergic conjunctivitis. You could try using clarifying along with artificial tears to see if that relieves your symptoms. It would be best to have a physician examine you. There are very effective treatments for this issue. You need a definitive diagnosis and then a comprehensive plan. Best of luck! Thank you for trusting Health Tap. ...Read more
Allergies: Patients with allergies can develop scaly, red and itchy skin around the eyes and on the eyelids from allergies. This skin condition is called allergic dermatitis or allergic eczema. You can use a hypoallergenic cream/lotion: cetaphil or lubriderm and consider contacting your medical doctor about taking allergy pills-such as Claritin (loratadine) or allegra. ...Read more
Allergies in the eye: It sounds like you're suffering from allergies in the eye with your symptoms of itching, redness and bumps on the lid. You can try using over-the-counter Zaditor, (ketotifen) artificial tears and cold compresses. If this does not improve then you should see an eye care provider. Also if you do suffer from allergies treating them systemically can help to. Good luck! ...Read more
My eyes are swollen and itchy, and my neck is itchy. Any ideas what this could be from? I haven't changed anything in my daily routine.
Itchy eyes I am having itchy eyes followed with swelling and remaining swollen for a day or two. Also big bags under the eyes. What could it be?
I was preparing a lot of different foods for a big party at my house & my face starting getting itchy & blotchy. One of my eyes is swollen & runny.
Allergy: With so many different foods it may be difficult to determine the culprit but the blotchy and itchy rash along with swelling suggests an allergic type reaction. Try to make a list of things you were incontact with while it is still fresh and then go for allergy testing. Continue the Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and get help if it gets worse this can be life threatening. ...Read more
Fish allergy: Possible fish allergy. Itching and swelling after eating can be signs of allergy. It is also grass pollen season; if you were outdoors, you could have reacted to that. If the reaction is stable you might want to try OTC antihistamine. Examples: Benadryl (diphenhydramine), Zyrtec, Allegra. These three are more potent than Claritin. If you have chest tightness, hoarseness, or faintness, you need emergency care!! ...Read more
Hello, my mom is having a problem under one of her eyes. It's red and swollen. She says it burns and is itchy.
Pink/Red Eye. Most likely. Apply cold compresses. Wash the hand before touching anything else so as to privet spread of this infection to other eye or to some one else.
If not better in the AM, or eye is shut with Crusty discharge, have her see either her Ophthalmologist or PCP. She may need Antibiotic Ointment. ...Read more
Swollen sclera four times in siix months after rubbing eyes that are itchy burning. Also what type of eye dr should I see?
Allergic Conjunctivi: You most likely have an allergic conjunctivitis that causes the itching. Rubbing the eye may feel good for the second, but it will make the aftermath a lot worse. The mechanical stimulation from itching activates allergic response significantly worse. Do not rub the eyes, use cool compress to feel better and see an ophthalmologist for further evaluation. ...Read more
My skin around my eyes has been very crusty and swollen and red and itchy for over 1 week tried zaditor and compresses. Help?
I'm currently experiencing itchy red pain and swollen on both eyes. On eye is hurting one that the other. What could cause this?
Red itchy eyes: Red itchy eyes are due to allergies, infection or a foreign body in the eye (like hair), contact lens may also cause this ...Read more
My eyes have been itching bad for over two weeks and no topical cream seems to be working. Right now they are red swollen and itchy. Help!
Sounds like contact.: If I understand what you are saying, your eyelids are itching and red and nothing you are putting on them neoseems to help. Sounds like you might be using something you are allergic to. Neomycin is a typical one. See an ophthalmologist and bring in everything you have used. Again, typically there is something you have become sensitive to causing the problem. ...Read more
Every time I stroke my cats I get swollen, red, itchy eyes (sometimes is only one) am I allergic to cats? Never had this problem before now.
It would seem so: You described allergic symptoms in response to a similar stimulus (the cat). You have two choices, avoid cats or start using allergy medicine when you know you'll be around them. ...Read more
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